Scotland’s capital is one of the most captivating places in the UK, with a whole host of attractions to keep you busy. There are world-class museums, stunning natural attractions and secret spots galore. Your only difficulty will be in fitting it all in! We’re sharing our favourite things to do with a weekend in Edinburgh, to help you make the most of your time.
Weekend in Edinburgh – Day 1
To get your bearings, head to Calton Hill, around a mile from the Castle and the Old Town. This UNESCO World Heritage site has quite a few iconic landmarks including the City Observatory and the Nelson Monument. After the 5 minute climb, you’ll enjoy panoramic views over Edinburgh and towards Fife.
For an even better view, pay the £5 fee to ascend the Nelson Monument.