YOUR GUIDE TO EDINBURGH
Below you can find a range of recommended activities to do during your visit to Edinburgh, to enjoy as a couple or as a family.
Edinburgh Castle dominates Scotland’s capital city from its great rock. Its story has helped shape the nation’s story. The Castle is open daily to visitors and is a great day out for all the family.
Glenkinchie Distillery is closely located to the castle, and is a fantastic day out for anyone keen to learn more about whisky. Your visit includes a full tour and tasting, with a shop on site for purchasing gifts.
There are a range of golf courses in close proximity of Dalhousie Castle. We have preferential rates with Duddingston Golf Course available on request. Just ask a member of our team for more information.
Just minutes from Dalhousie Castle, Butterfly & Insect World is open daily. Based in a tropical paradise, they have a range of animals to explore, with regular talks on feedings and handling demonstrations.
ROYAL YACHT BRITANNIA
Voted the UK’s no1 tourist attraction, the Royal Yacht Britannia allows you to experience what is was like on board the queen’s royal residence. Located in Leith with plenty of cafes and shopping.
Lasswade Stables are very close to Dalhousie Castle and offer experienced instruction for those 2 years and older. You are invited to come along and try as a beginner or an experienced rider.
One of Scotland’s most remarkable buildings which is still used today as a place of worship, Rosslyn Chapel grew in popularity after the publication of Dan Brown’s novel, The Da Vinci Code, in 2003, and the subsequent film.
CLIMB AN EXTINCT VOLCANO
Arthur’s Seat is located just off the Royal Mile, there is beautiful scenery to enjoy, and if you can climb to the top you’ll get incredible panoramic views over Edinburgh.
We work with Tweed Guide Fishing who can create fishing experiences for beginners or experienced anglers, depending on your requirements. You can book for trout or grayline fishing, or salmon for an additional charge. Ask for more details.
Use the Borders Railway to travel through Edinburgh, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders along the newest railway line in Britain. With travelling time less than one hour, enjoy iconic city views and picture-perfect countryside sweeping past your train window on one of Scotland’s Great Scenic Rail Journeys