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Highlights in Edinburgh
- Interesting history and rich culture
- Edinburgh Castle
- National Museum of Scotland
- Arthur’s Seat
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B&Bs in Edinburgh
The Old Town, its cobbled lanes, the historic centre, the castles... Edinburgh is the nest of history and beauty of a nation as spectacular as Scotland itself. Its Georgian splendour in the Old Town will leave you stunned and in love at the same time, which is why good accommodations in Edinburgh are only a short bus ride from the city centre or the historic centre where all the attractions are or even just a couple of kilometres by car from Edinburgh Airport.Feeling like British royalty
The B&Bs you can stay at with Holidu have traditional British and Scottish structures that will make you feel part of another reality, they look like petite castles with beautiful gardens and a variety of flowers and plants, many terraces and balconies from centuries gone by. Inside, the ceilings tend to be high with well-shaped, carved columns, antique but modern furnishings, and modern kitchenware, the rooms are very comfortable with large windows overlooking the city.
Travellers and activities
When in Edinburgh, the first place you have to visit is Edinburgh Castle, this ancient fortress is an icon of the capital that has been built on top of volcanic rock in the centre of the city. Throughout its history, it has been used for military purposes since the 12th century and for civilian use only in very recent times. Inside it is a war museum, so if you like that kind of theme this is your ideal place, one of the best things about this tourist spot is the view from outside, don't forget to take a picture.Edinburgh for museum lovers
We are talking about the capital of Scotland, so here you will find the most outstanding places in this cultural and historical territory as well as the National Museum of Scotland. It's a huge museum, divided into sections, and one of the most interesting parts is the one that exhibits the history of Scotland. To end the tour, you can't miss going to the rooftop and admiring the scenery: simply a phenomenal experience.
Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, was born in Edinburgh?
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Arthur's Seat is one of the main attractions in Edinburgh, it is the main peak of a whole group of hills that are part of Holyrood Park, hiking up to this place is a must, from the top you can have one of the most privileged views of the whole famed city in Edinburgh. The place is very clean and well-kept.2. Cultural and historical monuments everywhere
It is necessary to visit these kinds of places which are monuments that add to the culture and history of a place, such as the Palace of Holyroodhouse, better known as Holyrood Palace. Founded as a monastery by David I in 1128, it has held various kings and queens of Scotland since the 15th century. The structure of this palace is fascinating; as we've come to expect from Hollywood movies, it has many secret passages, tunnels, and cellars. When you arrive, ask for the guide at the entrance, you will be grateful to have it to understand more about the history of this fortification.3. I would love to get lost here for hours
Nature is one of those spaces where we could spend hours without getting bored, and we can confirm it with the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh, this botanical garden has an impressive 28 hectares of extension, and at the same time it works as a scientific institution and a tourist attraction, you will love to get lost here for hours, it's beautiful.4. From here I can see your breathtaking beauty, Edinburgh!
Calton Hill is one of the most prized landmarks because from its distance you can see so much of Edinburgh and its natural and cultural wonders. It's not difficult to climb, it has ramps and steps, so it's not so hard to climb, but you'll still have to try to get up there, so bring the right shoes and plenty of water.5. From museums to galleries, we love Scotland!
As a demonstration of its cultural and artistic value, as well as an incredible and imposing museum, we have a fascinating gallery to visit in Edinburgh: the National Gallery of Scotland. This art gallery is a neoclassical building, located on a hill called The Mound, on Princes Street. It was inaugurated in 1859 and has works from the year 1200, its pieces and exhibitions make you travel back in time and immerse yourself in the feelings of its artists.6. Pandas, koalas... everything in this zoo
Edinburgh Zoo is highly rated not only for the spacious halls and grounds as well as the good service of the staff and commercial premises but also for how well the animals are cared for here. There are pandas and koalas, which are rarely seen in these parts, so enjoy your visit but don't arrive too late to see these beautiful species.7. Admirable architecture and a place of peace and spirituality
Edinburgh Cathedral is another incredible monument for those who value their spiritual space and beauty in terms of architecture. One of the highlights of this exemplary building is its dome in the shape of a royal crown, it is also one of the two parishes in Edinburgh's Old Town, and it is also the mother church of Presbyterianism and the Church of Scotland; admission is free, but you can donate. It is gorgeous and well organized, if you can repeat your visit… do it!
FAQs: B&Bs in Edinburgh
Which types of services can you typically find at the B&Bs in Edinburgh?
When looking at the facilities available on Holidu, it can be said that the B&Bs in Edinburgh have everything that travellers search for! Here, the B&Bs generally offer a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (95%), view (60%), and garden (38%)...Sound tempting?
What are the reviews like for the B&Bs in Edinburgh?
On average, the B&Bs here get quite positive reviews. According to Holidu, 36% of B&Bs have a rating average of 4.5 stars. This is a relatively high percentage which allows us to confirm that you will easily find the ideal B&B for a wonderful holiday!
Are the B&Bs in Edinburgh suitable for families with children?
Judging by information from Holidu, 56% of B&Bs in Edinburgh are child-friendly, it will therefore not be difficult to find the perfect B&B for you and your family.
Are the B&Bs in Edinburgh suitable for holiday-makers who wish to travel with their pets?
Generally, less than 10% of B&Bs in Edinburgh accept furry friends. We can therefore advise that there are more suitable destinations in the United Kingdom for holidays with a pet.
Do the B&Bs in Edinburgh generally offer an internet connection?
Of course! According to Holidu's database, 95% of B&Bs in Edinburgh offer Wi-Fi. It is therefore no problem for you to will be able to access your emails and favourite social media sites during your stay!
How much does it cost on average for B&Bs in Edinburgh?
A big percentage of B&Bs in Edinburgh (51%) are less than £100 per night. Therefore, this destination is perfect for booking an affordable B&B!
Do the B&Bs in Edinburgh generally have a fireplace or a swimming pool?
Not always. According to Holidu information, only 8% of B&Bs in Edinburgh are equipped with a fireplace.
Are the B&Bs in Edinburgh suitable for stays in big groups or better for a holiday as a small group?
According to Holidu information, 48% of B&Bs welcome small groups of up to four travellers. Edinburgh is the ideal destination for going in small groups, with family or friends!
Do the B&Bs in Edinburgh offer outdoor space to enjoy?
18% of B&Bs have a balcony or terrace, and 60% have a view, but it is not very common, so availability can be selective. If this is important to you, you should anticipate a bit more time for research, and use the filters that suit you the best to be sure to find the B&B of your dreams. However, 38% of B&Bs in Edinburgh have gardens, where you can bask in the sun.