12 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

12 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. Bring the kids along to Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Glasgow Tigers Speedway (in Glasgow), Bamburgh (Ross Back Sands Beach & St Aiden Beach) and The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and identify plant and animal life at Phoenix Falconry.

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If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Glasgow Tigers Speedway, Argaty Red Kites, Pease Bay, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Dalhousie Castle Falconry