4 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

4 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bamburgh Castle and Holyrood Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, make a trip to The Royal Mile, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip builder .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cragside House and Gardens, Bamburgh Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
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The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens