4 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

4 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Andrews Links and Georgian House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Glamis Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury) and Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh). Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Farne Islands and explore the historical opulence of Holyrood Park.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh holiday planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glamis Castle, Cragside House and Gardens, Farne Islands, Bamburgh Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
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St Andrews Links
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Farne Islands

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