5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh

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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 Bamburgh Castle. Step off the beaten path and head to Farne Islands and Cragside House and Gardens. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Grace Darling Museum (in Bamburgh), Discovery Point (in Dundee) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, contemplate the long history of Gilmerton Cove, explore the historical opulence of Holyrood Park, and explore the galleries of Paxton House.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, St Andrews Links, Discovery Point, Paxton House
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
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Bamburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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