5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Bamburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Head to Direct Pets and Swallow Fishfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses), Seacliff Beach (in North Berwick) and St Andrews Links (in St. Andrews). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, stroll through St Aiden Beach, contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh vacation builder tool.

In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

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Seahouses, Bamburgh, Direct Pets, Seacliff Beach, Rosslyn Chapel
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Arthur's Seat
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Rosslyn Chapel

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