5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

5 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Edinburgh tour itinerary builder

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

View / edit route

1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland. Kids will enjoy Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Beadnell Bay Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Chillingham Castle (in Alnwick). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

For photos and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip app .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In May in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Beadnell Bay Beach, Cragside House and Gardens, Chain Bridge Honey Farm, Coldingham Sands
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

Similar Plans

2 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SPAIN April, outdoors, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM INDIA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM DENMARK May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Glasgow & Edinburgh BY A USER FROM HUNGARY September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM DENMARK May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Inverness & Edinburgh BY A USER FROM CYPRUS July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans