7 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

7 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Glamis Castle and Bamburgh Castle will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Real Mary King's Close, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh online trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bamburgh Castle, Glamis Castle, Cragside House and Gardens, Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
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Bamburgh Castle
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Cragside House and Gardens

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