7 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

7 days in Edinburgh Itinerary

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bamburgh Castle and Georgian House. Visit Edinburgh Castle and Cragside House and Gardens for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin), Glamis Castle (in Glamis) and The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip site.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Side Trips

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Highlights from your trip
Edinburgh Castle ©
Must see
Edinburgh Castle
4.4
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Must see
Rosslyn Chapel
4.6
Bamburgh Castle ©
Must see
Bamburgh Castle
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