Kimpton Charlotte Square is in Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town, the hub of the city’s shopping and nightlife. We’re also near the Old Town, where the Royal Mile runs from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace, official Scots residence of the British monarch.
Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress that dominates the Edinburgh skyline from its position on Castle Rock.
The Queens official residence in Edinburgh and the home of Scottish Royal History.
Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia, also known as the Royal Yacht Britannia, is the former royal yacht of the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in service from 1954 until 1997.
Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, art and designs, science and technology, Scottish history under one roof.
Edinburgh Zoo is owned by The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). The Society was founded in March 1909, and the Zoo opened in July 1913. Set in 82 acres of sloping parkland, the Zoo is situated three miles to the west of Edinburgh city centre. Visit the UK's only giant pandas (Tian Tian and Yang Guang). 20 mins journey by car.
Arthur's Seat is an extinct volcano which is considered the main peak of the group of hills in Edinburgh, Scotland, which form most of Holyrood Park, described by Robert Louis Stevenson as "a hill for magnitude, a mountain in virtue of its bold design"
Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is a major tourist attraction in the Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland located on Castlehill section of the Royal Mile close to Edinburgh Castle. Founded by entrepreneur Maria Theresa Short in 1835 and a key site in Patrick Geddes' development of regional planning.
The Scotch Whisky Experience, a five star visitor attraction at the top of Edinburgh's Royal Mile, where we've been inspiring visitors to Edinburgh about the joys of Scotch whisky for over 30 years. Whether you take a tour, visit our shop or restaurant, or enjoy an event or tasting here, we guarantee a sensational experience.
Calton Hill is one of Edinburgh's main hills, set right in the city centre. It is unmistakable with its Athenian acropolis poking above the skyline and included in the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site. The acropolis is in fact an unfinished monument - originally called the "National Monument". Initiated in 1816, a year after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, it was meant to be a replica of the Parthenon in Athens, as a memorial to those who had died in the Napoleonic Wars.
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is an art museum on Queen Street, Edinburgh. The gallery holds the national collections of portraits, all of which are of, but not necessarily by, Scots. It also holds the Scottish National Photography Collection.