Edinburgh, Capital of Scotland and home to the annual International Festival is one of the worlds most beautiful cities, with its’ magnificent setting around the extinct volcano of Arthurs’ seat, its’ famous castle and its’ wealth of architectural heritage from the late medieval ‘Old Town’ to the classical ‘New Town’ of the Georgian era.
In recent years, Edinburgh has gained a number of new visitor attractions, including the new Museum of Scotland. There is also the exciting Dynamic Earth, the new Scottish Parliament and the Royal Yacht Britannia moored at Leith.
Ratifying Edinburgh’s international reputation is the recent acquisition of the title ‘World Heritage Site‘. The Site stretches from Holyrood Palace in the east to the Dean Village in the west.
Shopping in Princes Street and the surrounding area is a pleasure, with new stores enhancing the city’s reputation around Scotland.