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Edinburgh

Regions of Edinburgh…
Old Town
New Town
Stockbridge & Canonmills
Leith
East
South
West
Points of Interests in Edinburgh…

NameTypeClassArea
6 TimesLandmarkSculpturesLeith
Abbey and Palace of HolyroodhouseLandmarkRoyal ResidenceOld Town
Anatomical MuseumMuseumAnatomyOld Town
Arthur's SeatNaturalSummit VistaOld Town
Calton HillNaturalVistaNew Town
Camera ObscuraAttraction View PointOld Town
City Art CentreMuseumArtOld Town
Corstorphine Old Parish ChurchLandmark / ReligiousChurchWest
Craigmillar CastleLandmarkCastleSouth
Dovecot GalleryMuseumTapestryOld Town
Dr Neil's (Secret) GardenNaturalGardenEast
Duddingston Loch
NaturalWildlife ReserveEast
Duddingston VillageLandmarkOld VillageEast
Dundas Street Independent Art GalleriesLandmarkArt StreetNew Town
Dynamic EarthMueumGeographyOld Town
Edinburgh CastleLandmarkCastleOld Town
Edinburgh Gin DistilleryAttractionDistilleryNew Town
Edinburgh Sculpture WorkshopAttractionSculpture WorkshopLeith
Edinburgh ZooAttractionZooWest
Fettes CollegeLandmarkSchoolStockbridge and Canonmills
Firth of ForthLandmarkBridgeWest
Fruitmarket GalleryMuseumArtOld Town
Gladstone's LandMuseumOld TenementOld Town
GrassmarketNeighborhoodOld Town
Greyfriars BobbyLandmarkDog's GraveOld Town
Greyfriars KirkyardLandmarkCemeteryOld Town
Holyrood ParkNaturalCity ParkOld Town
James Clerk Maxwell's Birthplace and MuseumMuseumHome New Town
Jupiter ArtlandAttractionSculpture ParkWest
Lauriston CastleLandmarkCastleWest
Museum of ChildhoodMuseumToysOld Town
Museum of EdinburghMuseumHistoryOld Town
Museum on the MoundMuseumMoneyOld Town
National Gallery of ScotlandMuseumArtNew Town
National Library of ScotlandMuseumScottish LibraryOld Town
National Museum of ScotlandMuseumScotland HeritageOld Town
North BridgeLandmarkBridgeOld Town
Old Calton Burial GroundLandmarkCemeteryNew Town
Old Parliament HallLandmarkOld Parliament BldgOld Town
Patriothall GalleryMuseumArtStockbridge and Canonmills
PortobelloAttractionBeach ResortEast
Princes StreetShoppingStreetNew Town
Rosslyn ChapelLandmark / ReligiousChapelSouth
Royal Botanic GardenNaturalGardenStockbridge and Canonmills
Royal MileLandmarkWalking RouteOld Town
Royal Yacht BritanniaMuseumNautical YachtLeith
Salisbury CragsNaturalCity VistaOld Town
Scottish National Gallery of Modern ArtMuseumModern ArtNew Town
St Andrew's & St George's West ChurchLandmark / ReligiousChurchNew Town
St Bernard's WellLandmark16th Century BldgStockbridge and Canonmills
St Cecilia's HallMuseumMusicOld Town
St Giles' CathedralLandmark / ReligiousCathedralOld Town
St Mary's Episcopal CathedralLandmark / ReligiousCathedralNew Town
St Mary's Metropolitan CathedralLandmark / ReligiousCathedralNew Town
Stills GalleryMuseumPhotographyOld Town
Surgeons' Hall MuseumsMuseumSurgery / DentalOld Town
Swanston VillageVillageThatched CottagesSouth
Talbot Rice GalleryMuseumArtOld Town
The Dean VillageVillageOld Milling SiteNew Town
The Georgian HouseLandmark18th centuryNew Town
The Peoples' Story MuseumMuseumEdinburgh LifeOld Town
The Royal ObservatoryAttractionAstronomySouth
The Scott MonumentLandmarkGothic MonumentNew Town
The Scottish National Portrait GalleryMuseumArtNew Town
The Scottish ParliamentLandmarkParliamentOld Town
The Writers' MuseumMuseumScottish AuthorsOld Town
Upright GalleryMuseumCommercial ArtSouth
Water of LeithNaturalRiver WalkwayStockbridge and Canonmills / West
Day Trips from Edinburgh…
  • Eilean Donan Castle
  • The Firth Bridge 🏛
  • Glasgow
  • Glencoe
  • Hadrian’s Wall
  • Loch Lomond
  • Loch Ness
  • Northumberland Coast
    • Holy Island
  • Scottish Highlands
  • St. Andrews
  • Stirling Castle
  • Whiskey regions
    • Campbeltown
    • Highland
    • Islay
    • Lowland
    • Speyside

Transportation in Edinburgh…

✈️ Airports

Edinburgh has one major airport for passenger service. Glasgow Airport may be an alternative choice as it is 46 miles from Edinburgh.
EDI Edinburgh International Airport – Is just 13 km west of the city. Airlines have non-stop service to New York & Newark in the US. Links to major European cities are available. Transportation to the city center is available Edinburgh Trams or direct Airlink 100 bus. Buses on Skylink 200 go to north side of the city & Leith, Skylink 300 to the south side and Skylink 400 to southern fringes.

🚊 Public Transportation

Suburban TrainTfENational Rail
Borders Crossrail, (route map) Edinburgh Waverley ↔︎ Tweedbank
Scot Rail’s North Berwick line, (timetable & map) Glasgow ↔︎ Edinburgh ↔︎ North Berwick / Dunbar
Edinburgh Train Stations
Edinburgh Waverley Station – Located in the heart of Edinburgh it has rail services to and on:
East Coast Main Line, Aberdeen ↔︎ Edinburgh ↔︎ London Kings Cross
Caledonian Sleeper, – London Euston ↔︎ Edinburgh ↔︎ Inverness / Aberdeen / Fort William
Haymarket Station – located on the west side of Edinburgh
Brunstane Station – located on the east side of Edinburgh
Newcraighall Station – located on the east side of Edinburgh

Light Rail / TramEdinburgh Trams
Current 1a Tram line, Edinburgh Airport ↔︎ York Place ↔︎ (under construction) Ocean Terminal

City Bus:
Lothian: (network map)
56 routes (+12 night)
First Bus (Edinburgh area route map)
9 routes
BicycleJust Eat Cycles
Transit Cards / PassesPlusBus