Official Guide to Edinburgh
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Explore Areas

Edinburgh is divided into six very unique areas, each with its own special charm. Our local insider highlights the very best to see and do wherever you are in the capital.

The Royal Mile

A must visit for both residents and visitors. Explore iconic attractions, vibrant eateries and quirky shops.

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West End

Discover Edinburgh’s best kept secret and make the most of your city break in Scotland's capital.

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Delight in the diverse range of cafés, restaurants and bars.

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Village charm and a bohemian vibe - a place where artists, musicians, poets and writers have long made their homes. A visit to Edinburgh wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the lively village of Stockbridge

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South Side

Home to the majority of Edinburgh’s students as well as being a mecca for culture lovers and architecture buffs, dominated by the vast green space of The Meadows and Holyrood Park.

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