Things to do

Explore the best Main attractions and things to do in Edinburgh

The Knight Residence Serviced Apartments are located in a prime central position in Edinburgh’s Old Town, close to Edinburgh Castle. This central position is the ideal base in which to explore everything Edinburgh has to offer.  Here are a few of the best main attractions and things to do in Edinburgh.

Theatre Packages

We are delighted to be an Official Partner to the Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre.

Our theatre packages are available to book online for 2 nights only for the following combinations –
– One or two bedroom apartment with 2 tickets
– Two or three bedroom apartment with 3 tickets
– Two or three bedroom apartment with 4 tickets

Allocated tickets are Tier A tickets at the Edinburgh Playhouse. Transfers are not included. Prices are advance purchase only and are subject to availability. For other apartment/guest combinations email

Main attractions in Edinburgh

  1. Edinburgh Castle
    This historic fortress dominates Edinburgh’s skyline from its position on the Castle Rock. It is the backdrop to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo during the annual Edinburgh International Festival, and Scotland’s most visited paid tourist attraction.
  2. The Scotch Whisky Experience
    A five star visitor attraction at the top of the Royal Mile, this is whisky’s Edinburgh home.
  3. Princes Street, Edinburgh
    The city’s main commercial shopping street, with panoramic views of the Old Town, Edinburgh Castle and the valley between.
  4. Princes Street Gardens
    In the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, these gardens are the best known park in Edinburgh and host various concerts and events including the Festival Firework Concert and the city’s Hogmanay celebrations.
  5. National Museum of Scotland
    The National Museum showcases artifacts from around the world, including geology, archaeology, natural history, science, technology, art and world cultures as well as Scottish history, antiquities and culture. Dolly the sheep, the first successful clone of a mammal, is exhibited here. Free admission.