Things to do
Explore the best Main attractions and things to do in Edinburgh
Braid Apartments are located in a prime central position in Edinburgh’s New Town, close to Princes Street Gardens. 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.
Main attractions in Edinburgh
- 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.
- The Scotch Whisky Experience
A five star visitor attraction at the top of the Royal Mile, this is whisky’s Edinburgh home.
- Princes Street, Edinburgh
The city’s main commercial shopping street, with panoramic views of the Old Town, Edinburgh Castle and the valley between.
- 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.
- 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.
Highland Experience Tours
We have teamed up with our friends at Highland Experience to offer our guests a 20% discount off tours that are booked in advance. USE PROMO CODE :KNIG06
Highland Experience Tours are award winning tours that offer the chance to see, monsters and mountains, chapels and chieftains to walking and whisky, they also offer an authentic Scottish experience, from the comfort of our luxury, bespoke vehicles and in the very capable hands of our fully qualified guides. So if you are thinking of an ‘Experience Tour’, think Highland Experience!