Category Archives: Activities

Things to do in Edinburgh for locals and visitors. Detailing activities from museums to music gigs, date nights to day tours.

26 Festive Things to do in Edinburgh in Winter

Bustling Edinburgh’s Christmas Market in Princes Street Gardens, George Street lights illuminating the midnight blue sky and The Dome’s towering tree of varying colours. Keep reading to find out the ultimate list of festive things to do in Edinburgh in winter for locals and tourists alike. Why don’t you stay a little longer and experience […]

Highlands Tours from Edinburgh: History, Whisky, Harry Potter &; Outlander

Jacobite Steam Train Hogwarts Train Harry Potter Scotland

Looking for the best Highlands tours from Edinburgh? While it takes over three hours to get there, Edinburgh is the perfect starting point for exploring the rolling hills, deep lochs and history in the north of Scotland because there are so many one-day and multi-day tours to meet every budget, timeframe and reasons for visiting. […]

Sneak Peek Inside The Royal Yacht Britannia Edinburgh & Tour Review

Royal Yacht BRITANNIA Tour Bell on Deck

Catch a glimpse of Queen Elizabeth’s preferred room, see the honeymoon bed requested by Charles, and find out why a wombat takes pride of place in a roof fan during this self-guided tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh. After 44 years of royal service, HMY Britannia is berthed at Ocean Terminal in Leith […]

The Chocolatarium: Review of Edinburgh’s Hands-On Chocolate Tour

Chocolate moulds with toppings The Chocolatarium Activities Tours on Royal Mile Edinburgh

Like chocolate? You’ll love this interactive attraction in the Old Town. The Chocolatarium is Edinburgh’s only micro chocolate factory and during your visit you get the opportunity to smell, touch, taste, make and drink chocolate. During the 90 minute tour, you’ll learn about the history of chocolate, try variations from around the world and make […]

Edinburgh in One Day: Jam-Packed Itinerary Options

Free things to do in Edinburgh Humes Royal Mile Edinburgh

Wondering how to pack everything into Edinburgh in one day? I know we’re biased but 24 hours is never enough in Scotland’s capital but we appreciate that some trips are tight on time so we’ve created this jam-packed one-day Edinburgh itinerary that ticks all the exciting bucket list items around the Old and New Town. […]