To feel the real pulse of Edinburgh, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover nearby areas such as Morningside, Slateford, and Kingsknowe.
Edinburgh is famous throughout the world as home to Edinburgh Castle. This popular attraction is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the middle of the city.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Book tickets for one or two of the popular live performances at the King's Theatre and the Edinburgh Corn Exchange.
One of the best ways to experience the great outdoors is to hit the fairways at the area’s challenging golf links like the Braid Hills Golf Course and the Mortonhall Golf Course.
Come see popular sporting heroes, the Heart of Midlothian, do battle in the nearby Tynecastle Stadium. On game days follow the sea of maroon and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
After enjoying the charms of Craiglockhart, relax for the night in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Tune Hotel - Haymarket, Edinburgh, the Staycity Serviced Apartments - West End, or the Premier Inn Edinburgh City (Haymarket).