Discover Edinburgh

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Visit Edinburgh and discover a city like no other. Steeped in history, Edinburgh seamlessly blends old and new, providing locals with the perfect destination to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of a diverse and vibrant city.


Whether you are interested in experiencing Scottish Heritage or enjoy the shopping experience in the New Town, Edinburgh has something for everyone. Edinburgh is one of the most diverse cities in the world and offers many unique experiences you won’t want to miss.

New Town

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Built in the mid-to-late 18th Century in response to overcrowding in what is now known as the Old Town, Edinburgh’s New Town has flourished as a true marvel of urban planning and stunning Neo-Classical architecture.

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Old Town

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These days the city boundaries may stretch from Queensferry to Joppa along the Forth and south into the Pentland Hills but when you’re talking about the original, medieval Edinburgh, the Old Town is it.

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Thinking about what you can get up to outside of our conference? We’ve put together a list of the top activities you can do while visiting in June!

Edinburgh’s 101 Objects

Edinburgh’s 101 Objects brings you the opportunity to learn more about Scotland’s capital and its fascinating history right where it happened. Not sure where to start? Marketing Edinburgh have put together some itineraries to get you going.

The Scotch Whisky Experience

Take a sensational journey through a replica distillery, before your expert guide imparts the secrets of the Whisky regions. Finally, you’ll choose your perfect ‘dram’, and taste it in The World’s Largest Whisky Collection. Read more about the experience here.

Edinburgh Outdoors

Edinburgh abounds with fantastic things to do outdoors throughout the year. Step outside in the city centre and discover its cobbled streets, fashionable walkways and ancient alleys.  From the picturesque West End sprinkled with stylish boutiques, gift shops, florists and interior shops to the bustling streets of George and Princes Streets and the colourful Grassmarket and ancient Royal Mile, the beauty of Edinburgh city centre is its compact size.  A walkable city, you can easily explore the architecture, history, shops, theatres and museums on foot. See more here.

Ghost Tours

Are you afraid of the dark? Edinburgh has a colourful and gruesome past and is home to some of the most haunted places in the world. The ancient, narrow streets of the city’s old town provide the perfect setting for some of the haunted stories and tours around the city.

Find more about what tours are on offer here

The city still has so much to offer from amateur comedy shows to unique lunch spots. To find out more about the city, visit Marketing Edinburgh’s website.