All info about tours, activities and excursions in Edinburgh and Scotland. Tips for fun activities can be found here:
Tips for activities in Edinburgh
Online you will find a wide range of activities, guided tours and excursions in Edinburgh. We have put together the most interesting activities and things to do per type of activity:
1. Spooky & Mysterious
Edinburgh has many dark and mysterious sides. It is a city full of legends surrounding the cemeteries such as Greyfriars Kirkyard and underground parts of the city such as the Underground Vaults and The Real Mary King's Close. If you want an exciting and mysterious activity in Edinburgh, we recommend the following tours:
2. Culinary Activities in Edinburgh
Taste Scotland and discover more than just whiskey and haggis:
3. Discover Edinburgh by bus
The hop on hop off buses are an ideal way to discover the city. Enjoy the view from the open top bus and hop off at the various points of interest as often as you like. These hop on hop off buses are certainly also ideal if you want to visit the port of Leith with the Royal yacht Britannia.
4. Activities with kids
A visit to the city of Edinburgh doesn't have to be boring for the kids either. In the Scottish capital, for example, you will find the Edinburgh Zoo, where you can view special animal species such as the koala and the giant panda. Or visit the memorial of Greyfriars Bobby, John Gray's Sky Terrier, one of Edinburgh's best-known legends. Things to do in Edinburgh with kids:
5. Guided tours in Edinburgh
Discover the most beautiful places in Edinburgh and hear interesting anecdotes and legends about the Scottish capital by going out with a guide. Do you already know all the stories about Poltergeist and Greyfriars Bobby? Tip: One of my favorite activities is to discover Edinburgh by bicycle. With this BajaBikes bike tour a guide will take you on a journey to special places in the city.
6. Day trips in Scotland
When you think of Scotland, you probably immediately think of the Scottish Highlands. In this article you can read in detail about all the sights in the area. From Edinburgh these are a number of popular day trips such as Loch Ness Lake, Glencoe or one of the many Scottish castles: