Edinburgh is thought of by many as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Located on the East coast of Scotland’s Central Belt, it has been the capital of Scotland since 1437. With its vast collection of Medieval and Georgian architecture, Edinburgh has the ability to combine both ancient and modern surroundings in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Its distinctive city skyline is dominated by Scotland’s most famous castle, a reminder of Edinburgh’s defining place in the history of the Scottish nation. Beyond the fortified wall of this historic monument, there are world class museums, gothic churches, and amazing galleries brimming with inspiring art collections. Take a tour around the city on an open-top bus or visit the wildly entertaining Edinburgh zoo.
If that’s not enough, don’t forget the world famous Edinburgh Festival and Fringe, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations, as well as top-class restaurants and bars, you’ll definitely be spoilt for choice.
Travelling to and from Edinburgh
There are many ways to travel to and from Edinburgh. If you’re moving there permanently, you may need to move your car and belongings. One option for this is to have them moved by sea.
The stunning scenery, together with great hotels, fabulous shopping and a unique blend of ancient and modern visitor attractions make Edinburgh a must-visit destination for international and domestic visitors.