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Why Visiting Edinburgh Is A Must*

More and more people are choosing to spend their holidays in the UK, as opposed to visiting an overseas location. There are many different reasons why this is the case. Not only are these vacations much cheaper, but individuals are appreciating everything that Britain has to offer. Plus, going abroad does not seem like a likely possibility considering the current COVID restrictions. Keeping that in mind, in this post we are going to reveal the various reasons why you should consider visiting Edinburgh…

Edinburgh Festivals – There is only one place to begin and this is with the fact that there is an abundance of fantastic festivals going on throughout the year in Edinburgh. August is the month to visit if you really want to experience the best of the festivals that are on offer. More than 25,000 artists will grace the city with their presence. 

Literary Heritage – Edinburgh has a unique literary heritage that makes it exceptionally popular. If this is something that interests you, you should definitely visit The Writer’s Museum. Here you will find work from the likes of Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns, as well as some other Scottish writers. This is why Edinburgh is also a popular choice for UK school trips, as it is a place of great education.

Whisky – Do you enjoy a glass of whisky? This is definitely the tipple of choice in Edinburgh. It is certainly worth taking a trip to The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre. Here you will be able to enjoy the drink, learn about the history of making it and treat yourself to one of the many malts and blends that are available in the store.

Gardens – There are plenty of places to relax, take in the special atmosphere and enjoy the scenery whilst in Edinburgh. From The Meadows to Arthur’s Seat, this is a city with plenty of beautiful gardens, and some amazing secret ones too. 

Fantastic Restaurants – Another reason why you should consider staying in a high street hostel or hotel in Edinburgh is that this city is a paradise for any food lover. Did you know that Edinburgh has more restaurants per head than anywhere in the UK? You are assured to find delicious food, whether you are looking for a hidden gem or want to treat yourself to dinner at a Michelin star restaurant. 

Shopping – If you are someone that likes to shop until they drop then you will certainly be at home in Edinburgh. They are plenty of options for you to choose from – from designer stores, to one-off boutiques, to high street stores. Princes Street is the place to be for any shopper.

All in all, when you take the six points that have been mentioned into consideration it is not difficult to see why you should consider staying in a high street rental in Edinburgh. There is something for everyone to enjoy in this city, so you are bound to enjoy your visit there.

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