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Edinburgh Attractions

When you stay with us at Queens Guest House you can enjoy exploring the many attractions that Edinburgh has to offer.  The city is famous for its culture, history and hospitality.

Edinburgh is world reknowned for its International festival and the Edinburgh fringe which runs in August every year.

There are also plenty of other festivals which run throughout the year – Edinburgh Festivals website will give you up to date information on what is on in Edinburgh over the coming months.

There is so much to see & do in Edinburgh, with its many Edinburgh attractions the opportunities are endless…
The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo

The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an annual series of Military tattoos performed by British Armed Forces, Commonwealth and International military bands, and display teams on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. The event takes place annually throughout August as part of the wider Edinburgh Festival (a collective name for many independent festivals and events held in Edinburgh during August). http://www.edintattoo.co.uk
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Edinburgh Botanic Gardens

Edinburgh Botanic Gardens

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is a scientific centre for the study of plants, their diversity and conservation, as well as a popular tourist attraction. Originally founded in 1670 as a physic garden to grow medicinal plants, today it occupies four sites across Scotland — Edinburgh, Dawyck, Logan and Benmore — each with its own specialist collection. The RBGE's living collection consists of more than 13,302 plant species, (34,422 accessions)[1] whilst the herbarium contains in excess of 3 million preserved specimens. http://www.rbge.org.uk/  
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The Real Mary Kings Close

The Real Mary Kings Close

Discover for yourself Edinburgh's deepest secret; a warren of hidden streets that has remained frozen in time since the 17th Century. 1 hour guided tour. http://www.realmarykingsclose.com/
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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position on the Castle Rock. The castle, in the care of Historic Scotland, is Scotland's most-visited paid tourist attraction. As the backdrop to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo during the annual Edinburgh International Festival the castle has become a recognisable symbol of Edinburgh and of Scotland. http://www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk
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