Edinburgh City Breaks

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Famous for a Year Round Calendar of Festivals

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is perched on a number of extinct volcano cones and rocky crags that have a brooding, dramatic beauty unequalled anywhere in Britain, making a city break in Edinburgh enchanting.

Designated a World Heritage Site, Edinburgh is full of art, culture, history and beauty.With a university established in 1583, a wide variety of art galleries, museums and theatres, this is a city that never falls short of cultural relevance. Famous for its year round calendar of festivals, Edinburgh attracts an atmosphere of life and vibrancy. Local charm exudes itself from every corner, where the kilt is a common sight and the sounds of the pipes can be heard from the castle walls.

Each New Years Eve the city comes alive with the annual Hogmanay celebrations, held around Edinburgh castle, offer an enchanting location to see the old year out and the new one in. Not forgetting of course the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy festival which has grown a global gathering of comedy and performing arts fans to the city, with weeks of entertainment. This Scottish city break has it all!

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