Best Landmarks in Edinburgh

Expert recommended Top 3 Landmarks in Edinburgh, UK. All of our landmarks face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!


Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Directions

Since 1314

Castle Grounds, Cafes and Shops, Explorer Pass and Membership, Filming, Mary, Hire a Venue, Cannon, Civil Ceremonies, Military, Weddings, Private Events, Dining, Historic Scotland, Audio Guide, Queen of Scots, Scottish History, Crown Jewels & Prisoner of War

Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of Edinburgh from its position on the Castle Rock. Archaeologists have established human occupation of the rock since at least the Iron Age, although the nature of the early settlement is unclear. Go straight to an exciting part, follow an itinerary, or allow an audio guide to show you around. Discover some highlights of a visit to Edinburgh Castle, from the Royal Palace and Honours of Scotland

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Price: Adult (16-59 yrs) £17.50
Child (5-15 yrs) £10.50
Concession £14

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Apr - Sept:
Mon - Sun 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Oct - Mar:
Mon - Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH8 8DX Directions

Since 1678

Georgian Papers Programme, Learning Room, Exhibition, Frogmore House, Publications, Performance, Architectural Buildings, Access Event, Lecture/Talk, Café, Special Visit, Course/Study Day, Private View/Tour, Events, Workshop, School Session and Resources, Historical Places & Activity

The Palace of Holyroodhouse, commonly referred to as Holyrood Palace, is the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland, Queen Elizabeth II. Open throughout the year, the Palace of Holyroodhouse stands at the end of Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Explore the Palace's close associations with some of Scotland’s most well-known historic figures such as Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie, and learn how today it is used by The Queen when carrying out official engagements in Scotland.

Price: Adult £16.50
Over 60 £14.90
Student (With Valid ID) £14.90
Under 17/Disabled £9.50
Family (2 Adults and 3 Under 17s) £42.50

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1 November - 31 March:
Mon - Sun 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
1 April - 31 October:
Mon - Sun 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Craigmillar Castle Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SY Directions

Since 1566

Search and Events, Visitor Centre, Access Guide, Guide Tour, Tower House, Historic Site, Gardens, Architectural Structures, Tourist Place, Hall and Prison, Tower, Monument, Approach to Site, Old City Walls, Castle, Filming, The Outer Court & Venue Hire

Craigmillar Castle is a ruined medieval castle in Edinburgh. Climb the tower house, one of Scotland’s oldest, which houses fascinating features like a fine great hall and a prison. Get lost in Craigmillar’s nooks and crannies – its many mysterious chambers make it a great castle to explore. Look for the remains of an unusual fishpond in the grounds – it’s laid out in the shape of a letter P, for Preston.

Registration 460184

Price: Adult: £6
Child aged 5-15: £3.60
Concession: £4.80

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1 April - 30 September:
Mon - Sun 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
30 October - 31 March:
Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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