About Edinburgh


Let's have a look around into background of Edinburgh
  • State: United kingdom
  • Country: Scotland
  • Latitude: 55.953251
  • Longitude: -3.188267
  • Time zone: British Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT 0 hours

Weather in Edinburgh

Climate: Temperate Maritime Climate

Best Time to Visit: September to April

Location

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh has a total population of 464,990 (2016 Census). The city is also one of the council areas in the country and is located on the southern shore of Firth of Forth.

Distance from Edinburgh center to Airport

Edinburgh Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers and is the busiest airport in Scotland.

Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km

Driving Time: 19 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Scottish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Edinburgh Airport
  • Rail: Abellio ScotRail
  • Road: Lothian Buses

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 2 - 3 $
  • Housekeeper: 2 $
  • Concierge: 2 – 3 $

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 1 – 2 $

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Seafield,
  • Loanhead,
  • Kinghorn

Emergency Contact Numbers in Edinburgh city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 999
  • Railway: +0344 811 0141 (Abellio ScotRail)
  • Airport: +44 844 448 8833 (Edinburgh Airport)
  • Hospital: +44 131 537 6000 (Royal Edinburgh Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Edinburgh.

  •  Hidden Door
  •  LeithLate
  •  Edinburgh Art Festival

Tourist Attractions

  •  Edinburgh Castle
  •  Museum of Scotland
  •  Arthur’s Seat

Theatre & Concerts

  •  The MGA Academy of Performing Arts
  •  Edinburgh Theatre Arts
  •  Edinburgh Playhouse

Visit Top Restaurants in Edinburgh

  •  The Table
  •  Forage and Chatter
  •  Aizle

Top Shopping Centers in Edinburgh

  •  Waverley Mall
  •  Ocean Terminal
  •  Gyle Shopping Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  •  Museum of Edinburgh
  •  Scottish National Gallery
  •  Holyrood Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  •  Oatcakes - Pickles
  •  Thai Food - Nok’s Kitchen
  •  Partridge - Bia Bistrot

Sports Club

  • Edinburgh Capitals - Ice Hockey
  • Edinburgh Eagles – Rugby
  • Edinburgh Diamond Devils - Baseball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 1.65 £
  • Taxi: 3 £ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 961 £
  • Cheap meal: 13 £
  • Gasoline: 1.18 £ / litre
  • 3 course meal: 47.50 £
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