Edinburgh rail breaks
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Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland, with everything a capital should have – a sense of history, superb architecture, great museums and a vibrant cultural life. Its townscape rates among the finest in Europe, with the streets and squares punctuated by spires and dotted with leafy green spaces.
Edinburgh CastlePerched high on volcanic rock, the castle is the symbol of the Scottish nation, reflecting 1,000 years of history, experience the rich mix of architectural style and spectacular views north over the city. Don’t miss the one o’clock gun from Mills Mount Battery.
Holyroodhouse PalaceFounded as a monastery, the pepperpot towered castle is the Queen’s official residence in Scotland. You can explore living space, filled with works of art from the Royal Collection and with the Chambers of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Royal MileA focal point for visitors, the Royal Mile stretches downhill from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace, where you will find the new Scottish Parliament building. Lined with medieval tenements and around 60 thin wynds and vennels (alleys).
National GalleryWith huge gold pillars, this striking classical revival building, houses superb Old Masters and Scottish collection. The gallery’s impressive paintings, sculptures and drawings include some by the great masters of Europe.
Princes Street GardensOriginally a residential area, the most famous street in Scotland is now the place to shop, with the worlds oldest department store, Jenners. While the oasis of green found in the gardens is where you find the Ross Fountain and Floral Clock.
Scotch Whiskey ExperienceWhiskey is a drink synonymous with Scotland and this popular attraction shows the journey from the barley fields to the bottle, view the largest collection of Scottish whiskies and enjoy wee dram (taste).
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