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Edinburgh Destination Guide

Explore Edinburgh in United Kingdom.

Edinburgh in the region of Scotland with it's 435,791 inhabitants is a town in United Kingdom - some 332 mi (or 534 km) North-West of London, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Edinburgh in United Kingdom

Current time in Edinburgh is now 09:56 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / London" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Stirling, Sheffield, Seafield, Perth, Manchester or Fairmilehead. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

1°C / 33 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Evening Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 96%
Air Pressure 980.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 24% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Friday, 19th of January 2018
Light snow, broken clouds.
Light snow Day: 1°C (35 °F)
Night: 0°C (32 °F)
Saturday, 20th of January 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 1°C (34 °F)
Night: -5°C (24 °F)
Sunday, 21st of January 2018
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 4°C (38 °F)
Night: 6°C (43 °F)


ViStory of Edinburgh Tourist Information...

08:52 min ( August 09, 2009 by vistoryof)
Views: 6,766 - Rating: 5/5

Www.vistoryof.com Story and video Tourist Information Travel Guide. For more on how and what to do in Edinburgh go to http In this overview of Edinburgh's medieval Old Town and Georgian New Town, ViSt...

Edinburgh Castle

00:13 min ( March 06, 2009 by luisantoniocg)
Views: 4,255 - Rating: 5/5

Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh Castle is an ancient stronghold which dominates the sky-line of the city of Edinburgh from its position atop the volcanic Castle Rock. Human habitation of the site is dated ...

1000 Miles of Parkour - Johnny 'Sticky' ...

02:45 min ( April 29, 2010 by NorthSeaSurfer)
Views: 3,136 - Rating: 4.88235/5

Johnny 'Sticky' Budden reaches Edinburgh on his way to Paris in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Visit www.StickyParkour.com to donate to MNDA and for up to the minute details on his jour...

Edinburgh Freeze - 24 February 2008

02:14 min ( February 25, 2008 by liseenecosse)
Views: 6,380 - Rating: 4.75/5

What it says on the tin... People meet in the city centre and stop moving for 5 minutes... Watch out for the anti-freeze guy, with his clothes pegs and all!

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Edinburgh during the next days.


BNI Breakfast In America - Edinburgh Chapter

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BNI - Breakfast In America

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Writing Retreat

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The Only Certainty Is Uncertainty – Embracing Change To Drive Prosperity

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Aline Templeton: Human Face

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Charity Wedding Dress Fashion Show

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We Must Do This More

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Interesting facts about this location

Playfair Project

The Playfair Project created an underground link between the National Gallery of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Academy Building. The project was named after William Henry Playfair, the original designer of both buildings. It has been one of the largest engineering projects of its kind and has been the first modification for either building since the remodelling work undertaken by William Thomas Oldrieve between 1910 and 1912.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 55.95, -3.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Edinburgh, History of Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland, New Town, Edinburgh


Jenners Department Store, now known simply as Jenners, is a department store located in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was the oldest independent department store in Scotland until its acquisition by House of Fraser in 2005.

More reading: Jenners homepage
Located at 55.95, -3.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:British Royal Warrant holders, Category A listed buildings in Scotland, Companies based in Edinburgh, Companies established in 1838, Department stores of the United Kingdom, House of Fraser, Listed buildings in Edinburgh, New Town, Edinburgh, Scottish brands, Service companies of Scotland

Princes Street

Princes Street is one of the major thoroughfares in central Edinburgh, Scotland, and its main shopping street. It is the southernmost street of Edinburgh's New Town, stretching around 1 mile (1.6 km) from Lothian Road in the west to Leith Street in the east. The street is mostly closed to private cars, with public transport given priority. The street has virtually no buildings on the south side, allowing panoramic views of the Old Town, Edinburgh Castle, and the valley between.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 55.95, -3.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:New Town, Edinburgh, Shopping streets in Scotland, Streets in Edinburgh, Visitor attractions in Edinburgh

Church of Scotland

The Church of Scotland, (Scottish Gaelic: Eaglais na h-Alba, Scots: Kirk o Scotland) known informally by its Scots language name, the Kirk, is a Presbyterian church, decisively shaped by the Scottish Reformation. The Church of Scotland traces its roots back to the beginnings of Christianity in Scotland, but its identity is principally shaped by the Reformation of 1560.

More reading: Church of Scotland homepage
Located at 55.95, -3.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Church of Scotland, Members of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, Presbyterian denominations, Reformed denominations in Europe

Scottish National Gallery

The Scottish National Gallery is the national art gallery of Scotland. It is located on The Mound in central Edinburgh, in a neoclassical building designed by William Henry Playfair, and first opened to the public in 1859. The gallery houses the Scottish national collection of fine art, including Scottish and international art from the beginning of the Renaissance up to the start of the 20th century.

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Located at 55.95, -3.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1859 establishments in Scotland, Art museums and galleries in Edinburgh, Category A listed buildings in Scotland, Infrastructure completed in 1859, Listed buildings in Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland, Neoclassical architecture in Scotland, New Town, Edinburgh, Scottish art

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