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Short Breaks & Weekend Breaks, Edinburgh

A short break in Edinburgh or a weekend break, has been likened by visitors to the city to a visit to Barcelona, Copenahagen, Berlin and other major Euopean cities. Minutes away from this historic hotel you'll discover Edinburgh's Old Town district with its historic architecture, bars, coffee shops, craft shops and restaurants. For theatre breaks, shopping, visiting attractions this is a 'must visit' Edinburgh short break destination.

What you can see and do in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh has always been a favoured destination for weekend and short breaks. In Edinburgh, historic attractions have always been favourites but now it has more to offer than ever with several new attractions:

  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • The Royal Mile
  • Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Museum of Scotland
  • Dynamic Earth – the evolution of our Earth
  • Edinburgh Dungeon
  • The Scottish Parliament With a truely cosmopolitan atmosphere Edinburgh’s appeal is a city for all:

    - Gourmet restaurants sit comfortably beside traditional Scottish bars
    - High street shopping alongside serious designer stores
    - Cinemas beside theatres and galleries
    - The buzz of the city beside the peaceful city parks and gardens.

    Additionally, Edinburgh has shopping to rival any European city from the traditional style of the famous Jenners department store, to the cosmopolitan chic of Harvey Nichols, to the designer shops of the Old Town and New Town areas.

  •  Weekend and Short Breaks in Edinburgh - Madren Art Gallery, Shopping and Crown Jewels at Edinburgh Castle

    But don't take our word for it:

    The readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine voted Edinburgh their favourite city in 2002.

    "Edinburgh is an extraordinary city with a unique blend of culture, sophistication and architecture" - Lonely Planet Guide.

    "To emerge from the bustling, subterranean bowels of Waverley Station and to find yourself in the very heart of such a glorious city is a happy experience indeed" - Bill Bryson, Travel Writer.

    For rates see some of our Edinburgh short breaks special offers.

    Weekend Breaks Edinburgh