Category Archives: For rainy days

I have a secret to tell you… in Edinburgh, sometimes, it rains. I know! And here you were thinking that we had hours of endless sunshine all year round. Never fret though, even when the heavens open, there is plenty to see and do.

Edinburgh Dungeon

One of the things I love about Edinburgh is its colourful past. The streets of the Old Town are just teeming with fascinating stories, some a little *ahem*grisly at times, but these tales are definitely worth seeking out while you are in Edinburgh. One of the best places  to see these stories come to life is at the Edinburgh Dungeon, just behind Waverley Station on Market Street.

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The Scotch Whisky Experience

It’s true that a lot of visitors come to Scotland through their love of Scotch whisky, and this is particularly evident in Edinburgh, which is the first port of call for most tourists north of the border. Despite not having any distilleries here, there is plenty to satisfy the discerning whisky lover in the city, and one of the most popular attractions on this front is The Scotch Whisky Experience.

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The Scottish National Gallery

Right in the very heart of the city, you’ll find one of Scotland’s largest  and finest collections of art in the Scottish National Gallery. A complex of three different buildings seamlessly interconnected, this wide collection consists of ever-changing exhibitions in the Royal Academy, and permanent works from the great names of European art like Monet, Raphael, Titian and Rembrandt.

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