When you stay at the Trinity Mansion Apartment you can enjoy exploring the many Edinburgh attractions on offer throughout the city which is famous for its culture, history and hospitality.

Edinburgh is most famous for its International festival and also the Edinburgh Fringe which runs in August, as well as the spectacular Hogmanay celebrations which are viewed across the globe as we welcome in the new year!

The Edinburgh Festivals website will give you the most up to date information on what is on in Edinburgh in the coming months.

EDINBURGH CASTLE

Scotland's most popular tourist destination with around a million visitors per year. Located at the top of the Royal Mile perhced on the extinct volcanic Castle Rock, the 12th century Edinburgh castle dominates the skyline

HOLYROOD PALACE

Founded as a monastery in 1128, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is the Queen's official residence in Scotland. The palace stands at the bottom of teh Royal Mile, at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle.

CALTON HILL

One of Edinburgh's mail hills set right in the city centre, largely responsible for Edinburgh being described as the 'Athens of the North'. With dramatic views to the Firth of Forth and Fife to the north, Holyrood Park to the south.

ROYAL MILE

The Royal Mile is the heart of Scotland’s historic capital - running through the heart of the Old Town, it connects the magnificent Edinburgh Castle (which is perched high on a base of volcanic rock) with the splendour of the Palace of Holyroodhouse which rests in the shadows of Arthur’s Seat. The Royal Mile is overlooked by impressive historic buildings, between which the cobbled closes and narrow stairways interconnect to create a secret underground world. Full of superb attractions such as the Real Mary King’s close or the Scottish Storytelling Centre, St Giles Cathedral and some of the best eating and drinking spots in the city, this is a must for visitors to see.

MILITARY TATTOO

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a unique and memorable world famous celebration of music, dance and military pageantry. It is performed each year at against the floodlit Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle by the British Armed Forces, Commonwealth and International Military bands and artistic performance teams. The event is held each August as part of the Edinburgh Festival with almost 1,000 musicians, pipers, drummers, singers, and dancers performing their best.

BOTANICAL GARDENS

The Royal Botanic garden in Edinburgh is one of the finest botanical gardens in the world. A pleasure for the whole family, the Garden offers fantastic views of the capital’s skyline, featuring Edinburgh Castle. Visitors can discover its fascinating history, which dates back some 300 years, learn about its plantings and walk around 70 acres of beautiful landscape. The glasshouses in the gardens each have a different climatic zone, from steamy tropics to arid desert, and are home to 3,000 exotic plants from around the world including a 200-year-old palm tree. Visitors can also enjoy the serenity of the Chinese Hillside, explore the world-famous Rock Garden or stroll amongst the awe-inspiring Giant Redwood trees in the Woodland Garden.