How to Spend 24 Hours in Edinburgh

How to Spend 24 Hours in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland (B)

With it’s charming old buildings and quaint cobblestone streets, Edinburgh is the perfect place for a short city break. It has everything you could possibly want in a city; an historic old town, a new town full of high street stores for some retail therapy, and wide open spaces and hiking routes. What’s more is it’s only a stones’ throw away from the beach!

With so much to see and do it can be hard to even know where to begin in Edinburgh. What do you do when you only have a short amount of time in the city but want to do everything? Read on to find out how you should spend 24 hours in the Scottish capital.

Breakfast at City Cafe, Old Town – A simple American style diner which serves up a mean full Scottish Breakfast (veggie option with veggie haggis available too). The café is small and tucked away on a street just off of The Royal Mile, but it seems to be popular with tourists and locals alike. That could be because the food is good and cheap! 

Breakfast at Aroma Coffee Bar, South Bridge – A small, no frills café on a busy corner of Old Town Edinburgh which serves some of the best coffee in town. Choose from a selection of pastries, breakfast rolls and omelettes to go with your coffee. Aroma also serves up curries cooked fresh in the mosque kitchen nearby. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend 24 Hours in Edinburgh
Guide Location: Scotland » Edinburgh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Emily Whiteside
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • City Cafe
  • Palace of Holyrood
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Bar 50
  • BRGR
  • The Royal Mile
  • Princes Street Gardens
  • Scott Monument
  • Cockburn Street
  • Salsbury Crags
  • David Bann
  • Ciao Roma
  • The Outsider
  • Greyfriars’ Church
  • Lothian Road
  • The Hanging Bat

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