Wow your valentine this February with a romantic, unforgettable trip to Edinburgh. From the medieval architecture of the old town, the grand Georgian buildings of the new town, you can’t help but fall in love in this fairytale city.
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To take all the work and research involved in planning your unforgettable valentines trip we’ve put together our guide to 5 of the most romantic activities you can enjoy in Edinburgh.
- A romantic stroll through history, nature and beauty
Take a romantic stroll through the history rich streets of Edinburgh. Stroll through Princess Street Gardens gazing up at the famous Edinburgh castle. Take in the sunset at the top of Arthur’s seat or wander through the stunning Botanic gardens.
- Candlelit dinner
Edinburgh is renowned for its fine dining. The city is home to four Michelin Starred restaurants and offers some of the most opulent and luxurious dining experiences in the UK. Dine at the fabulous The Ivy on The Square or visit the popular, Dome with its stunning and luxurious bar.
A unique and magical, dining venue, The Witchery, is only a short walk from Edinburgh Castle. Treat your valentine to outstanding views of the city and mouth-watering cuisine at James Thomson’s superb rooftop restaurant situated above the Museum of Scotland.
- Afternoon tea at Edinburgh Castle
What could be more romantic than afternoon tea at Edinburgh Castle. One of the most exciting historic sites in Western Europe, it is guaranteed to capture your imagination and take your breath away with its stunning views.
For an extra special treat take afternoon tea in the Tea Rooms nestled at the top of the castle in Crown Square.
- Cruise down the canal
Let your love flow with Edinburgh’s canal trips. Enjoy a two-hour tea and cake cruise on board the Lochrin Belle leaving from the Fountainbridge Canal Basin. Take a stroll down the canal and enjoy the many bars and restaurants it boasts.
- Stargazing at the Observatory
What could be more romantic than an evening under the stars? Visit one of Edinburgh’s Royal Observatory winter astronomy evenings. Is your love written in the stars?
Now all you have to do is book a fabulous place to stay when you are in Edinburgh. Choose from our range of luxury apartments in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Festival 2019 – book now!
If you can’t make it to Edinburgh in February, why not make sure you don’t miss out on the world famous Edinburgh Festival. With record breaking numbers of visitors in 2018 it’s vital you book your Edinburgh Fringe Festival accommodation now. A staple in the social calendar, with only the Olympics and the World Cup exceeding it for the number of tickets sold, visitor numbers are expected to soar this year. With 3000+ performances to choose from, your real challenge is to pick which ones you see.
We can make finding and booking a fabulous apartment for your fringe visit easy though…