Places to Visit in Edinburgh for Free

Enjoy a scenic hike up this extinct volcano, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the cityscape.

Arthur's Seat


Stroll through the lush greenery and vibrant floral displays of this historic garden, a serene escape from the urban hustle.

Royal Botanic Garden


Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring iconic monuments like the National Monument and Nelson's Monument.

Calton Hill


Immerse yourself in the nation's history and culture with free entry to this extensive museum.

National Museum of Scotland


Wander through the charming streets of this picturesque neighborhood, known for its quaint cottages and the Water of Leith.

Dean Village


Admire a diverse collection of European paintings and sculptures, including works by renowned artists like Van Gogh and Turner.

Scottish National Gallery


Discover the architectural beauty and rich history of this iconic cathedral, a symbol of Edinburgh's medieval past.

St. Giles' Cathedral


Uncover the history of money and banking in Scotland through engaging exhibits in this unique museum.

Museum on the Mound


Experience the lively atmosphere of this historic market square, surrounded by pubs, shops, and street performances.



Enjoy a relaxing day by the seaside, with a stroll along the sandy shores of this charming beach.

Portobello Beach


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