Edinburgh Short Breaks

by Craig Walker

When looking for the right short break stay in Edinburgh it is no different from selecting any other destination for a city break

A good weekend away can depend on what you expect and are looking for. It is always a good idea to do some simple checking prior to choosing your destination. important factors to think about include the time of year you are planning to changeable and wet out with the summer months however there is still plenty of things to do and see.

Edinburgh airport has even more choice of direct flight options than ever before so if you are planning on visiting the capital city of Scotland then you should find it even easier than ever to get a direct flight to Edinburgh from an airport near to you or a short drive away. There are lots of flights options from London to Edinburgh on more than one airline so as a result of the competition on this route it should be easy enough to get a cheaper flight to Edinburgh than ever before.

Why visit Edinburgh for your Short break? Edinburgh is one of the most popular destinations in Europe for short breaks and offers the visitor a great choice of attractions.

Probably most famous of all the attractions in Edinburgh has to it’s Castle. Sitting high above the main shopping street it is a fantastic back drop to this wonderful and historical city. You may be lucky enough be visiting Edinburgh during an event and even be able to attend one. Obviously the most famous event is the Military Tattoo which takes place every August. Other events include music Concerts as well as popular music events with some of the worlds most famous bands.

Another popular attraction is the Scottish Parliament buildings which operate tours all year around the landmark building. Nearby you could complete your day out with a visit to Dynamic Earth where visitors can learn about the planet in a fun and educational way.

There are of course a lot more things to do and see and by simply doing a quick search on the internet you will find lists of them. Plan ahead and you will make the most of your short break in Edinburgh.

There is a big choice of accommodation and hotel options available in Edinburgh which include small family run bed and breakfasts and low cost youth hostels to the very best in five star accommodation. The better accommodation tends to be in the more central locations however you get what you pay for.

If you plan to visit Edinburgh during the Festival months or at New Year make sure you book as early as possible to get the best prices. You may actually fin that everything is full at any price. There is a good selection of small family run bed and breakfast properties all the way up to the best five star accommodation.

Get the best deals and book up as early as possible and you could easily get a great value short break in Edinburgh even during the busy dates such as in August and New Year.

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