Romantic Things to Do in Edinburgh
From the cobbled streets and hidden courtyards of the Old Town to the windswept summit of Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh is a city made for lovers. If you’re visiting with your sweetheart, here are a few ways to get romantic.
Tour Edinburgh Castle
Delve into the romance and drama of Scotland’s history on a private tour of Edinburgh Castle. Here, you can view treasures with evocative names such as the Stone of Destiny and the Honours of Scotland, the nation’s crown jewels.
Sample Some Scotch
Raise a toast to your trip during a visit to the Scotch Whisky Experience. Learn about the history and production process of whisky; see the world’s largest Scotch collection; sample a wee dram; and take home a souvenir to remember your trip by.
Live Like the Royals
Step into the lifestyle of the Royal Family for a few hours with a visit to the Royal Yacht Britannia, Her Majesty the Queen’s former yacht. Explore the stately ship’s elaborately decorated rooms, including the State Apartments and the Queen’s Bedroom, then enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea for two in the Royal Deck Tea Room
Uncover the City’s Dark Side
Keep your partner close as you embark on a ghost tour. Edinburgh is filled with tales of murder, hauntings, witch trials, and pagan rituals. Your guide fills you in on all the ghastly details as you explore the dark and eerie streets of the Old Town.
Tour Outlander Locations
Relive the dramatic adventures of Claire and Jamie on a tour of Outlander filming locations. Travel from Edinburgh to places featured in the popular TV series, which include the villages of Culross and Falkland, and Castle Leoch, which stood in for Doune Castle.