THINGS TO DO

As The Edinburgh Cup is during the world famous Edinburgh International Festival in the month of August, whereby 1000s of shows are available from live performance, comedy, arts, music to name a few, we would recommend visiting some of the shows during the festival to truly experience Edinburgh in it’s full glory. Please visit some of the the festival websites below for more details.

The Edinburgh International Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival, an unparalleled celebration of music, theatre, opera and dance performed across our beautiful city.

Camera Obscura & World of illusions

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - Britain's most fun attraction! Welcome to Edinburgh's oldest visitor attraction, delighting visitors since 1853. Rated a top Attraction in Scotland

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, one of the greatest celebrations of arts and culture in the world.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an annual series of military tattoos performed by British Armed Forces, Commonwealth and international military bands, and artistic performance teams on the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle in the capital of Scotland.

FOXLAKE ADVENTURES

Foxlake is a 5-star award-winning adventure hub offering a wide variety of unique and exhilarating adrenaline filled outdoor activities.

Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo is one of Europe's leading centres of conservation, education and research. We work collectively with many other zoos and conservation agencies in the UK, Europe and around the world.

Lane 7

Welcome To World Of Bowling The best value Ten Pin Bowling Venue in Edinburgh. Featuring Milkshake Bar, Licensed Bar, Slush Puppies, Freshly made Stone baked Pizzas and much more.

The Edinburgh Art Festival

Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK's largest annual celebration of visual art at the heart of the city's festivals.

The Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is one of the most exciting historic sites in Western Europe. Set in the heart of Scotland's dynamic capital city, it is sure to capture your imagination. The scenery will take your breath away.

Go Ape - Dalkeith

Mega zip rides and sky-high platforms supply the thrills for adults and older children, whilst young adventurers can take to the tree tops as well, conquering incrementally challenging courses to build their confidence and leave them feeling like a hero.

The Edinburgh Dungeon

What is the Dungeon? The Edinburgh Dungeon is the ultimate underground journey through Edinburgh's darkest history, using live actors, theatrical sets and thrilling rides. We love it

Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth, a five star visitor attraction in Edinburgh that tells the story of the planet Earth. For fun things to do in Edinburgh, an event or conference, Dynamic Earth is worth a visit

The Real Mary King's Close

In the 1600's, when residents of this Close fell victim to the plague, city officials bricked up the entrance to the alleyway in an effort to contain the disease, leaving those inside to perish.

Escape Reality

You’ll come as friends, but leave as heroes as you battle against time to solve puzzles, overcome challenges and defeat your doubts.

The Realm VR

Imagine a world you can see, hear and touch. A world you can walk around and even interact with real people around the world. Using the very latest in Virtual Reality and computing technology The Realm VR takes you a journey, that will simply blow your mind

Xtreme Karting & combat

Race at our indoor go karting centres in Edinburgh and Falkirk, purposely designed for a fun, exciting race experience! Battle at our urban combat arena in Newbridge, Edinburgh, using state of the art laser tag weapons in a range of combat missions!

Alternatively there are many other activities that can be done during your time in Edinburgh - http://edinburgh.org/