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Edinburgh is alive and buzzing with shopping, nightlife, fantastic restaurants and history & culture as well as being home to some of the worlds most fascinating tourist attractions.

Here At Playfair House you are in the right place to take advantage of all these wonderful opportunity’s and attractions with our excellent location in the heart of the Scottish capital.

…..Listed below are just a few to keep you entertained during your stay ……

Edinburgh Castle

Well over 1000 years of history looks down on you from the top of the famous Edinburgh rock. Take time to visit this unrivaled Castle and you’ll soon see why it attracts well over 1 million visitors a year.

The Palace of Holyrood House

Only 5 minutes of walking from Playfair House and you could be enjoying the breathtaking residence for the Queen during the Holyrood week which usually takes place at the beginning of July. As well as Her Majesty the Queen, the Palace has also had Mary Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie and Queen Victoria to name but a few residing here.

Royal Yacht Britannia

10 minutes from Playfair House and you could be on board the fabulous ship which is docked at Ocean Terminal also home to Edinburgh’s largest shopping centre where you will find over 70 shops, a gym, spa, cafes and restaurants. The famous ship has hosted some of the most famous people in the world as well as being home to the Royal Family.

National Gallery of Modern Art

Set within the marvellous sculptured gardens designed by Charles Jencks, this gallery and the accompanying Dean Gallery host a marvellously eclectic mix of 20th century and contemporary art.

The National Gallery at the mound

10 minutes from the hotel and you’ll find yourself on Princes Street where this most impressive gallery can be found. Here you will find excellent collections of paintings and sculptures from the Renaissance to Post Impressionism. The world renowned Poussins and The Titian paintings can also be found be here.

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