Books about Edinburgh, Scotland

About the city of Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, UK.
It is home to the Scottish Parliament (devolved legislature of Scotland since 1999) as well as many other institutions such as the Scottish National Gallery, the National Museum of Scotland and the National Library of Scotland.

Edinburgh and its surrounding areas is one of the most popular UK tourist destinations outside London. Attractions include Edinburgh castle (shown below), Edinburgh zoo, the Royal Yacht Britannia and the Royal Scottish Academy as well as many shopping opportunities in and around Princes Street and elsewhere in the city.

The city of Edinburgh hosts many spectacular events and festivals throughout the year. Hogmanay celebrations begin on the last night of the year and bring in the new year with fireworks and revelry. On 30 April the Beltane Fire Festival takes place on Calton Hill. Edinburgh International Film Festival happens in June then the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe all take place in August. Outside of these and other large events there is always plenty to entertain visitors to Edinburgh in the form of musical and cultural experiences at the city's many theatres as well as sports fixtures of various types (football, rugby, athletics, ice-hockey, etc.).

See also news from, about or mentioning Edinburgh, Scotland.

Rick Steves Scotland Planning Map: Including Edinburgh & Glasgow City Maps (Rick Steves Planning Maps)

Rick Steves Scotland Planning Map: Including Edinburgh & Glasgow City Maps (Rick Steves Planning Maps)

by Rick Steves

ISBN: 1641711698 ASIN: 1641711698

pages (Map)

Publisher: Rick Steves

Price: 8.99 USD

Streetwise Edinburgh Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Edinburgh, Scotland (Michelin Streetwise Maps)

Streetwise Edinburgh Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of Edinburgh, Scotland (Michelin Streetwise Maps)

by Michelin

ISBN: 2067230085 ASIN: 2067230085

pages (Map)

Publisher: Michelin

Price: 7.95 USD

Lonely Planet Pocket Edinburgh (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Pocket Edinburgh (Travel Guide)

by Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1786578026 ASIN: 1786578026

176 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Lonely Planet

Price: 13.99 USD

Rick Steves Snapshot Edinburgh

Rick Steves Snapshot Edinburgh

by Rick Steves

ISBN: 1631218204 ASIN: 1631218204

120 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Rick Steves

Price: 9.99 USD

Fodor's Edinburgh 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

Fodor's Edinburgh 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

by Fodor's Travel Guides

ISBN: 0147547067 ASIN: 0147547067

128 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Fodor's Travel

Price: 13.99 USD

Discovering Edinburgh Illustrated Map

Discovering Edinburgh Illustrated Map

by Collins Maps

ISBN: 0008136637 ASIN: 0008136637

1 pages (Map)

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Price: 7.95 USD

Moon Edinburgh, Glasgow & the Isle of Skye (Travel Guide)

Moon Edinburgh, Glasgow & the Isle of Skye (Travel Guide)

by Sally Coffey

ISBN: 1640490159 ASIN: 1640490159

416 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Moon Travel

Price: 21.99 USD

Secret Edinburgh An unusual guide

Secret Edinburgh An unusual guide

by Hannah Robinson

ISBN: 2361951487 ASIN: 2361951487

320 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Jonglez Publishing

Price: 19.95 USD

Lonely Planet Pocket Edinburgh (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Pocket Edinburgh (Travel Guide)

by Lonely Planet, Neil Wilson

ISBN: 1786573318 ASIN: 1786573318

160 pages (Paperback)

Publisher: Lonely Planet

Price: 13.99 USD

Insight Guides Flexi Map Edinburgh (Insight Flexi Maps)

Insight Guides Flexi Map Edinburgh (Insight Flexi Maps)

by Insight Guides

ISBN: 178671874X ASIN: 178671874X

pages (Map)

Publisher: Insight Guides

Price: 9.99 USD

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