Edinburgh (Newhaven)


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Edinburgh (Newhaven), Scotland

Make sure you pack your walking shoes for Edinburgh. Stroll along the medieval Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to see the abbey and Queen Mary’s chambers. Savor the old town’s marvelous Georgian and Victorian architecture. Marvel at the impressive Edinburgh Castle, high on its volcanic crag with a fabulous view. Visit St. Giles’ Cathedral where John Knox once preached. Leave enough time to rest your legs at one of Edinburgh’s seaside restaurants to enjoy fresh salmon, scallops, lamb and prime Angus beef.


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Edinburgh
    Ship will ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)
    No UTC/GMT Offset
  • Language
    The local languages are English and Scottish Gaelic.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Pound Sterling (GBP)
    Shop for shortbread treats and traditional tartan kilts.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      This is a walking city. Taxis and buses are also available for transportation.
    • Famous For
      The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh has plenty to see and do. Don't miss Old Town, with historic cobbled streets, churches, and castles.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      To do as the locals do, set aside fruity cocktails and opt for a Scotch instead.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      For breathtaking views of Edinburgh and the sea, head up to Arthur's Seat, an extinct volcano 800 feet above sea level.

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