Guide to Edinburgh
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and is a city of two halves, which offers great a variety for a birthday party weekend. The old historical side of Edinburgh has the medieval castle and the cobbled alleys whilst the other side offers an elegant but classic Georgian town. Edinburgh boasts over 4,500 listed buildings, which is the highest concentration in the world. Edinburgh birthday parties will never be boring and you can expect world-class art galleries and museums around every corner, including a fantastic shopping centre. All our Birthday party packages include any of our Edinburgh Birthday party ideas and top quality, city centre hotels which are close to all of the city’s best nightlife
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Although a large city, Edinburgh’s major sights and hotels tend to be within walking distance of the two main train stations Waverly and Haymarket. However, if you don’t fancy a trek up the Royal Mile to the famous Edinburgh Castle or along Princess Street for some retail therapy then as you would expect there are plenty of black cabs to hail along the way or for some real fun, why not try a Rickshaw.
Here are a few tips that might help you during your party or group event in Edinburgh.
- August is VERY busy in Edinburgh due to the Edinburgh Festival.
- Christmas is magical in the city. Princes Street and gardens features a Winter Wonderland, a German market, funfair, big wheel, festive ice rink.
- Between Christmas and New Year there is a constant program of festivities.
- In Feb, March and May. Rugby is huge in Edinburgh and when there is an international match on the city fills with both Scottish rugby fans and fans from whichever country they are playing.
If you’re looking for a birthday party that lasts all night, Edinburgh certainly offers that to you. The party bars come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, from white marble and chandeliers, glitter and gloss with entire walls covered in mirror tiles, with cocktails and lots of fun fizzy drinks to try. As well as glitz and glamour you will find bars hidden down narrow medieval streets. Your birthday party group will enjoy the quirky and stylish bars.
Nights out in Edinburgh start early and finish late, as the clubs stay open until dawn. Edinburgh has the finest Pubs, Clubs and Entertainment rivalling other European Capitals. Edinburgh city provides for all tastes from Clubbing, Pubs to more exotic tastes! Most parties end up in the Grassmarket whilst those birthday party groups looking for a more sophisticated night out spend the night in George Street.
When visiting pubs in Edinburgh it’s wise to remember, Whisky is the national drink and low in price compared to the beers and cocktails. Edinburgh has pubs to suit all tastes, and you don’t have to be a whisky drinker. You can drink in some of the most quirky historic pubs or take a tour to the old town where you will find plenty of old fashioned bars and clubs.
Why not explore our Edinburgh Birthday party ideas for some evening entertainment that is going to give you the perfect stag night out!