Edinburgh – This beautiful City in the South East of Scotland hardly needs any explanation but we will give you a brief introduction….. Edinburgh is the second most popular tourist destination in the UK, second only to London. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting a wealth of historical buildings the most recognisable of these being Edinburgh Castle, home to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo and of course the Hogmanay Party!!
The City has a vibrant nightlife and is host to the Edinburgh Festival which runs from the end of July to early September – included in this is the Fringe Festival which is a veritable feast of comedy, showcasing both established and new performers. It almost goes without saying that there is a huge variety of pubs and clubs – you really will be spoilt for choice. What a fantastic place for letting your hair down in between your studies!
There are a large number of theatres and music venues in the city along with museums. There is also a zoo for those romantic dates. Shopping is covered too with the world famous Princes Street.
If sport is your passion there are two football teams known locally as Hearts and Hibs and there is also Murrayfield Stadium for the Rugby fans amongst you.
If you chose Edinburgh for your studies you will not be disappointed and will enjoy every moment of your student life. In fact many people love it so much they never leave!!! Edinburgh is home to Edinburgh University, Heriott Watt University and Napier University.
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