Edinburgh is a bustling city, so we've collected a bunch of really useful information and advice to ensure that your visit is fun, safe and enjoyable.
Browse our tourist information advice by selecting a topic from the list below:
Essential tourist and travel information to help you get out and about, as well as useful information for first-time visitors to the UK.
A handy list of local city centre chemists to enable you to get emergency medical prescriptions and essential medicines in a hurry.
You never know when you're going to need a dentist. Our list of local dentists will help you identify a practice for your dental emergencies.
We hope you don't need a doctor when you're on holiday, but if you need urgent medical care, then a doctor is your first point of call.
A handy list of essential emergency numbers that will help you to locate assistance in an emergency.
A trip to A&E is the last thing on your mind when you're on holiday, but nevertheless accidents do happen. Here's our nearest hospitals.
As much as we try to help you out on this website, nothing replaces a real person. Here's a list of tourist information centres in Edinburgh.
British weather is notoriously unpredictable, so check the regional weather forecast to help you to prepare for whatever it throws at you.
We love Bank Holidays, except when we're working. Here's a list of the UK's bank holidays and notable dates throughout the year.
A handy list of local bureaux de change so that you can exchange your local currency to British Sterling (£ - pounds).
Nip along to your nearest ATM, also fondly known as the 'cashpoint machine' in Britain, and withdraw your hard-earned money.
A list of foreign embassies in Britain, a port of call for foreign visitors to Britain who need urgent assistance.
The Post Office is a great place for most of your documentation, not just for sending your postcards home, and offer useful help & advice.