Your group trip in Edinburgh
Edinburgh is without a doubt one of the most breathtaking cities in the United Kingdom. A unique mixture of cut stonework and rough-hewn rock buildings gives the city a unique character. Extremely popular for city breaks and as a gateway for tourists exploring Scotland, Edinburgh is a city accustomed to welcoming tourists, and particularly groups. Its international airport located 13 kilometers from the city center has regular connections with the majority of major European cities. Edinburgh is easily accessible from all over Europe. If you want to arrive by car or coach, ferry crossings let you reach Scotland from Belgium or the Netherlands. Edinburgh has a large choice of hotels and accommodation for groups. Although the average price of a hotel in Edinburgh is quite high, Groupcorner can help you locate cheap accommodation, as well as good value on luxury hotels for organizing your company meeting or annual sports team trip in Edinburgh.
It's hard not to fall in love with Edinburgh. With visits to castles and hikes up Arthur's Seat by day or ghost walks and whisky tasting by night; there are tours and activities for everyone. This city of art and history has a strong personality and pulses to the beat of famous festivals such as the Tattoo performance of military music, with drums, marching bands and fireworks. During the month of August, Edinburgh is the scene of the International Festival, the largest annual cultural festival in the world. With so much happening, Edinburgh is perfect for a family or association trip in any season. The castles and old town in Edinburgh reveal Scotland's reputation for haunted places. In this labyrinth of vaults, corridors and underground passageways, don't be surprised to meet a ghost. Edinburgh Castle is the most visited paid site in the country with more than a million entries a year! Edinburgh's oldest street, Royal Mile, is a fascinating blend of shops, pubs and restaurants. It's one of the best places for shopping in the Scottish capital. If the sun is shining, don't forget to take your group on a walk in one of the lovely parks or gardens of the city. Only a few hundred meters from Edinburgh, you can admire otters and kingfishers. You can see Gannets and Puffins at the Scottish Seabird Centre, an interactive wildlife discovery site, just 40 km / 25 miles to the south.