Top free days out in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh is a bustling city centre and is one of the most picturesque cities in Europe. The elegant Georgian streets are set against the magnificent backdrop of Edinburgh castle. Edinburgh has lots of significant landmarks including Scott monument, a Victorian gothic marvel at princes street gardens east or alternatively the climb up the impressive 287 steps to the uppermost view platform for a bird’s eye view.

Edinburgh has a lot of spectacular places to see but here are some of the top free days out we have put together for your campervan trip.


The huge collections within the museum will take you on a journey of discovery through the history of Scotland and around the world, taking in the wonders of nature, art and design, fashion and science and technology. The museum is open daily 10.00-17.00 please follow the link here see the events run by the museum.


The brand new gallery features 60 rarely seen objects relating to childhood life, the newly displayed items include retro favourites like buzz light-year action figure from 2000 a fisher price chatter phone dating to 1979 and lots more. The collection at the museum of childhood explores all aspects of British childhood from the mid-19th century to the present day. See the link here for opening times.


The Scottish national gallery and adjoining Scottish academy form a complex in the heart of Edinburgh. The galleries are fab for free family days out there’s lots for you to see and do including: hands on art making workshops, multi sensory storytelling, family art tours, special holiday events and trails for you to explore the galleries at your own pace follow the link here for extra events and dates.


The Scottish parliament is open 6 days a week, Monday to Saturday all visits are free of charge. As this is a working parliament building there are some differences in what you can do depending on which day you visit. If you are planning on visiting on these days MONDAY, FRIDAY,SATURDAY AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS then parliament does not normally sit on Monday and Friday so it will not be possible to attend a debate on these dates, although you can still book a free guided tour, visit the shop, enjoy a snack in the café, or enjoy the artwork displays. If you choose to visit on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday when parliament is in recess the activates are the same as Monday, Friday, Saturday the only difference is you can access the debating chamber with your free ticket when parliament is sitting.

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