More and more people are heading off on motorhome holidays these days, and the UK has a whole host of locations that make fantastic destinations for the perfect family holiday. Edinburgh is a thriving city that offers a world of fun, activities and opportunity for the travelling holidaymaker. With incredible sights, shopping facilities and endless culture and history the capital of Scotland is fast becoming one of the most popular locations for motorhome holidaymakers.
Edinburgh Castle cuts a magnificent figure above the city. It is a historical monument and a fully operational military facility. The castle boasts many features such as the room where Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to her son James, who would go onto become King of England. The royal apartments feature a permanent exhibition that displays a series of tableaux depicting key events in Scottish history.
The Witches Well is situated at the side of the castle, and is easy to miss if you are not aware of its presence. The cast iron wall commemorates the three hundred women that were burned for witchcraft in the 16th century. The eerie and atmospheric location proves very popular with tourists and can be found at the entrance to the castle esplanade on the west wall of the Tartan Weaving Mill.
The area outside the castle Gate House is used every year as an external stage for the Military Tattoo. It also plays host to many live concerts with the illuminated castle offering a staggering backdrop. The castle has accommodated a host of musical legends such as Elton John, Tom Jones and Blondie. Whisky lovers will love the Scotch Whisky Experience Tour which takes you on a journey through a distillery and invites you to become a part of the creation process.
The Hub is an iconic landmark and majestically dominates the skyline on the Royal Mile between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. The incredible venue is the home of the Edinburgh International Festival and pulsates with light, colour and creativity. With Canonball House, Ramsay Garden, The Camera Obscurer, Tolbooth Kirk, The New Assembly Hall and so much more Edinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile provide the perfect location for a motorhome getaway. Furthermore, you can select from Edinburgh Zoo, exciting ghost tours, explore Stirling Jail or the 70 tranquil and exquisite acres offered by the Royal Botanic Gardens. Edinburgh boasts a host of campsites close to the many activities offered by the city. Each campsite offers secure facilities for your motorhome for the duration of your stay in Edinburgh.