It is a 15-minute bus ride to the University of Edinburgh, and a 21-minute walk to the Edinburgh School of English. It is a modern student residence with stunning garden views. Bus stations and other excellent transport links are available within a short walking distance.
It is situated in an ideal location in the heart of the city, just a 12-minute walk to the University of Edinburgh. The National Library of Scotland is a short walking distance away with the city's best shops, cafes and restaurants nearby. There is a Tesco express market nearby to help with your daily needs.
Edinburgh is the main capital of Scotland and is known for its historical background that goes back 500 years ago. The city has a distinctive architecture that amazes visitors and private gardens. It is the second-most populous city in Scotland with a population of 489,000. About 10% of the population are actually university students with an immense amount of international students visiting the city yearly.
The weather in Edinburgh varies depending on the season. Summer in Edinburgh is mostly warm and it is the peak travel time for tourists, while winter is known to be short, rainy and cold. If you're considering going to Edinburgh, it might be a good idea to check the weather daily using Accuweather App. The city hosts four of the largest universities in the UK, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University, Heriot-Watt Universityand Queen Margaret University, along with many other popular schools and colleges.
When you live in this spectacular city, you'll never run out of things to do in Edinburgh. Youcan visit Edinburgh Castle, a royal castle established as a fortress during the 12th centuryand now turned into a major touristic attraction. You can also visit thePalace of Holyroodhouse, the queen’s house and the one building that tells all the connections of the royal family with the famous historical figures, likeQueen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie.
Edinburgh International Book Festival is another festival that bookworms and bibliophiles look up to. The festival includes award shows for best books, exhibitions and lectures by famous writers.
The great transportation links of the city will ease roaming for you. There are bus lines everywhere. The main bus operators areLothian Buses andFirst Edinburgh. Lothian Buses offers theRidacard, which is a good option for you if you're alway travelling by buses, as it offers unlimited travels from one week- one year. Other types of fares include; a single fare ticket (£1.70 per journey), and a one day ticket ( £4.00 per day). Edinburgh also has The Edinburgh Tram that passes through the main squares of the city. People who enjoy a more environment-friendly mean of transportation can also cycle through the city using the maps provided byInnertube Maps.