IQ Elliott House 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 walking distance. If you wish to wake up to refreshing views, this is the ideal place for you. Calton Hill is next to the property and there is a shopping park just a couple of blocks away.
Living in this student home you will be just a 12-minute walk from the University of Edinburgh, in the heart of the historic city. You will live near the National Library of Scotland near the city's best shops, cafes and restaurants. If you live here, you will be right next to the TESCO express market. A market that is well known for having the best daily needs with the best prices.
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.