Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is by far the biggest arts festival in the world, and has something to offer everyone with with comedy, dance exhibitions, music and theatre.
The 2011 Edinburgh Festival Fringe achieved audiences which beat all previous records and hosted the highest ever number of shows.
Booking your accommodation early is a good plan as the population of the city doubles during the festival. Prices also increase during this time and so early bookers may do better.
Planning your visit is important to maximize your enjoyment and with almost 2,000 shows and 250 venues a well planned trip will allow you to do so much more.
The Fringe Programme is released early June, so watch their website to keep informed.Buy tickets in advance as popular shows sell out quickly.
The Fringe Box Office opens mid-June, so watch their website to make sure you are ahead of the crowd.
Enjoy the Party during the Festival and Fringe, the streets of Edinburgh are absolutely full of people ready to party the night away. Most pubs and bars in Edinburgh join in the fun themselves, often staying open until 3am. Explore Edinburgh, Scotland's capital where the geology and history are unrivalled.
Attractions include - The Pandas at Edinburgh Zoo. the Scottish Parliament building, The Royal Yacht Brittania, Edinburgh Castle and the Rosslyn Chapel (can you break the Da Vinci code?). Outside Edinburgh the Falkirk wheel, the worlds only rotating boat lift is an entertaining visit