Why not treat them to a special break to the stunning Scottish capital and enjoy some quality time together this Mothers Day. The unique charm of Edinburgh is enough to sweep you off your feet. The Scottish capital is full to the brim of exciting events, attractions, and great places to eat and drink, perfect for a breakaway with your mother. Get ready to embrace city life by booking a few nights away in the heart of Edinburgh.
Not sure what to do this mothers day? Edinburgh has endless things to do and see, here are just a few of our favourites:
Play with your drink at Cocktail Geeks
Learn about whisky at the Edinburgh Scotch Whisky Experience
Catch a movie and a drink at The Dominion or The Cameo
See a band at Stramash, Whistlebinkies or Brewhemia
Have a laugh at Monkey Barrel or The Stand
Drink cocktails and score at Lane 7 bowling
Have a nosey at the Royal Yacht Britannia
Play retro games at NQ64 of Lothian Road
Try to escape the Department Of Magic
Shop at the Royal Mile Market
Relax at a spa hotel
Climb at Alien Rock
Learn about Edinburgh’s underground at Mary Kings Close
Make chocolate at The Chocolatarium
Get whacky at the Camera Obscura
Take a tour of Edinburgh Dungeons
Get your skates on at The Boardwalk
Challenge your strength at Ninja Warrior
Museums in Edinburgh
National Museum of Scotland – Scottish antiquities, culture and history
Museum of Edinburgh – Exhibits sharing the history of Edinburgh
The People’s Story Museum – The story late 18th century to the present day people of Edinburgh
St Cecilia’s Hall Concert Room and Music Museum – Musical instruments
John Knox House – Historic owned and lived in by Protestant reformer John Knox during the 16th century
The Writers’ Museum – The story of Robert Burns, Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson
Museum of Childhood – Toys through the ages
Surgeons’ Hall Museums – Artefacts and medical history
Museum on the Mound – Learn about money in Scotland
National War Museum – 400 years of conflict in one museum
Galleries in Edinburgh
Scottish National Gallery – Fine art including The Skating Minister
Royal Scottish Academy Building – Annual Scottish graduate show
Fruitmarket Gallery – Art gallery, bookshop and a cafe
Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Famous Scots in portrait
Modern One and Two – Modern and contemporary art
The Queens Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse – Small gallery at Holyrood
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