Watch local hosts share their favourite recommendations in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is known as Festival City, playing host to twelve festivals throughout the year it’s easy to understand why. But Scotland’s capital is also one of the most historic cities in the United Kingdom, making it a dream destination for guests year-round.

While pictures outside Edinburgh Castle and a mandatory stop for a view atop Arthur’s Seat tend to be top of mind for most visitors, the city has a lot more to see. Three hosts across Edinburgh shared what they love most about the city and their favourite local spots. From a hidden waterway to secret gardens or a traditional Edinburgh close, there’s a lot to discover.

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