Discover why Edinburgh is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world. Despite its compact size, the city of Edinburgh has something for everyone. All year round, Edinburgh is a cultural hub, attracting the best in film, music, art and entertainment to its many cinemas, galleries, theatres and concert halls.
Its host of great pubs, clubs, restaurants, parks, gardens, shops and sports centres, makes Edinburgh an exciting and thriving place to live and work.
And, every summer, the world-famous Edinburgh International Festival and Edinburgh Festival Fringe deliver a billing of international acts in comedy, theatre, music and dance that attracts visitors in their thousands.
Nightlife and Entertainment
Explore the city after dark: live music, comedy, theatre or just a night out with friends. See our guide to the beautiful and vibrant city of Edinburgh: About Edinburgh city