At the western end of the Grassmarket, a narrow close called the Vennel leads steeply up to one of the few surviving fragments of the...
The site of a cattle market from the 15th century until the start of the 20th century, the Grassmarket has always been a focal point of...
George Heriot’s School
One of the most impressive buildings in the Old Town, this school was built in the 17th century with funds bequeathed by George Heriot...
The historic Beehive, a former coaching inn, is a big, buzzing party pub, with a range of real ales, but the main attraction is sitting...
Like the name says, this is a little piece of Paris, complete with checked tablecloths, friendly waiters and good-value grub – the...
9 West Port · interesting places nearby
This unconventional, innovative boutique specialises in both vintage and modern, cutting-edge designs. It won Best New Designer prize in the Scottish Variety Awards 2010 and is committed to ethical fashion.