Must-see entertainment in Edinburgh

  • King's Theatre

    The King's is a traditional theatre with a program of musicals, drama, comedy and its famous Christmas pantomimes.

  • Royal Lyceum Theatre

    A grand Victorian theatre located beside the Usher Hall, the Lyceum stages drama, concerts, musicals and ballet.

  • Murrayfield Stadium

    Murrayfield Stadium, about 1.5 miles west of the city centre, is the venue for international rugby matches.

  • Musselburgh Racecourse

    Horse-racing enthusiasts should head 6 miles east of the city centre to Musselburgh Racecourse, Scotland’s oldest racecourse (founded 1816), where…

  • Tynecastle Stadium

    Football team Heart of Midlothian (aka Hearts) has its home ground at Tynecastle Stadium, southwest of the city centre in Gorgie.

  • Edinburgh Playhouse

    This restored theatre at the top of Leith Walk stages Broadway musicals, dance shows, opera and popular-music concerts.

  • Easter Road Stadium

    Hibernian’s home ground is northeast of the city centre at Easter Road Stadium.

  • Queen's Hall

    The home of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra also stages jazz, blues, folk, rock and comedy.

  • Opal Lounge

    The once-cool Opal Lounge has gone the way of many other mass-market nightclubs – over-loud, overcrowded and overpriced. Expect to queue on weekend…