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The City of Edinburgh is charm personified, with its rich and fascinating history and almost limitless array of cultural pursuits. Rock climbing is an enjoyable and brilliant way to spend time in this utterly gorgeous place.

Edinburgh is one of the most popular destinations in the United Kingdom, with its glorious old buildings and huge amount of cultural and historical delights surrounded by some truly spectacular and beautiful natural scenery. Rock climbing in Edinburgh is a unique and exciting activity to partake in, with several options dotted around the city. Take a pick from our selection of rock climbing trips in Edinburgh, and experience the thrill!  

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FAQs: Rock Climbing in Scotland

What should I know about Rock Climbing Scotland?

When in Edinburgh there is a humongous range of things to indulge in, from cultural pursuits such as festivals, the theatre, museums and live music, to the many highly rated restaurants, pubs and bars that populate the city. Try and sample just some of these to enjoy the authentic Edinburgh experience, and the funny, friendly and warm people will embrace you as one of their own.

Some of the rock climbing can be  a bit tricky, so being in decent shape and fitness will help you enjoy the rock climbing available in Edinburgh just that little bit more.

Why should I choose Scotland for my Rock Climbing adventure?

The History

Edinburgh has en extensive and distinguished history dating back to the 1st century, and since then the city has grown to be an extremely important place for both Scotland and the United Kingdom. The medieval old town and the Georgian new town are dripping with history, and each building, nook and cranny holds important stories of the past. The mighty Arthur's Seat towers high above the city, perched on its grassy hillside.

The Culture

Edinburgh is a cultural paradise, a contributing factor to it being the 2nd most visited place in the UK after London. There are a series of popular and internationally renowned festivals throughout the year, the most famous being the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August every year, with Hogmanay on New Years Eve also immensely popular. Music, theatre, film and sport also dominate the city, ensuring there is something to do for everyone.

The Beauty

It is hard to overstate how beautiful Edinburgh and its surroundings are, with the many hills rising up on its outskirts framing the city, which then leads down to the shoreline of Leith. There are also several nearby dramatic loch's and volcanic rocky crags, all adding up to a varied and wonderful scene.

What can I expect from the weather during my Rock Climbing trip in Scotland?

Quite cool for most of the year, with temperatures in Winter getting very cold and Summer usually reaching a maximum of 20 degrees celsius.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Scotland region?

English

What currency is accepted around Scotland?

Pound Sterling

How can I get to Scotland?

Regular trains, flights and buses from London and the rest of Britain.

What's the country code for the Scotland region?

+44

When is the best time to travel to Scotland for Rock Climbing?

All year round, as most of the rock climbing is indoors and therefore not susceptible to poor weather.

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