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Exciting Things to Do in Edinburgh

While staying at Princes Street Suites, take the opportunity to discover exciting things to do in Edinburgh.

The Elephant House

Opened in 1995, The Elephant House has established itself as one of the best tea and coffee houses in Edinburgh. Made famous as the place of inspiration to writers such as J.K. Rowling, who sat writing much of her early Harry Potter novels in the back room overlooking Edinburgh Castle.  Savour one of the many gourmet teas and coffees and soak up the atmosphere of this quirky, friendly restaurant - they even have a collection of over 600 elephants in all shapes and sizes!

Edinburgh's Farmers Market

Visit the award-winning Edinburgh Farmers' Market to enjoy an amazing selection of food stalls, with most being primary producers and growing what they sell. The market takes place at Castle Terrace under the imposing backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Over 55 specialist producers currently attend the market allowing you to choose from seasonal fruit and veg, organic beer, bread, chocolates and chutneys among many others. Visitors can enjoy a cooking demonstration on the first Saturday of every month. Visit


The original Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour launched in 1996 performed by professional actors. Scotland's capital's the scene for many a literary adventure, including Ian Rankin's Rebus. Get a feel for the city's underworld and see the pages of your favourite novels brought to life with the original Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour. Visit

Coco Chocolate

Coco specialises in Fine Organic Chocolate. Coco only sells 'real chocolate'; that is chocolate with high cocoa content and all of the expensive & delicious cocoa butter.  Coco produces chocolate in its own Edinburgh kitchens, which opens it's doors twice a month for a chocolate school.  Beautiful stores in Bruntsfield & Broughton St offers you a charming environment to relax or enjoy with friends.

Combine a stay with Princes Street Suites and a taste of Coco with our deliciously indulgent packages - MORE INFO HERE

Costal Walks to Escape the City

The seaside town of North Berwick is only 30 minutes away by train and makes for a relaxing day out. Enjoy a coastal walk, play a round of golf or take a boat trip to the Bass Rock.


Princes Street Suites is the perfect location for all of Scotlands best golf courses, situated within a 1 hour drive of all major courses. Read more about the Championship and local Edinburgh golf course on offer....