Edinburgh Family City Breaks Serviced Apartments

Edinburgh is the 2nd most visited city in the UK for a reason. It has an immense amount of culture and history as well as many famous sites including Edinburgh Castle and the Scottish Parliament Building at Holyrood. There are over 4,500 UNESCO listed buildings in the City making up 23% of the City which is more than any other major settlement in the UK.

Edinburgh is increasingly becoming a popular destination for family city breaks because of its wide range of family sites and activities. Probably the best known of these is Edinburgh Zoo which receives over 600,000 visitors a year, making it the 2nd most visited attraction in the City. The zoo has over 1,000 different species of animals, birds and reptiles living in 82 acres of beautiful parkland. One of the most famous and popular attractions of the park is the Penguin Parade, a daily event where the enclosure gates are opened and the penguins take a stroll around the park so visitors can up close to the penguins.

Most families who visit Edinburgh will thing that hotels are the only form of accommodation available to them. However this is not the case, as many people are looking at Serviced Apartments as one of the best means of accommodation. Edinburgh has a wide variety of serviced apartment options around the city centre, with grand old beautiful Victorian houses containing the modern amenities inside you would expect from a luxury apartment.

There are plenty of family friendly museums to take your family to in Edinburgh. The Museum of Scotland has exhibits from the edge of history which show Scotland’s story from fossils and artefacts to modern popular culture. From Viking Brooches and medieval carvings to racing cars and steam engines the Museum of Scotland provides an intriguing and educational view into the history of Scotland.

After a hard day out and about in Edinburgh, most people would kill for the comforts and relaxation of their own home as opposed to a cramped and impersonal hotel room. This is now a possibility however as more and more people are discovering with self-catering accommodation in serviced apartments. They provided the luxury and cleanliness of a hotel but also give the space and comfort of an apartment. You can have your own room away from the kids yet know that they are only round the corner in the same apartment. You can also choose whether to go out to a restaurant or save money by cooking your own food in the apartment. These reasons are why more and more people are choosing serviced apartments over hotels when staying in Edinburgh, so why not give Serviced City Pads a call and see how easy it is to book your next family city break in Edinburgh.