Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  Scotland  /  Edinburgh  /  Sightseeing  /  The Great Scottish Tapestry

The Great Scottish Tapestry, Edinburgh

4.5
#55 of 89 in Sightseeing in Edinburgh
Landmark Tourist Spot
The Great Scottish Tapestry is located in Edinburgh. To visit The Great Scottish Tapestry on your holiday in Edinburgh, and find out what else Edinburgh has to offer, use our Edinburgh vacation trip planner.
map
Create an itinerary including The Great Scottish Tapestry
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
33 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I truly loved here because the tapestry illustrations illustrated the developments in Scottish history from Parliament to independence. At the end of the exhibit, when I was there in Nov 2009, there w...  more »
  • This is a fantastic thing to see and a must for anyone interested in the history of Scotland. I have been 3 times and still follow the story told through the hundreds of tapestries , a brilliant thing...  more »
  • What an accomplishment! This is a wonderful way to learn about Scottish history. It's a marvel of cooperation and skill. So lovely to look at.  more »

Plan your trip to Edinburgh

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Edinburgh

Edinburgh hides a maze of cobbled streets dotted with boutique hotels offering inexpensive rooms and outstanding restaurants. Many of the city's Gothic buildings house chic hotels with easy access to most of the city’s main tourist sites. For a uniquely Scottish experience, consider staying in the famous old town. Despite being in this historical district, many hotels here feature contemporary decor with lots of glass walls and muted color schemes. They’re also known for offering spacious rooms, comfortable beds, and restaurants serving classic European cuisine, with a modern Scottish twist.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Edinburgh by other users

3 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM KENYA October, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: October, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM IRELAND August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 39 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in London, Scotland & Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in London, Scotland & Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM HUNGARY October, outdoors, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: October, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM September, outdoors, romantic, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM INDIA September, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 4 days in Edinburgh BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA October, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Ireland & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans