Best Science and Education in City Centre

Local Recommendations from our My Guide Edinburgh team

Whoever said that festivals could not be fun and informative?

Home to J K Rowling and Charles Darwin, Edinburgh has a long history with literature and science. Every August, the International Book Festival attracts authors and bookworms from around the world to Edinburgh previewing and reviewing the latest novels and literature. Meanwhile the Edinburgh International Science Festival does its duty in transforming Edinburgh once a year into a truly inspirational location for the budding scientist. You might even get to see something explode!