Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, is not only the second largest city in Scotland, but also the eighth largest city in the UK based on population. The city is popular with tourists and residents alike, and with a population of over 490,000, businesses with serviced offices in Edinburgh will have plenty of people to work with.
Edinburgh is perhaps most famous for the annual Edinburgh Festival. The selection of events, which take place throughout August include the world famous Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival, the Military Tattoo, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, various TV and radio festivals and events, and much, much, more.
The festival month of August is so popular, and brings in people from all over the world, that the number of visitors attracted to Edinburgh for the Festival is roughly equal to the settled population of the city.
Tenants with serviced offices in Edinburgh have a wide variety of different options available. Edinburgh Airport is just outside the city centre, and the city has a wealth of train and bus services, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling to and from your serviced offices in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s busiest airport, and serves as the international gateway to the capital, providing flights and connections to over 9 million people a year.
Airport code: EDI
Distance from central Edinburgh: 8 miles (12.8km)
For people with serviced offices in Edinburgh, the city has Edinburgh Waverley, the capital’s primary overground mainline train station. Situated in the middle of the city centre, the station serves just over 14 million passengers a year, making it the second busiest station in Scotland, just behind Glasgow Central.
The station provides tenants with serviced offices in Edinburgh to travel to almost every major UK city such as Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, and London, as well as Edinburgh and the it’s surrounding areas.
Lothian Buses operate the majority of city bus services within the City and to surrounding suburbs, with the majority of routes running via Princes Street. Services further afield operate from the Edinburgh Bus Station off St. Andrew Square.