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Kids Go Free - free travel for children
We've teamed up with some of Scotland's top attractions to offer fantastic free entry for kids. Click the link above to find out where you can take advantage of these offers.

Places to visit
If you enjoyed your visit to Edinburgh's Camera Obscura, you may enjoy these attractions that we operate:

Landmark Forest Adventure Park - one of Scotland's favourite family days out
Fun, discovery and adventure for all ages at Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Carrbridge near Aviemore

Inveraray Jail - a living museum and top Scottish visitor attraction
Scotland's living 19th Century prison tells the story of life behind bars during the 1800's (Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland)

Landmark Press - the most widely read tourism publications in Scotland
Landmark Press publishes the most widely read tourism publications in Scotland and is a major leaflet distribution and display company.

Other Attractions:

Rabbie's - Be a part of it!
Guaranteed Small Group Tours, Guaranteed Departures and Guaranteed Experience

Welcome To Scotland - what to see and do in Edinburgh
Edinburgh is simply one of Europe’s great capitals!

This is My Edinburgh
The official visitor site for the city!

Explore Edinburgh - an exciting range of science-based attractions in Edinburgh
Link to an exciting range of science-based attractions in Edinburgh

Historic Scotland - historic monuments in Scotland
The organisation responsible for historic monuments in Scotland

National Trust for Scotland - find a place to visit in Scotland
Scotland's leading conservation charity which cares for Scotland's heritage

Edinburgh's Royal Mile - places to eat, pubs and clubs in the Royal Mile
For everything on off and about Edinburgh's Royal Mile the city's oldest street.

The Scotch Whisky Experience - take a swirling, bubbling barrel ride through a replica distillery
The Scotch Whisky Experience offers whisky tours explaining the making of Scotch whisky through the ages

Mercat Tours - the best Ghost and History tours in Scotland
Ghost and history walking tours around Edinburgh’s Old Town

Mary Kings Close - Edinburgh’s deepest secret hidden beneath the Royal Mile
Discover a warren of hidden closes where real people lived, worked and died

National Museums of Scotland - a packed programme of activities & events for children & adults across our five museum sites
A site with details of Scotland's national museums

Museum on the Mound - a free history of banks and money in Edinburgh
Learn about money and discover Scotland's oldest and first bank

National Galleriey of Scotland - a collection of Scottish & international art amongst the best in the world
Discover Edinburgh's collection of Scottish and international art

Plan your next adventure on
Browse and plan your activities for a few hours, a day, a weekend or for a long, multi-destination vacation on TripSketch.

Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions - some of the best visitor attractions in Scotland
Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA), listing all the top attraction in Scotland.

Simonseeks Travel Blog
Simonseeks is a travel community for travel writers and enthusiasts.


The Edinburgh Address - The place to stay in the city
Serviced and Self Catering Edinburgh Apartments

Welcome to Scotland - Edinburgh Accommodation
Accommodation in Edinburgh offers a selection of local B&Bs in Edinburgh
A quality selection of value for money B&Bs


Lothian Buses - Edinburgh Public Transport
Offers public transport within Edinburgh as well as a link to the Airport

First Group - buses covering Edinburgh and surrounding areas
Bus company covering Edinburgh as well as areas surrounding the city

Edinburgh City Tours - sightseeing tours of Edinburgh
A vintage sightseeing bus tour of Edinburgh

Further Cameras Obscura information links

World of Illusions Links
Jonathan Ross’s hologram collection
Pinhole photography expert whose work is currently on display at the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.
This artist converts rooms into immense camera obscuras
A fabulous resource of Edinburgh imagery, old and new.
An ever growing library of Edinburgh Photos.
A comprehensive collection of optical illusions.
An interesting collection of illusions and toys, some of which are for sale.
A wide range of moving wooden models (Automata) which you make yourself.


Edinburgh Festival Guide
The Official Edinburgh Festivals Website

The Edinburgh International Festival
The headquarters of the Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh International Festival - official website
The official page of the Edinburgh International Festival

The List - what’s on in Edinburgh
A guide to what’s on in Edinburgh.

The Scotsman's Edinburgh Festivals website
A site which include details of all the majors festivals in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival - learn about the largest arts festival in the world
The official website of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh's Hogmanay - the world's best new year party
The official site for Edinburgh’s New Year celebrations.

Other Edinburgh links

Visit Scotland
The official site of Scotland's national tourism organisation

City pass for people visiting Edinburgh
A city pass for people visiting Edinburgh granting entry to over 30 attractions.
A city guide focussing on the Scottish capital.
A city guide and local community web site containing lots of useful information on Edinburgh.

Infinity mirrors in the  foyer of Camera Obscura