Edinburgh has been voted among the top ten family-friendly cities in Europe according to Internet travel website Trip Advisor. In fact it was positioned at number Two!  Our fair city was pipped at the post only by one other, Florence in Italy, which took top position.

According to Trip Advisor, Edinburgh deserves the accolade because of its abundance of free attractions, museums and the constant flow of vibrant events on the festival calendar in every season.

The site also listed its top ten Edinburgh attractions:-

1. Camera Obscura

2. Royal Yacht Britannia

3. Royal Botanic Garden

4. Arthur’s Seat

5. Museum of Scotland

6. Scott Monument

7. National Gallery of Scotland

8. Portobello Beach

9. Edinburgh Castle

10. Holyrood Palace

In the poll, Edinburgh is placed ahead of other popular family holiday destinations such as London, Rome, Paris and Vienna.