Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

1 Festival Square, Edinburgh EH3 9SR United Kingdom
+44 131 229 9131

Area & Activities

Edinburgh is a spectacular city that just begs to be discovered. Steeped in history & heritage, emitting blends of old and new Scottish culture, and boasting an incredible array of sights and attractions, Edinburgh truly is a place like no other. The Sheraton Grand is located in the heart of the city, and so is in prime position for you to access the amazing sights and embark upon your adventurous visit of the Scottish capital. You will be just a stone’s throw away from the iconic Edinburgh Castle, the World Heritage Site Carlton Hill, the Scottish National Gallery, St Giles Cathedral, Real Mary King’s Close, and Holyrood Palace.

Family and children's activities

3.7 km

The Realm VR

Phone: +44 131 339 2000

Imagine a world you can see, hear and touch. A world you can walk around and interact with real people around the world. Using the very latest in Virtual Reality and computing technology The Realm VR takes you on a journey, that will blow your mind.

1.0 km

Escape Reality

Phone: +44 131 629 3040

With 60 minutes on the clock, the pressure is on at Escape Reality for your group to solve puzzles and overcome challenges to get out of your themed room.

18.8 km

Great Away Days

Phone: +44 1738 840804

Located on the grounds of the beautiful Hopetoun House, Great Away Days offers getaways with a variety of authentic Scottish activities and outdoor pursuits.

Edinburgh Farmer's Market

The Edinburgh Farmer's Market takes place every Saturday from 9am to 2pm on Castle Terrace, just a short 3 minute walk away from the hotel. Head there for a selection of fresh Scottish produce from local suppliers.

Edinburgh presents another fantastic photo opportunity in the form of Circus Lane in Stockbridge, which is especially beautiful in spring and summer. If visiting on a Sunday, don't miss Stockbridge Market from 10am to 5pm for local art, fresh produce and unique keepsakes.

Local attractions

Arthur's Seat

Arthur's Seat

6.6 km from hotel

Edinburgh Castle


1.3 km from hotel

Royal Yacht Britiannia

Ocean Drive,Leith

5.0 km from hotel

Real Mary King's Close

High Street,2 Warriston’s Close

1.4 km N from hotel

Dean Village

Dean Village

2.4 km from hotel

Gilmerton Cove

16 Drum Street

7.4 km from hotel

Pickering's Gin Distillery

1 Summerhall Summerhall Distillery

2.3 km from hotel



1.1 km from hotel

Fitness nearby

0.3 km

Calm on Canning Street

  • Additional equipment: Yoga mats, bolsters and blocks are provided
  • Fitness classes: Fee
  • Special guest privileges: Discounted concession rates apply for hotel guests

Local sightseeing

Monsters, Mountains & Massacres

Loch Ness, Glencoe & the Highlands

Highland Experience Tours

Phone: +44 131 226 1414

Walking Tours, Ghost Tours & Underground Tours in Edinburgh


Mercat Tours

Phone: +44 131 225 5445

Highland Lochs, Glens and Whisky



Phone: +44 131 226 3133

Walking Tours of Edinburgh


Sandemans New Europe

Phone: +49 30 51050030

Private Tours of Scotland


The Hairy Coo

Phone: +44 131 212 5026

More activities

Bowling (1.1 km) Fly-fishing (40.2 km) Hiking (4.2 km) Jogging/fitness trail (0.2 km) Miniature golf (1.3 km) Snow skiing (13.7 km) Solarium (0.3 km) Squash (3.7 km) Nature preserve, trail (4.2 km) Rock climbing (5.1 km) Table tennis (1.4 km) Bike Rentals (1.0 km)
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