Gilmerton Cove


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Gilmerton Cove

Gilmerton Cove is Edinburgh's secret network of underground tunnels. Discover the hand-carved passageways hidden under the streets of Gilmerton, an ex-mining village in southeastern Edinburgh. For more than three centuries, this enigmatic site has intrigued both visitors and archaeologists, shrouding its secrets in an air of mystery.

Do & See

Edinburgh offers a myriad of attractions and activities to explore. Begin by strolling along the historic Royal Mile, dotted with iconic landmarks such as Edinburgh Castle, St Giles' Cathedral, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Delve into the city's rich history at the National Museum of Scotland or take a ghost tour through the underground vaults. Immerse yourself in literary history at the Writers' Museum or visit the birthplace of Harry Potter at The Elephant House café. Don't miss the vibrant atmosphere of the Grassmarket, where you can enjoy lively pubs and charming shops. For breathtaking views, hike up Arthur's Seat or visit Calton Hill. End your day with a visit to the Royal Botanic Garden or catch a show at one of the city's renowned theatres.