The city of Edinburgh was declared a World Heritage Site in 1995 for its unique contrasts of culture and style depicted in both the Old and New towns. The capital city of Scotland combines the atmosphere of ancient relics and modern civilisation, one that unites the city and its residents with a feeling of pride and fellowship. The suburb of Firrhill is located near Oxgangs, spouts these ideals. With a variety of community projects, a resourceful centre and active residents, this area brings warmth to the heart and extends a different kind of invitation to its potential visitors.
- Pick up and find your calling in the suburb of Firrhill, where the community offers a unique approach to community service and support of the less fortunate with active Day support and disabled service centres that constantly receive volunteers and donations.
- Have some fun at the local entertainment complex that hosts a variety of sporting events and activities such as football, tennis, volleyball, martial arts and badminton.
- Visit places such as the grand Edinburgh castle, Abbey and Palace of Holy Roodhouse as well as the Scott Monument and Edinburgh Zoo.
The Firrhill suburb is serviced by the Edinburgh International Airport, which is considered to be the busiest in Scotland. With dedicated Airlink Express shuttles and cheap Lothian buses, it proves to be quite easy when looking to travel to the city’s centre. When travelling from within the United Kingdom, travellers may use the M8 Motorway or M1 motorway via London. The best way to see the city is by taking a 15-minutestroll between old and new towns to enjoy the unique styles and architectural significance. Suburban rail routes are also offered by Waverley station.
135 hotels near Firrhill
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