General Information Plan Your Trip When planning a trip to Edinburgh it's normal to have questions about opening hours, official money in the country, the necessary documentation and more. Here we'll try to help by answering some of the most common questions when preparing your trip. Travel Advice Documents, passports and visas to visit Scotland and the rest of the UK, depending on where you are from. Read more Prices Although hotels and eating out in Edinburgh are relatively expensive, most museums and attractions are free. Find out how much you need to visit Scotland Read more Currency The official currency of Scotland and its capital Edinburgh is the GBP Pound. Find out where to exchange money and what the best ways to pay are. Read more Climate Edinburgh has a temperate climate with cold and humid winters and mild summers. Find out what the weather averages are depending on the stations. Read more Opening Hours Discover the opening times of shops, museums, restaurants and pubs in Edinburgh to make the most of your stay in Scotland’s capital. Read more Public Holidays Find out about Edinburgh’s public holidays. It is always a good idea to discover the bank holidays of the country you want to visit to organize your stay Read more General Information Travel Advice You may also be interested in General Information Here we will tell you all you need to know to prepare for your trip to Edinburgh: money, language, history, the dates of the famous festival and much more. Travel Advice Here we explain the different documents neccesary to travel to Edinburgh, depending on the nationality of the traveller.