Welcome to Edinburgh's Grassmarket
Greater Grassmarket Tip of the Week:
DISCOUNTED SATURDAY PARKING FOR CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS!
Christmas visitors will be able to park in NCP Castle Terrace Car Park for only £8 all day every Saturday from 9th November!
The Castle Terrace car park is a short walk from West Port, the Grassmarket, Old Town and also Princes St Gardens and a great place to start your festive shopping trip from.
It's easy to take advantage of this offer: Parking tickets need to be validated at the information stand in the Grassmarket Saturday Farmers Market, which is open in the centre of the Grassmarket on Saturdays from 10am to 5pm. Come and visit us soon!
Fixed £8 fee on validated tickets can be used for up to 24 hours from the point of entering the car park.
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Grassmarket Weekly Farmers' Market
Every week we'll have scrumptious food and drink, beautiful gifts and flowers, and handcrafted goods from local businesses. Come and visit our market and explore the Greater Grassmarket area.
The Grassmarket Area
Nestled in the heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town, the Grassmarket area is one of the most vibrant, picturesque and convivial areas of the city. A paradise of independent merchants, designers and artisans, the Grassmarket Edinburgh is simply bursting with some of the best shopping Edinburgh has to offer.
Far more than simply a retail haven, the area is well known for being home to some of the best restaurants in Edinburgh as well as some of the most vibrant and eclectic bars in Edinburgh. In fact the Grassmarket pubs, many with a history dating back to the notorious days of Burke and Hare, are known throughout the world for their exciting, dark Edinburgh history mixed with some of the best traditional food, ales and music in the city!
The area's dramatic and intriguing history, well preserved cobbled streets, medieval architecture and inspiring views of Edinburgh Castle help to create an atmosphere unparalleled in Edinburgh, Scotland or indeed Europe.
With so much to see and do it's easy to see why a visit to Edinburgh wouldn't be complete without shopping, dining, exploring in Edinburgh's beautiful Grassmarket.
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