Edinburgh is a beautiful city, in a gothic kind of way.
When I was younger, I loved the dark beauty of goth culture, but used it without justice.
Anyway, this post will not be about that but will be about a tour you can do in the city proper of Edinburgh.
We reached Scotland from England via Virgin Trains. Here is a graphical comparison of why it is much advisable to use fast trains to the heart of Scotland rather than fly to the northern UK territory.