By Richard Duffy, a comedian with a passion for post punk electronic, science and philosophy.Edited by Holly Stark
We all know that satisfied children make for happy, calm parents, and luckily Edinburgh has a huge array of attractions which are great for entertaining children and families of all ages. With no shortage of things to do in Edinburgh for kids, you can be sure that you and your wee ones will enjoy a great day out in Edinburgh. Getting around the city is pretty easy since the city has good public transport links and is easy to walk around with everything being crammed into the small centre. But Edinburgh is a very strange city in many ways. It’s deeply historical, but it also has incredible festivals like the Science Festival, interactive museums and generally a lot going on. Its down to earth attitude makes it great for families, and it’s full of curiosities to unearth. Even if you’re not a kid yourself, kickstart your trip with this Edinburgh for families guide - for everyone who is in touch with their inner child.