Free and budget friendly things to do in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a marvellous city for those who love the refined art of shopping.

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Yes, you can find the big chain stores here but there is also a great collection of independent retailers offering goods and products that you can’t pick up anywhere else.

Whether it’s a rare book, a Cashmere sweater or a bottle of the finest Scotch whisky, you’ll be able to find the perfect gift or memento during your trip. Ready to start browsing? Grab your bags and join us on this short trip to our favourite independent shops in Edinburgh.

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Luxury shopping in Edinburgh

If you fancy treating yourself to a little bit of luxury shopping in Edinburgh, then you’ll find plenty of choices available.

Shopping centres and streets in Edinburgh

There’s something for every taste on Edinburgh’s historical streets from the well-known to the very niche.

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