Edinburgh is one of the most spectacular cities in the world, with a literary heritage spanning centuries and some of the world’s most exciting contemporary writers. You can visit at any time of the year and find amazing literary events, unique book shops and cafes, new writing and storytelling. What are you waiting for?

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Literary Attractions

Edinburgh is teeming with things to see and do and all with a literary twist. Browse for books, find an event or take a tour. Enjoy!

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A City of Literature needs a very special map or guide. Whether on a tour or self-guided, it’s easier than you think to find your way through 500 years of books, words and ideas.

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Virtual Tours and Apps

Explore Edinburgh no matter where you are with apps and trails at your fingertips. You’re virtually there.

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Pressed for time and overwhelmed by choice? We’ve put together packages with suggested activities, routes, and places to visit. Let us point the way!

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Literary Toolkit for Businesses

If your business is in Edinburgh you could be sitting on a literary goldmine. We’ve put together useful information and can offer advice and support for you to make the most of the stories in the stones.

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