A few of the weird, beautiful and interesting day trips less than an hour from Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Bank Holiday Fun: Here are 17 quirky, unusual and interesting activities and trips to try in and around the Capital over the Jubilee long weekend

Many of us have a four day weekend coming up for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee so will have some extra time on our hands.

Thursday, 26th May 2022, 9:29 am

It’s the perfect opportunity to check out the many amazing day trips, activities and outings you can enjoy in and around Edinburgh.

Ever walked an alpaca or crossed the Forth Road Bridge on foot? How about giving roller skating a shot, trying to find a 480 million year old fossil creature, or visiting a mysterious plague island?

Those are just a few of the experiences you can enjoy this bank holiday – or any other weekend for that matter – and none are more than an hour from the Capital.

Here are 17 fun things to keep you busy.

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