One of the cities greatest attractions is that it can appeal to all ages, tastes and persuasions. Three days in the capital with a group of students will undoubtedly be packed full of activites for both the day and long into the dark hours. First pick your hostel and Castle Rock is centrally located providing a buzzing and friendly environment. The hostel staff always offering great ideas for things to see and do and sometimes its difficult no to leave the hostel itself; with a great mix of foreign and local travelers you will more than likely gather a larger group together for a wild night out.
Day 1 - City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Arrive at Skirmish Paintball just after midday to ensure you run off that pub lunch and get the adrenaline throbbing through your head. Skirmish is also a great place to meet other people with team events and prizes for tournaments on occassion. Set aside a full afternoon to travel here and back into the city centre.
Café Graffiti is a great venue for live music get here early for a good seat and enjoy a some bar snacks.
195 Slateford Road
EH14 1QA City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
tel: 44 800 0526190
East London Street
EH7 4BH Edinburgh, United Kingdom
tel: 44 131 546 7865
15 Johnstone Terrace
EH1 1TB Edinburgh, Scotland
tel: 44 131 225 9666
fax: 44 131 226 5078
Day 2 - Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Keeping with the adrenaline theme take the bus out to Alien Rock which offers indoor wall climbing for the beginners and those who consider themselves a pro. The staff are an energetic and friendly group and make the whole experience great fun. The competition can continue for the afternoon at the bowling alley offering a well stocked bar and cafe. Begin the evenings festivities at Cas Rock- loud music venue for a bit of a dance and cheap lager. Move onto one of Edinburgh's more flamboyant and fashionably 'kitsch' nightclubs. You will not leave here without making friends.
8 Pier Place
EH6 4LP Edinburgh, United Kingdom
tel: +44 131 552 7211
Corn Exchange Village 11 Newmarket Road
EH14 1RJ City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
tel: 0131 443 0404
fax: 0131 477 7303
104 West Port
EH3 9DN Edinburgh, United Kingdom
tel: 44 131 229 4341
23 Greenside Place
EH1 3AA Edinburgh, United Kingdom
tel: 44 131 556 9331
Day 3 - Edinburgh
Begin the day (and the recovery) with a refreshing walk through Princes Street Gardens. Ease yourself into reality with a browse through the local shops. The Museum of Scotland has a great selection of exhibits for those quieter afternoons. Pear Tree House has a large beer garden which at night is lit up with strings of twinkly fairy lights. Stay for your dinner and long into the night it sometimes offers accoustic music sets. A relaxed and enjoyable end to three nights away.
EH2 2EL Edinburgh, United Kingdom
EH1 1JF Edinburgh, United Kingdom