The Best Edinburgh Apps!

News / 16 March 2017 / 05:07pm

If you’re an smart phone user, there are some Edinburgh apps you might like to download ready for your visit..

Bus & Tram (free) by Lothian Buses is the essential iPhone app which taps into the local bus company’s real time tracker system and you can also buy tickets on your phone.

Edinburgh City Guide (free) is packed with insider tips and in-the-know advice, free guide by GuidePal.

Edinburgh Outdoors (free) helps you explore the city’s 141 parks, helping find the nearest play area, public toilet or info on local monuments.

Edinburgh Audio Walking Guide (£1.99) is a full self-contained guide to Edinburgh with GPS functions and a built in map.

Edinburgh photo guide (pay) offers tours including spots for the best photo opportunities and advice on best camera settings to use.

Lunchquest will help you discover great options for eating nearby complete with deals and reviews.

Ian Rankin’s Edinburgh (free) is a personal guided tour of the city that inspires the bestselling author’s writing.

Alexander McCall Smith’s Edinburgh (free) allows you to discover the world of the characters of 44 Scotland Street and other works.

Edinburgh – World Heritage City (free) is your official guide to this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most beautiful cityscapes in the world packed with over 4,000 historic buildings.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe (free) is the official Fringe app to help find nearby shows, search the complete listings and buy tickets.

Edinburgh Parking (£1.49) is a quick and easily way to find out where you can park in Edinburgh, what it’s likely to cost, and when it becomes free.

Edinburgh Zoo (free) provides information to help your plan your journey plus an explorer trail for the day so you don’t miss any top highlights during your visit.