15. Visit the Fringe Festival
I have always made my mission to travel up to Edinburgh in August as that’s when their fabulous fringe festival takes place. Tickets for some of the main shows get booked up weeks in advance but there is so much going on that is absolutely free. Street performances, circus, juggling, stand up, fire dances, magic and much more is waiting for you here. Hundreds of pubs, courtyards, restaurants and parks all become fringe venues so make sure you grab a programme and go explore the fringe!