If you're going to be in Scotland for more than a few days, get a National Historic Pass and/or National Trust membership. They give you free access to almost every important site in the country, and I believe they also give partial discounts in England as well. Google them for more info.
The List is a bi-weekly magazine detailing all the club nights, festivals, movies, etc. happening in Scotland. It mainly focuses on Glasgow and Edinburgh but includes other major towns, too. You can pick up a copy on the street or browse it online.
Small town on the outskirts of Edinburgh, beautiful landscape and architecture,nice shops and restaurants with views.
Edinburgh is the most beautiful city in the uk. The city skyline is amazing, the buildings are full of history and during the month of August the place is pumping with awesome atmosphere due to the incredible Edinburgh Fringe Festival.