Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh on the Firth of Forth has a population of around half a million people. The city is home to a number of culturally important landmarks such as Holyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle as well as the Scottish Parliament. Edinburgh is a popular destination for tourists, its Old Town and New Town have even been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and its Festivals attract an estimated 4.4 million visitors a year.
Edinburgh has a very strong economy and a high education rate and is considered an important European city in terms of both banking and scientific research. The city attracts a lot of young professionals and the housing market is increasingly geared towards catering for the needs of this demographic.