9th January 2017

Popping the question is a thrilling experience; in equal parts exciting and scary. It’s the emotional equivalent of a skydive or bungee jump – you just have to take the leap.

From choosing the right ring and where in Scotland’s stunning capital to go down on one knee, to getting groomed and dressed for the occasion, there’s a lot to cover. But rather than stressing about it, do the legwork and make sure you’re ready to wow. That way, when the day comes, you can focus on enjoying this once-in-a-lifetime moment. Our guide maps out some of Edinburgh’s finest landmarks, hotels, restaurants, bars, boutiques and barbers, and more; to help you plan for the perfect proposal – and hopefully a resounding ‘Yes!’

Click on the locations with capital letters on the map for more details about each one, or scroll down to the information below.