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Edinburgh: Recent accolades and awards 1 st  Edinburgh came first in the Telegraph’s ‘Britain’s Best 20 Cities’ award, for the third time in a row (2016) 1 st  Event and Festival Destination of the Year (Luxury Travel Guide Awards, 2017) 1 st E  dinburgh ranked 1st in the 2016/17 FDi strategy category for Global Cities of the Future 1 st  Voted Friendliest UK City (Conde Nast Traveller, 2016) 1 st  Edinburgh is the Greenest City in the UK — 49.1% of the city is green space (The Guardian, Jan 2017) 1 st  Edinburgh named UK’s most Walkable City (Living Streets, 2017) “Edinburgh is the greatest city 2 nd E  dinburgh ranked second in the world for quality of in the world. I’m not shy to tell life (The Financial Times, 2017) anyone that. Where else in the world can you stand on the 2 nd  Edinburgh named 2nd top UK Destination in Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice Awards (2017) main shopping street and see a castle on top of a volcano?” 2  Best UK Destination outside London for second year nd in a row (Trip Advisor, 2016) Greg Stark BSc (Hons) Public