Edinburgh Facts and History Blogs

Great Myths and Legends of Edinburgh

Edinburgh Myths and Legends The city of Edinburgh is famous for its legends and myths,…...

A Taste of Scotland

Traditional Scottish Food to try in Edinburgh When you’re visiting Edinburgh, you’ll find plenty of…...

Edinburgh Castle: Ten Fascinating Facts

10 Fun Facts about Edinburgh Castle If you’re on a mission to discover the wonders…...

The Greatest Scottish Inventions Of All Time

Scottish Inventions throughout history For such a small country, Scotland has produced some of the…...

Street Smart: Mapping out the History of Edinburgh

Historic Edinburgh Streets Today we are travelling down some of our favourite Edinburgh streets, to…...

Fun and Fascinating Edinburgh Facts

10 Interesting Facts About Edinburgh Our city has a long and fascinating history, and today…...

On Location: Famous Films Shot In Edinburgh

Discover These Great Movies Set in Edinburgh Edinburgh is very photogenic, with its historic architecture,…...

A Brief History of Edinburgh

Edinburgh history begins with dinosaurs Edinburgh is a magnificent city, packed with culture, architecture and…...

Your Edinburgh Questions Answered

Top 10 Edinburgh Questions Today we are answering some of the top Edinburgh questions that…...

A Guide To The Stars Of Our City

Famous Edinburgh Celebrities: Past and Present From the breath-taking Edinburgh Castle and Princess Street Gardens,…...

The Write Stuff: Famous Edinburgh Authors

Our Favourite Edinburgh Writers Today is World Book Day. So, we’ve been looking at some…...

Little Known Facts About Calton Hill

Part of A World Heritage Site When it comes to facts about Calton Hill, there…...

Bizarre Edinburgh: Strange Facts you might not know

A Few Strange Edinburgh Facts  We all know there are plenty of interesting facts about…...

Visiting Scotland: Expectation V Reality

Home to over 5.4 million people, there’s far more to Scotland than the Loch Ness…...

Exploring Medieval Edinburgh

Edinburgh is steeped in history and heritage. Which is why it’s one of the most…...

Ghost Stories: The Great Lafayette

Halloween has arrived! And what better way to enjoy some spooky goings on than with…...

Places in Edinburgh that inspired the Harry Potter stories

Searching for Harry Potter in Edinburgh Famed for its history and enchanting architecture, Edinburgh was…...

Edinburgh in Pictures: Famous Views

The Best Viewpoints in Edinburgh At Parliament House Hotel we feel very lucky to live…...