Edinburgh Facts and History Blogs

Edinburgh in Pictures: Famous Views

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

Sometimes Truth is Stranger than Fiction

Edinburgh is an ancient city with more than a few surprising tales to tell. And…...

What You Need to Know About Edinburgh Gin

Many associate the Scottish capital with Scotch Whisky. But did you know, our beautiful city…...

Chasing Unicorns in Edinburgh

National Unicorn Day is upon us! This mystical creature has been part of Scottish history…...

The Quirks of Our Historic Building

Parliament House is a historic hotel located at the foot of Calton Hill in Edinburgh.…...

Spooktacular Edinburgh Ghost Stories

Edinburgh Ghost Stories to tell this Halloween Old ghosts, new ghosts, spectres, poltergeists, ghouls and…...

Edinburgh During World War Two

Today marks 72 years since the end of the Second World War. So, we’re taking…...

The One O’Clock Gun Edinburgh

Listen out at 1 pm and you’ll be sure to hear an almighty bang coming…...

Debunking the Myth of Greyfriars Bobby

The Greyfriars Bobby Story: Fact or Fiction? Today is Greyfriars Bobby Day. So, we’re taking…...