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The Benefits of taking a UK Staycation

In the UK and Scotland, the staycation is a growing trend. Our own city of Edinburgh is a top travel destination. So why go abroad when there are so many great places to visit right here? Today, we’re taking a look at some of the benefits of holidaying at home… What is a staycation? This […]

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Edinburgh rooftops in a snowy winter

Visiting Edinburgh in the Colder Months

Visiting Edinburgh in January and February We know what you are thinking. And it’s okay. You’re thinking. “Why would I visit Edinburgh during the coldest months of the year?” Don’t worry. This is a reasonable question, but January and February in Edinburgh is a magical, quiet and exciting time. Sure, the weather is a bit cold […]

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Skyline of Edinburgh's historic old town

Your Edinburgh Questions Answered

Top 10 Edinburgh Questions Today we are answering some of the top Edinburgh questions that we regularly see online and hear from visitors. So, if you want to know how to find Edinburgh, what to do while you’re here, and how to get around, read on … Where is Edinburgh? Scotland is the most northerly […]

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Microgapping in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Microgap (Mini Gap Year) Ideas Ever thought of taking a microgap? Perhaps you’ve been toying with the idea of taking a gap year, but can’t quite manage it. Well, a microgap is like a shorter gap year, anything from a few days to a few months. A chance to travel and experience new things. […]

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Panorama of Edinburgh from the castle

Visit Edinburgh Midweek

Midweek Breaks in Edinburgh One of our top money-saving tips for visiting Edinburgh is to travel midweek. Midweek breaks in Edinburgh are quieter and more affordable. And, as Edinburgh is a bustling capital city, you’ll find all the main attractions are open throughout the week. So, why not treat yourself to a little time off work […]

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Golf Holidays Start in Edinburgh

Bespoke Golf Holidays at Parliament House Hotel Edinburgh is an excellent base for golf holidays in Scotland. As Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh is well connected to the rest of the country. So, you can stay here in the city and visit a different golf course every day! And here at Parliament House Hotel, our Guest Services […]

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Visit Scotland from the USA and Canada

Scotland is a truly stunning world tourist destination. Visits from North America have soared in recent years, with more and more American and Canadian travellers taking their vacations in Scotland. Perhaps you have ancestral history in Scotland. You may have heard of our spectacular scenery, with magnificent mountains, glens and lochs to take your breath […]

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View of Edinburgh from Salisbury Crags

Visiting Edinburgh: Our Money Saving Tips

Edinburgh Travel Tips to Save You Money A visit to Scotland’s capital can be pricey. But with these great Edinburgh travel tips, you can enjoy a break in the city for less. So, set your budget and stick to it. If you plan carefully, there are lots of ways to save money and still have […]

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