The Botanic Cottage in Edinburgh through an entrance in one of the beautiful sculptured hedges

What to See in Edinburgh, Get Off The Tourist Path

Some Edinburgh Tips From Locals and what to see in Edinburgh Are you wondering about things to see in Edinburgh that are little off the beaten track? How about exploring some of our local’s favo...


Cast skeleton of a dinosaur

Meet The Tyrannosaurs

We all know about the fearsome Tyrannosaurus Rex, one of the largest land predators of all time. But, did you know, there was a whole family of tyrannosaurs, which lived in the Northern Hemisphere dur...


Colourful bunting against a blue summer sky

The Best Festivals in Edinburgh this Summer

Our Favourite Summer Festivals in Edinburgh Edinburgh is famous for its festivals all year round. But particularly in the summer months, when huge events, such as the Festival Fringe and Internationa...


Crowd enjoying a summer gig

The Biggest Concerts in Edinburgh this Summer

Edinburgh Summer Concerts 2020 If you’re planning a trip to Edinburgh this summer, we’ve got good news! There are some fantastic Edinburgh summer concerts on the agenda. And of course, there’s t...


Stripey deck chairs on a pebble beach

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’...


Main Ring at the Royal Highland Show in Scotland

10 Things to look forward to at The Royal Highland Show 2020

Now in its 180th year, the Royal Highland Show is a showcase for Scottish farming excellence. It’s a chance to meet, touch, smell, taste and take home the best the country has to offer. With th...


May Queen and Green Man at Beltane Fire Festival in Edinburgh

Visiting the Beltane Fire Festival 2020

If you find yourself in Edinburgh on 30th April you could be forgiven for thinking you’d taken a step back in time. By a good couple of centuries, at least! Because this is the night when thousands ...


Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh in Spring

Spending a Spring Day in Edinburgh

How to spend one day in Edinburgh this spring The days are longer, the temperature is on the rise, and the first buds are beginning to bloom. It must mean one thing – spring is in the air! So, where...


Yellow flowers and Calton Hill in the background

Visit Edinburgh in July 2020

We Love Edinburgh in July! If the hustle and bustle during the Edinburgh International Festival and Festival Fringe isn’t for you … why not come to Edinburgh in July instead? Quieter, cheaper ...


Two Highland cows on the Pentland Hills in Edinburgh

Where to spot Highland Cows in Edinburgh

Highland cows are synonymous with Scotland. Their hairy faces adorn t-shirts and tea towels in every gift shop in Edinburgh, but where should you go to see a real “hielan coo” for yourself...


An assortment of brightly coloured Easter Eggs.

Things to do this Easter in Edinburgh

Easter Weekend in Edinburgh 2020 Now that the festive season is over, our thoughts turn to the next holiday in the calendar. Easter falls on Friday 10th to Monday 13th April this year. So, lets take a...


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 worr...


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