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Harvesting the Fun of the Edinburgh Farmers’ Markets

Colourful stalls, freshly baked bread and the friendly face of your local farmer displaying his wares. This is Edinburgh at its best! But with so many Edinburgh farmers’ markets to choose from, ...


Old sign that says beware of the ghost

Haunted Edinburgh: Three Spook-tacular Pubs in Edinburgh

Haunted Pubs in Edinburgh Edinburgh has a long history of bloody battles, deadly plague, merciless dungeons, murderous figures and underground closes. So, it comes as no surprise that this city is one...



Friday Fun: Scottish Jokes

Scots are renowned for their unique sense of humour. And comedians such as Billy Connelly, Frankie Boyle, Rhona Cameron and Kevin Bridges have become firm favourites on the comedy scene worldwide. So,...


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Edinburgh Pamper Spots

Are you in need of a luxury weekend away, being pampered from top to toe? If you’re looking for pamper days in Edinburgh, we’ve rounded up the best options near our hotel. So you can enjoy a t...


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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 c...


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Ones To Watch: Films Set in Edinburgh

Discover These Great Movies Set in Edinburgh Edinburgh is very photogenic, with its historic architecture, magnificent castle and surrounding natural landscapes. So, it’s no surprise that the city i...


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Meet The Locals: Getting Back to Nature

Discovering Edinburgh Wildlife Getting outside is great for the mind, body and soul. And if you’re a nature enthusiast, you’ll be in for a treat whilst visiting Edinburgh. Its prime position on th...


Duke of Wellington and Greyfriars Bobby Statues

Glasgow or Edinburgh: Which City to Visit?

Visiting Glasgow or Edinburgh? Do Both! If you’re planning to visit Scotland, you’ll want to take in the sights of some our fantastic cities. If you can’t decide between Glasgow or Edinburgh, vi...


Edinburgh Castle at sunset

Edinburgh in Pictures: Famous Views

At Parliament House Hotel we feel very lucky to live and work in such a magnificent city. Edinburgh is stunningly beautiful day and night and all year round! So, we know many picturesque Edinburgh vie...


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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 c...


Historic buildings in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Best Museum and Gallery Exhibitions 2018-19

Fascinating Edinburgh Museum Exhibitions and Gallery Displays Edinburgh is full of culture and history, and there is plenty to see and do in our beautiful city. Bursting with museums, art galleries, t...


Biked lined up outside a building in Edinburgh

I Want to Ride my Bicycle!

Summer finally seems to be here, and what better way to explore Edinburgh than by bike? At Parliament House Hotel, we’re centrally located, and a short stroll from Edinburgh attractions, theatres an...


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