Scott Monument in Edinburgh with Christmas wheel

Take a Christmas and New Year Break in Edinburgh with our Festive offers

There’s no hiding from it now. The songs are playing in shops, the twinkling lights are illuminating the streets and sparkling decorations are hanging from shop windows. The festive season is finall...


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The best places to wrap up your Christmas shopping in Edinburgh

With just over one month to go until the festive period, it’s time to get your skates on with your Christmas shopping. There’s no better time to book a stay at Parliament House for a spot of Chris...


Items for sale at Harry Potter shops in Edinburgh

Things to love about the 2 new Harry Potter shops in Edinburgh

If you’re a big fan of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books and films, you’ll be in for a treat when visiting Edinburgh. Two new Harry Potter shops in Edinburgh have opened and they are bursting with...


Hogmanay Fireworks in Edinburgh

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Edinburgh with Rag‘n’Bone Man, Fireworks and Street Parties

The clocks have gone back, Bonfire night has been and gone and the nights are drawing in earlier. There’s no escaping the fact that the festive season is fast on its way. So, it’s time to plan you...


Edinburgh skyline covered in snow seen from Calton Hill

Bah Humbug! Surviving The Edinburgh Winter Holidays

Summer has come and gone. Autumn is nearly over. And winter is on the horizon. Which means before you know it, we will be bracing ourselves for another wonderful winter in Edinburgh. But before you hi...


Spooky candle on an old, eerie wall

Long Forgotten Edinburgh Ghost Stories

Old ghosts, new ghosts, specters, poltergeists, ghouls and banshees – you name it, Edinburgh has them all. Known as one of the most haunted cities in the world, Edinburgh’s reputation for paranorm...


Brick wall with the shadow of a ghost and bat

Halloween in Edinburgh. Oh The Horror!

Following the success of the inaugural Edinburgh Horror Festival last year, this horrifying festival is back once again to send shivers down your spine. So in preparation of all things ghoulish, grues...


Entrance to Edinburgh Castle

Myths About Edinburgh Castle: Separating The Fact From Fiction

When a city’s skyline is dominated by a centuries-old medieval castle, there’s bound to be a few strange facts and even stranger fiction hidden beneath its ancient walls. So in celebration of Old ...


Edinburgh at Christmas time

5 things to look forward to this Christmas in Edinburgh

Christmas in Edinburgh 2017 What is happening this Christmas in Edinburgh? It’s approaching thick and fast. Although we have just stepped into Autumn and are awaiting the piles of crispy an...


Panoramic view of Edinburgh from Arthur's Seat

Famous Edinburgh Residents: The People Who Shaped Our City

Edinburgh is a city renowned for its natural beauty and man-made wonders. From its iconic Castle and historic streets, to its celebrated architecture and literary legacy, this stunning and historic ci...


Skyline of Edinburgh's historic old town

Bizarre Edinburgh: 3 Strange Facts About Edinburgh You Might Not Know

Let’s face it. In a city where a winter Loony Dook and rubber duck race through the heart of Edinburgh is an annual celebration, “strange” is pretty much the norm. And while there are plenty of ...


Fireworks over Edinburgh Castle

Autumn and Winter Festivals in Edinburgh to Look Forward To

With the Edinburgh Festival behind us and the warm summer days drawing to a close, it’s time to enjoy a quieter (albeit slightly wetter) Edinburgh. While autumn and winter herald in a colder, wetter...


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