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Unmissable Edinburgh Festivals 2020

We are about to begin a whole new year in Edinburgh! So, let’s take a look at some of the must-see Edinburgh festivals of 2020. One for every month of the year! January: Burn’s Night Burn’s Night is an annual celebration of the life and works of Scotland’s National Poet, Robert Burns. Every year, on […]

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What’s on in Edinburgh this December … besides Christmas

By now, Christmas in Edinburgh is in full swing. You’ve seen the festive markets, you’ve gone high-flying above Scott Monument and you’ve hitched a ride on the Santa Train. With so much going on this December, something is bound to slip through the cracks. So to help you stay on top of what’s on in […]

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Hogmanay Fireworks in Edinburgh

Celebrate Hogmanay in Edinburgh

Hogmanay (New Year’s Eve) in Edinburgh 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 your New Year’s Eve in Edinburgh. This year, Mark Ronson will be […]

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Festive Dining and Offers

Enjoy Edinburgh with our Christmas Hotel Deals The festive season is nearly upon us, and it’s time to start planning ahead. If you would like to experience an Edinburgh Christmas or New Year, then join us at Parliament House Hotel with our Edinburgh Christmas hotel deals Whether you are looking for a seasonal getaway in […]

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Things to do in Edinburgh this Winter

Spending Winter in Edinburgh With the long summer days behind us and chilly nights ahead, we know just how tempting it is to head for the covers, snuggle down and wait for the winter months to pass. But with so many wonderful things happening all over the city, spending winter in Edinburgh is its own […]

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Take a Festive Break in Edinburgh with Parliament House

Central Christmas Breaks in Edinburgh at Parliament House Christmas 2018 is just around the corner, so there’s no better time to start planning your Christmas breaks in Edinburgh. Our historic capital city comes to life during this festive period, and there’s plenty to see and do for all ages. Here at Parliament House Hotel, our […]

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Edinburgh at Christmas time

Things to look forward to this Christmas in Edinburgh

Christmas in Edinburgh 2018 What’s 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 and colourful leaves, Christmas celebrations will be upon us before we know it. With this in mind, we have pulled together a list of the top 5 […]

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Top Scottish Events of 2019

Plan Ahead with Our Guide for Things to Do in Scotland in 2019 If you’re planning ahead and looking for some fun things to do in Scotland in 2019, the country bursting with events. Rich in history, heritage, food and drink, and culture, our Scottish towns, cities and countryside have something for everyone. From exploring […]

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Romantic Views around Edinburgh

There’s no better way to surprise your partner than with a romantic weekend away. So, why not book a stay at Parliament House Hotel, and enjoy a romantic break in the heart of Edinburgh? Our historic city is bursting with romantic places and activities, from scenic views, to romantic dinners. We’ve put together some of […]

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Traditional Scottish Piper beside Forth Bridge

Weird and Wonderful Edinburgh and Scottish Traditions

Scotland is famous for its traditions. Some Scottish traditions date back centuries, whilst others are more modern and fun. Have you ever wondered why we dive into the freezing cold waters of Firth of Forth on New Year’s Day? Perhaps you want to know why we throw large tree trunks into the air at the […]

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