Skyline of Edinburgh's historic old town

Bizarre Edinburgh: Strange Facts you might not know

A Few Strange Edinburgh Facts  We all know there are plenty of interesting facts about Auld Reekie, but there are a fair few strange Edinburgh facts too. Here are some of our favourites … Home of the World’s Only Knighted Penguin One of Edinburgh Zoo’s resident king penguins also happens to be the official mascot […]

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Sihlouette of woman as part of 2019 sign, on a hilltop at sunset

New Year’s Resolutions for Edinburgh 2019

New Year is just around the corner. And we think it’s time to plan some New Year’s resolutions you really will want to stick to. And, where better to enjoy those resolutions than in our fantastic historic Scottish capital? So, book one of our comfortable rooms at Parliament House Hotel, and start ticking off items […]

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Scott Monument in Edinburgh with Christmas wheel

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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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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