Edinburgh skyline covered in snow seen from Calton Hill

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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Hidden Edinburgh: Going Underground

Discover Edinburgh’s Underground City Hidden beneath the streets and bridges of Edinburgh, are several underground closes and chambers. Closed off to the public for hundreds of years, these places remained frozen in time, just waiting to be rediscovered. Today, some of them have been excavated and re-opened. And there are many tours you can go […]

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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, visit them both! At Parliament House, you can enjoy a central stay in historic Edinburgh, whilst being within easy reach of vibrant Glasgow. […]

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Greyfriars Kirkyard at night

Great Myths and Legends of Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh is famous for its legends and myths, from spooky hauntings to hidden underground streets. Built on seven hills, just like Rome, Edinburgh’s history dates back centuries. With a castle built atop a volcanic rock and a network of secret tunnels and streets, the city is full of mystery. So, with this, […]

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Panoramic view of Princes Street in Edinburgh

Street Smart: Mapping out the History of Edinburgh

Historic Edinburgh Streets Since 2017 is the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, we thought we would travel down some Edinburgh streets and share the history that surrounds them. Princes Street: Right up our Street Princes Street is arguably one of the best-known streets in all of Edinburgh. The commercial heart of the city, Princes […]

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Old street lamp in front of an ancient wall

5 Horror-ific Haunted Places in Edinburgh Guaranteed To Give You The Chills

1. Edinburgh Castle When it comes to a list of haunted places in Edinburgh, where better to start than with a haunted castle? Edinburgh Castle has a long and bloody history dating back to the 12th century. So, it comes as no surprise that it holds a few mysteries of its own. Home to a number […]

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