Colourful bunting against a blue summer sky

The Best Festivals in Edinburgh this Summer

Our Favourite Summer Festivals in Edinburgh Edinburgh is famous for its festivals all year round. But particularly in the summer months, when huge events, such as the Festival Fringe and International Festival, take over the city completely. And here at Parliament House Hotel, we are just a short walk from all the action. So, here’s our […]

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Main Ring at the Royal Highland Show in Scotland

10 Things to look forward to at The Royal Highland Show 2020

Now in its 180th year, the Royal Highland Show is a showcase for Scottish farming excellence. It’s a chance to meet, touch, smell, taste and take home the best the country has to offer. With thousands of trade exhibitors and the finest animals from across the UK and Ireland. Not to mention, plenty of live music […]

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Two Highland cows on the Pentland Hills in Edinburgh

Where to spot Highland Cows in Edinburgh

Highland cows are synonymous with Scotland. Their hairy faces adorn t-shirts and tea towels in every gift shop in Edinburgh, but where should you go to see a real “hielan coo” for yourself? They don’t just live in the Highlands, you’ll find these mighty beasts all over Scotland. Here’s our guide on where to find […]

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