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RBS 6 Nations Rugby is Back in Edinburgh

01/01/2017

The RBS 6 Nations Rugby is one of the world’s most famous and most enjoyed sporting events. We’re pleased to say the competition is back in Edinburgh in February, with three of the fixtures scheduled at Murrayfield Stadium. The world’s best rugby players, the finest officials and some fantastic games are bound to be enjoyed […]

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Rainy Day Plans: Enjoy Edinburgh even in the Rain

29/12/2016

If you’ve organised a city break or short holiday to Edinburgh, chances are you’re not planning to spend your days basking in the sun. Whilst Edinburgh does get plenty of sun throughout the year, it also gets plenty of rain and there is no reason to let this ruin or negatively affect your break at […]

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Cultural Edinburgh in Winter

07/12/2016

Every year millions of people visit Edinburgh to take in its galleries and museums. Each season brings new and exciting exhibitions and we’re looking more closely at the next few months and some of the newest exhibitions you can enjoy in the city. Monkey Business at the National Museum of Scotland From 9th December until […]

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An Edinburgh Christmas

23/11/2016

No one puts a party on quite as well as the city of Edinburgh and Christmas is no different. All the stops are out for Christmas 2016 and it’s a chance to enjoy world-famous Scottish hospitality and see some of the best of the city lit up like a genuine Christmas Tree! Promising to be […]

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Enjoy Edinburgh’s Festival of Dreams 2016

13/09/2016

A celebration of stories, narration and the historic art of storytelling is back in Edinburgh in 2016. The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is a 10-day extravaganza which brings live storytelling, oral traditions and artists from around the world. The Festival is organised for 21st to 31st October and brings together international orators, expressive storytellers and musicians. The Scottish […]

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EDINBURGH SCOTTISH EVENING

03/05/2016

An evening of pure Scottish entertainment! Enjoy an evening of traditional Scottish entertainment to enthral, inform and inspire! Join us in the heart of Scotland’s capital city for our essential introduction to Scottish culture. You will be guaranteed a warm welcome and a lively evening! You sample some of Scotland’s finest culinary offerings during a […]

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Go West! To West Lothian

19/04/2016

With its attractions in easy reach, West Lothian is an historic county (also known as Linlithgowshire), situated between Edinburgh and Glasgow. West Lothian has a rich heritage and there are many historic attractions that are well worth exploring. It is a fascinating place to visit with its prehistoric burial sites, stately homes, palace ruins and […]

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Easter Events in Edinburgh

24/03/2016

Spending your Easter in Edinburgh gives you plenty of opportunity to explore the city but you can also get involved with some wonderful Easter themed events, with something for visitors (and locals) of all ages. Here we’re looking at some of the most exciting Easter events in Edinburgh this year. The Botanics Bunny and the […]

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Explore Edinburgh by bike

16/03/2016

With its beautiful scenery and fantastic system of off-road bike routes and cycle paths, Edinburgh is certainly a great city to explore by bike and if you’re a keen cyclist it is more than worth visiting for a long weekend or even longer. The city is possibly one of the most bike-friendly cities in the […]

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See the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

22/02/2016

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is based in one of Edinburgh’s most iconic buildings and a visit gives you the chance to enjoy some of the finest Scottish art and experience Scottish history in photography, sculpture and film. The Gallery is less than 5 minutes walk from The Royal Scots Club.  You will find portraits […]

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Now playing at the Playhouse

20/01/2016

The theatre scene in Edinburgh is incomparable with almost anywhere outside New York and London and at the heart of the many wonderful theatres and performance venues is the Edinburgh Playhouse. Formerly a cinema, the Playhouse has a huge capacity of 3059 which makes it the UK’s largest operating non-sports theatre. Dedicated to musical and […]

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Seven Hills of Edinburgh

28/12/2015

Now that Christmas dinner has settled, it’s time to get the Hogmanay party started. Fireworks from Edinburgh’s seven hills will very soon welcome in the New Year. There has been some discussion over the years as to which the seven hills are, but the seven traditional hills are Arthur’s Seat, Blackford Hill, Braid Hills, Calton […]

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Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay 2015/2016

14/12/2015

For a fantastic choice of things to do at Christmas and Hogmanay this year, there is no better place to be than the city of Edinburgh. From 20th November to 4th January, the city is packed full of things to see and do.

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Edinburgh Writers – Sir Walter Scott

29/10/2015

Sir Walter Scott was an Edinburgh writer, who rose to fame as a poet and soon after a novelist and writer in general. He is most renowned as the founder of the historical novel genre featuring chivalry, romance and acts of gallantry. Scott’s influence on Edinburgh’s culture is epitomised by the opening of Edinburgh’s central […]

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A visit to the Palace

21/10/2015

The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the Queen in Scotland and it sits conveniently at the bottom of the Royal Mile, for visitors to the city to enjoy. It is mainly used for State ceremonies and official entertaining as well as the Queen’s Holyrood week each year, when she carries out many […]

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Edinburgh in September

01/09/2015

Visiting Edinburgh after festival season is over doesn’t have to be a wash out, in fact it’s anything but. The city is alive with action, culture and things to do every month of the year and September is no different. There are musicians to see, shows to watch, exhibitions to enjoy and much much more […]