We’re about to spend two hours wandering around Edinburgh as the sun sets, making our way through the city’s highlights…and a few graveyards too. This is Edinburgh Haunted Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder, and Legends, and I’ve joined to learn about the scary side of Edinburgh.
Category: Things To Do
June 10, 2015
With the world’s biggest arts festival and dozens of accompanying events, you’re unlikely to get bored in the Scottish capital over the summer months, but just in case: here are 50 great things to do this summer in Edinburgh.
May 13, 2015
Edinburgh’s summer festivals and Military Tattoo are legendary, but with thousands of people descending on the city over August and prices shooting up accordingly, it can be one of the busiest and most expensive times to visit the city. Not to worry – savvy travellers can still save money by making the most of the many free festivals and events on offer. To get you started, here are some of the best free summer events in Edinburgh.
April 15, 2015
Edinburgh’s seven hills, charming port and UNESCO-listed Old and New towns are undeniably picturesque, and there are plenty of great spots from which to admire the scenery. From scaling the capital’s highest peak to dining with a view; here’s where to find Edinburgh’s best views.
March 18, 2015
With bunny-themed egg hunts and supermarket shelves crammed with chocolate eggs, Easter is a fun time for family activities and in the UK, there’s another cause for celebration – the 4-day Bank Holiday weekend that takes place from the Friday to Monday around Easter Sunday. If you’re celebrating Easter weekend in Edinburgh, make sure to plan ahead and book transport and accommodation in advance, as it can get busy.
March 4, 2015
Surrounded by steep cliffs and dense woodlands and proudly flying the Union Jack flag from its ramparts, Stirling Castle is an imposing sight, looking out over the medieval Old Town of Stirling. As one of Scotland’s biggest and most important castles, and easily accessible from the capital, visiting Stirling Castle from Edinburgh makes a popular choice for a day trip, and there’s plenty to discover on a castle tour.