With spectacular window displays and illuminations, later opening times and streetside vendors selling mulled wine and roasted chestnuts, Christmas is the most atmospheric time to enjoy shopping in Edinburgh and whether you’re searching for the perfect gift or looking to sample some delicious seasonal treats, there’s no better way to soak up the Christmas spirit.
Category: Things To Do
November 4, 2014
See the top sights in and around Edinburgh with our Ultimate Edinburgh Experience! This month one lucky fan will win 2 tickets for two of our top tours. Read on to find out more.
October 15, 2014
With the recent referendum over Scottish independence making headlines around the world (for those who missed it, the Scottish people voted to remain part of the United Kingdom), the Scottish government has found itself thrust into the spotlight and the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh has been at the center of the action. As the first official, purpose built home of the Scottish government, the Parliament building was seen by many as the first step towards Scottish independence and since it opened its doors back in 2004, it’s welcomed over 2 million visitors.
October 1, 2014
Scottish cuisine is hardly renowned for its decadent desserts, but don’t be fooled by its whisky-drinking and haggis-eating reputation – Edinburgh also nurtures a seriously sweet tooth and the city is full of candy stores, bakeries and cafes.
September 17, 2014
Whether you’re exploring the sights along the famous Royal Mile or taking in the views from the magnificent Edinburgh Castle, you’ll never be short of things to see and do in Edinburgh. But like many of Europe’s great cities, there’s much more to the Scottish capital than most tourists get to discover, so once you’ve checked off the must-see attractions, spice up your itinerary by enjoying some of the things you can only do in Edinburgh.
September 3, 2014
As ubiquitous to Scotland as haggis and tartan, it would be rude to visit the Scottish capital without sampling a glass of top-quality Scotch whisky and whisky enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities to try the National drink. From touring a distillery to browsing the World’s Largest Collection of Scotch Whisky, here are 5 of the best ways to enjoy Scotch whisky in Edinburgh.