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Edinburgh

Signs of Edinburgh's long and fascinating history are prevalent all over. There are opportunities to discover more about Scotland's capital city at the many museums, galleries and historical...
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Hopetoun House

Local Tip Hopetoun House has activities and events all year round, most suitable for all the family. Regarded as a dream venue for weddings & special occasions, visitors to Hopetoun have both the stunning grounds and...

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The Balmoral - Rocco Forte Hotel

Local Tip Notable is the towering clocktower of the Balmoral, whose time is kept two minutes fast - so as to help passengers at Waverly station to catch their trains on time.

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Edinburgh Art Festival

Edinburgh Art Festival

31 Jul - 31 Aug

Edinburgh Art Festival is Scotland's largest annual visual arts festival, showcasing a diverse and vibrant programme of visual arts exhibitions and events across museums, galleries and pop-up spaces the length and breadth of the city centre and beyond. Edinburgh Art Festival brings together new commissions, major solo exhibitions by the... more »

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

1 Aug - 24 Aug

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is the biggest military show of its kind. Performers from all over the world gather here in August to show their marching band skills and together create an amazing show, concluded by a spectacular display of fireworks. Everyone planning to attend should take a water and wind proof jacket as well as a blanket.... more »

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

1 Aug - 25 Aug

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world. It takes place every August for three weeks, during which thousands of performers take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the... more »

Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival

8 Aug - 10 Aug

There will be cooking demonstrations from Michelin-starred and TV chefs, tasting sessions and cooking-for-kids master-classes for budding young chefs. You can sample and buy artisan food from over 100 exhibitors, indulge in signature dishes from well-known restaurants and sip summer cocktails shaken up by expert mixologists. New features... more »

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Rosslyn Chapel

Rosslyn Chapel was founded in 1446, having taken 40 years to complete. It was well worth the effort, as a visit here will prove. more »

Virtual Tours

Purslane Restaurant

Purslane Restaurant can be found tucked away in the heart of our stunning Stockbridge. The restaurant is small but cosy and has the perfect candlelit setting, offering fresh local produce more »

Edinburgh Photos

A close in the Old Town

A close in the Old Town

The Balmoral Hotel at night

The Balmoral Hotel at night

Calton Hill

Calton Hill

Statue of Thomas Guthrie at the base of the Castle

Statue of Thomas Guthrie at the base of the Castle

The Meadows at dusk

The Meadows at dusk

Dean Cemetery

Dean Cemetery

Dean Village

Dean Village

Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Bagpiper in the City Centre

Bagpiper in the City Centre

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