Historical Architecture, Old Town, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Historical Architecture, Old Town

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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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Shebeen Bar & Braai

Local Tip There are lots of little quirky murals dotted around, stylishly incorporated into the decor - creating a unique feel and providing a glimpse into South African life. Oh.. and we dare you to try a 'Lion' size...

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Newbattle Golf Club

Local Tip Some of the best greens you will play on. When booking quote 'My Destination Edinburgh' for a discount.

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Hopetoun Easter Egg'stravaganza

Hopetoun Easter Egg'stravaganza

21 Apr

10.30am - 12 noon. Cost is £6 per child, accompanying adults £4.25 (Grounds Entrance Charge) Meet at the Education Room Head along to Hopetoun House for this traditional workshop that involves egg painting, egg rolling and other eggciting activities! Don't forget to bring along a hard-boiled egg or two... Booking is required for... more »

The Beltane Fire Festival

The Beltane Fire Festival

30 Apr

The Beltane Fire Festival is an annual event celebrating the start of summer and as part of TradFest. It's a revival of a Celtic fertility festival, featuring a procession of men and women spitting fire and dancing surrounded by vibrant colours and sounds of drumming with lashings of body paint and costumes. Every year around 12,000 people... more »

Tradfest

Tradfest

1 May - 11 May

TradFest is a feast of traditions and culture in our festival city, Edinburgh. The twelve days will see music, song, storytelling,dance and include celebrations such as the Beltane Fire Festival and Mayday. TradFest embraces all the folk arts, combining authentic sources with contemporary edge and flair. TradFest brings Scotland's arts of... more »

 Imaginate Children's Festival

Imaginate Children's Festival

5 May - 14 May

This is the largest and most successful performing arts festival for children and young people in the UK! The Imaginate Festival is a unique opportunity for school children and their teachers; families and industry professionals to see the best children’s theatre the world has to offer. more »

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The Ale House

The Ale House Bar & Venue can be found on Clerk Street here in Edinburgh and hosts 6 nights of live music each week! The kitchen serves food Mon-Sat 12-9pm. more »

Virtual Tours

Scottish Storytelling Centre

The Scottish Storytelling Centre can be found halfway along Edinburgh's Royal Mile, a magical world offering something to capture every imagination. Highlights include the historical John Knox House more »

Edinburgh Photos

Waverley Station

Waverley Station

Bank of Scotland (on the Mound) at night

Bank of Scotland (on the Mound) at night

The Forth Bridge

The Forth Bridge

Statue of Thomas Guthrie at the base of the Castle

Statue of Thomas Guthrie at the base of the Castle

Arthur's Seat

Arthur's Seat

Dean Cemetery

Dean Cemetery

The Balmoral Hotel at night

The Balmoral Hotel at night

Golfers at Melville Golf Range

Golfers at Melville Golf Range

Golf

Golf

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