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EDINBURGH FESTIVALS & EVENTS FOR JULY 2017

EDINBURGH FESTIVALS & EVENTS FOR JULY 2017

While the Edinburgh International Festival might tend to steal the headlines, there are some fantastic other gatherings to put in your diary this July. Whether you are a lover of food or fine whisky, music or culture, here are some of the best Edinburgh events to look forward to for summer 2017: Holyrood Week & The Queen's Garden Party (July 4th onwards) As a long standing tradition, this week of ...

QUIRKY, UNUSUAL & ALTERNATIVE THINGS TO DO IN EDINBURGH

QUIRKY, UNUSUAL & ALTERNATIVE THINGS TO DO IN EDINBURGH

For those who don’t enjoy the usual tourist attractions, one of the best reasons to visit Edinburgh is its charming waywardness and eccentricity. This is a city of secrets, after all. A place of dazzling architecture and dark underground passages, high art and bloody murder. Here are just a few experiences to charm, intrigue and entertain you on your next Edinburgh visit: Bygone science and body...

MUST TRY EDINBURGH EXPERIENCES & EVENTS

MUST TRY EDINBURGH EXPERIENCES & EVENTS

Edinburgh is such a lively, cultured city, you would struggle to run out of things to do in a month here. But if you had just a single trip to enjoy some of those sights and experiences that define the capital of Scotland, where would we recommend? Here are a selection of must try activities and attractions, along with some of those special events that define the city.Climb Arthur’s SeatThis famous...

MOTHER'S DAY IN EDINBURGH 2017

Mother’s Day in Edinburgh 2017 Treats & Gift IdeasDoes your mum deserve something special this Mothering Sunday (March 26th)? Why not forget the usual gifts and treat her to something different this year? There are plenty of Mother’s Day treats and events in Edinburgh for 2017. Here are just some of the ways you could surprise her in style:Champagne Afternoon Tea at Prestonfield HotelThis afternoon...

WHAT'S ON IN EDINBURGH

What’s on in Edinburgh: Events for March 2017Planning to visit Edinburgh for a city break in the coming weeks? The air might still be cool, but our cultural and events calendar quickly heats up as we approach spring. Here are some stand out highlights and diary dates for March and beyond, ideal for anyone thinking of a mini break in Edinburgh.Georgian Shadows & Edinburgh New Town (5:30 pm to 8:30...

ROMANTIC THINGS TO DO IN EDINBURGH

Move over Venice. Push off Paris. Edinburgh is a much friendlier capital of romance to explore this Valentine’s Day. Or any day of the year, for that matter. Packed with romantic places to visit and some highly recommended activities for couples, there are few places on earth we would rather be when it comes to a romantic frisson. Here are some suitably heart-stirring activities and days out for...

CELEBRATING THE QUEEN'S 90th BIRTHDAY

Over 200 guests gathered at Prestonfield on Friday to celebrate the twin landmarks of the 90th Birthday of HM The Queen and the 40th Anniversary of The Prince's Trust.As the band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines played on the lawn guests enjoyed an al fresco afternoon tea with silver cake stands piled high with thousands of home-baked cakes, scones and finger sandwiches. All of Prestonfield's afternoon...