As soon as you arrive on holiday at Craigwell Cottage, Edinburgh you’ll see views towards Salisbury Crags from the living room window. Read more
How we’re working with Visit Scotland
A conversation with our Visit Scotland Quality Advisor led us to install a revolutionary type of heating at Craigwell Cottage in Edinburgh: Far-Infrared. Read more
Top Tips for Outlander Fans in Edinburgh
If you’re a fan of the Outlander series of books by Diana Gabaldon, you may be planning a trip to Scotland to find out more about the land which inspired your favourite characters. Read more
Rosslyn Chapel and a Walk in to Edinburgh
Over the years of hosting visitors in Edinburgh at Craigwell Cottage, we’ve had many guests who have gone to visit Rosslyn Chapel, on the outskirts of the city. They have often been prompted to make their trip their because they have read about it in Dan Brown’s book “The Da Vinci Code” Read more
It’s very easy to walk to Craigwell Cottage if you are arriving in Edinburgh by train at the main railway station, Edinburgh Waverley. The main thing to remember is that you need to exit the station by the Calton Road exit. Read more
Dragonfly in Amber – The Battle of Prestonpans
It was fun investigating around the Royal Mile in Edinburgh using Diana Gabaldon’s Voyager as a guide (see Outlander Exploring on the Royal Mile). So for the next adventure I’ve gone exploring out to East Lothian, down the coast to the east of Edinburgh to find out more about The Battle of Prestonpans, which features in Dragonfly in Amber, the second book in the Outlander series. Read more
Where is Carfax Close?
Since the release of the Outlander Starz Series 1 version of Diana Gabaldon’s tales of the adventures of Jamie and Claire, I’ve been returning time and again to the well-loved books to refresh my memory of the stories and complete the reading of the series (currently 8 main books, and many side tales).
I began to realise the power of Ms Gabaldon’s storytelling to attract visitors to Edinburgh when, back in 2013, Craigwell Cottage hosted the author and chef, Theresa Carle Sanders, known for cooking her way through the stories in her Outlander Kitchen. Read more
If you’re planning a trip with the family to Edinburgh at Easter, we’ve put together a short list of Edinburgh ideas for your stay to help our Craigwell Cottage guests who are travelling with 2 children. Read more
How to plan a trip to Edinburgh
January is a busy time for holiday home owners as people start to prepare their holiday plans for the year. Some people start their Edinburgh trip planning early, booking a year or more in advance for popular dates, Read more