If you’re an iPhone user, then there are some Edinburgh Apps which you might like to download ready for your visit.
If you’re staying at Craigwell Cottage, you’ll have access to free wi-fi and many of our guests find it helpful for keeping up to date with their emails or booking tickets for events while they’re here.
Edinburgh Spotlight’s iEdinburgh app gives you an insider’s view on places to eat, current events and perennial favourites around Scotland’s capital city – you’ll even find a review of Craigwell Cottage in there.
The new app for Edinburgh Bus and Tram provides up to the minute information about bus timetables.
If you are looking travel outwith Edinburgh by bus or train then Traveline Scotland is a useful App to download.
Getting last minute tickets at last year’s Edinburgh Festival and Fringe was made more exciting by the Theatre Ninjas app – great if you’re in town and want to take in a show.
And if you’re an Ian Rankin fan and would like to take narrated walks round the Edinburgh featured in his novels, then the Ian Rankin’s Edinburgh app is the one for you.
The Walking Through Time app developed as a joint project between Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, and the National Library of Scotland overlays historic maps on present day ones so that you can see historic changes as you walk round the centre of Edinburgh.
Do you have a favourite app for your mobile phone which you’ve used when visiting Edinburgh? Leave me a comment and I’ll check it out.