As you walk up the Canongate you will find the Museum of Edinburgh is glorious colour following a refurbishment back in 2012. It is well worth a visit. Read more
When you’re on holiday, visiting our local pubs might be on the agenda, whether as a means of grabbing a quick refreshment on the way to do something else, or as a destination for an evening with friends or to listen to music.
Tips for a great day out at Edinburgh Zoo
Edinburgh Zoo is a firm favourite on a visit to Edinburgh no matter what age you are! It’s open every day of the year – except Christmas Day, so whichever time of the year you visit Edinburgh you’ll be able to pay a visit to Edinburgh Zoo. You’ll find admission charges here. Read more
Rosslyn Chapel is located on the outskirts of the city. It attracts a great many visitors every year. Some prompted to make their trip because they have read about it in Dan Brown’s book “The Da Vinci Code” Read more
Around the Canongate – focus on Canongate Kirk
The bottom section of the Royal Mile is known as the Canongate. It is here you will find the Canongate Kirk. This is the Queen’s church when she is in residence at Holyrood Palace and was the venue for the marriage of Zara Phillips (daughter of Princess Anne) and Mike Tyndall. Canongate Kirk is an ancient place of worship opened in 1691. Read more
If you are heading to Edinburgh it can be difficult to decide how best to start your explorations. With this in mind, we designed an Edinburgh walk for first-time visitors Read more
As you drive up the A1 from the south or arrive in Edinburgh by train you’ll see views towards Salisbury Crags. Unfortunately some sections of the path are currently closed due to falling rock.
An Edinburgh August: it’s a great month to experience the city, where there will be lots going on to keep everyone in the family entertained. Read more
Edinburgh is currently in lockdown. there is also a travel ban which extends to the whole of Scotland. All international travellers from Janauary 2021 must have a negative Covid Test before they are allowed to enter the country.
A trip to Scotland is not advisable until the autumn of 2021 or 2022.