Monthly Archives: November 2011

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2012 – Accommodation Guide

The next Edinburgh International Book Festival will be held from the 11th to 27th August 2012. This event just gets better and better with every year, and is extremely popular here at Heights. The Book Festival is staged at Charlotte Square … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2012 – Accommodation Guide

If you are coming to Edinburgh in August you really must try and get tickets for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The Tattoo is an extravaganza of Highland bagpipes, Scottish dancing and British military excellence, with a soupçon of international culture thrown … Continue reading

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The Royal Highland Show 2013 – Accommodation Guide

The Royal Highland Show 2012 at the Royal Highland Centre, attracted more than 180,000 visitors to this agricultural extravaganza! This fascinating event covers 4 days and offers something for seasoned farmers and young families alike. With this many people coming … Continue reading

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Homecoming Scotland 2014

2014 will be an amazing year for Scotland! 2014 will mark the second Homecoming Scotland, Gleneagles will host the Ryder Cup, Glasgow will host the Commonwealth Games, and it will be the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn. The first … Continue reading

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700th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Bannockburn

2014 will mark the 700th anniversary of Robert the Bruce’s victory over the English (24th June 1314). There are big plans across Scotland to mark this date. Bannockburn is near Stirling and the local council are planning a “summer of celebration”, including Highland … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012 Accommodation Guide

Are you heading to Edinburgh to enjoy the Festival Fringe in August? The Fringe dates have been set from Friday 3rd to Monday 27th August 2012. We can not wait! Are you looking for affordable accommodation in Edinburgh city centre … Continue reading

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Edinburgh English School – Where To Study And Where To Stay

We at in Edinburgh work with a number of Edinburgh English schools. We help many students who don’t want to go on a homestay find cheap accommodation in a city-centre hotel, guest house, B&B (Bed and Breakfast) or apartment. In … Continue reading

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Hotels Near Edinburgh Zoo – See The Giant Pandas

The Giant Pandas are now at home in Edinburgh Zoo! Tian Tian and Yang Guang, the two Giant Pandas from China, are welcoming visitors to their new home in Scotland. To see the Giant Pandas you will need to pre-book … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Jazz Festival 2012 Accommodation

The Edinburgh Jazz and Blue Festival 2012 will be held from Friday 20th to Sunday 29th July. The Edinbugh Jazz Festival was set up in 1978 and today is one of the most popular festivals in Scotland’s capital city. If … Continue reading

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Interview: Off (and on) the beaten track in Edinburgh

I was recently interviewed by Fay Young from the excellent Walking Heads audio tour company. You can read the interview on the Walking Heads Blog here.  

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