Category Archives: Edinburgh Calton Hill

Guide To Hotels Near The Edinburgh Playhouse

The Edinburgh Playhouse has been entertaining audiences for more than 80 years. Today its schedule is jam-packed with music, theatre, comedy and all other types of entertainment. If you are lucky enough to be attending an upcoming performance at The … Continue reading

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The Robert Burns Walk & Map Of Edinburgh

Robert, or Rabbie, Burns was born on 25th January 1759 and died on 21st July 1796. Burns was a Scottish poet and is now considered the national poet of Scotland. Burns lived and loved in Edinburgh for many years. The Robert Burns … Continue reading

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Bupa Great Edinburgh Run 2012, Sunday 7th October

If you are looking for a challenge this Autumn why not join me on the Bupa Great Edinburgh this October (Sunday 7th). This annual 10k has moved from its traditional May spot in the calendar to later in the year … Continue reading

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Holyrood Blockbuster #1 – The Trainspotting Secrets Tour of Edinburgh

In 1996 the film Trainspotting was released to the general public and it showed a side of Edinburgh that very few visitors to the city get to see, or want to see. For those of you unfamiliar with the film, … Continue reading

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Celebrate The Beginning Of Summer @ The Beltane Fire Festival 2013

Every year the Beltane Fire Society hold a festival on Calton Hill to celebrate the beginning of Summer. This year the procession of drummers, fire and celebration takes place on xxxx. The festival attracts more than 10,000 people and is … Continue reading

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5 Bars and Cafes with Great Views over Edinburgh

If you want to enjoy the views over Edinburgh but can’t climb up Calton Hill or Arthur’s Seat, then here are 5 Bars and Cafes open to the public where you can enjoy the skyline – and a drink!

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Edinburgh’s Edinburgh’s Royal Wedding – Zara and Mike set the date, now book the hotel

Now that Zara Phillips (29) and Mike Tindall (32) have officially confirmed that they will be getting married on 30th July 2011 at the Canongate Kirk on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, fans of the couple can start planning their trip to Scotland’s … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s Starring Holiday Home Now Available

The Old Observatory House on Calton Hill has reopened after nearly 30 years of neglect. Following a £50,000 re-lift, the house is set to become one of the most sought after holiday homes in the city. Sitting more than 200 … Continue reading

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