Category Archives: Edinburgh Landmarks

Guide To Hotels & Apartments Near Murrayfield Stadium

Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh plays host to Scotland’s home games for the RBS 6 Nations rugby tournament, and hosts many other rugby competitions. Murrayfield is also a stage to some of the biggest music acts in the world. What better way to enjoy these … Continue reading

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Guide To Hotels Near The Usher Hall, Edinburgh

The Usher Hall in Edinburgh is one of the finest concert halls in the world. Set in the west end of the city, on Lothian Road, the concert hall has recently gone through a renovation process and the building looks more … Continue reading

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Four Of The Most Luxurious & Iconic Hotels in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a grand old city, full of stunning architecture, influential history, and original culture, drawing people to the city from across the globe. What better way to enjoy these wonderful attractions than to base yourself in a luxurious 5-star hotel in the … Continue reading

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Festival of Museums 2012 – Coming Soon

Scotland’s Festival of Museums will be taking place once again from the 18th to 20th may 2012. Over 70 events are being held across the country, with many of them in Edinburgh. For further details on the 2012 events click … Continue reading

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The Water Of Leith Walk, Edinburgh – What Not To Miss

The Water of Leith Walkway is a wonderful and peaceful way to escape from the busy centre of Edinburgh City without venturing away from the city centre.

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Edinburgh Literary Locations Tour – Plus Free Robert Burns App

Edinburgh has a long heritage of influential writers and literature. Plus, Edinburgh was the first UNESCO City of Literature and is the venue for the world’s largest Book Festival. There are a number of literary walking tours in Edinburgh but none … Continue reading

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Edinburgh-by-the-sea : Some of The Best Beaches Near Edinburgh

The majority of visitors to Edinburgh come for the festivals, history and architecture. Few come to Edinburgh for the beaches or coastline, few even know that the city is on the coast. However, Edinburgh lies on the east coast of Scotland, along … 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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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party 2012 / 2013

It may feel like a long way off but initial details of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party 2012/13 have been released. Unsurprisingly it will be held on Sat 31st Dec to Sun 1st Jan. The acts will be on stage from … Continue reading

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