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Edinburgh’s beauty is both staggering and unique, but this city is far more than just a pretty face. Take a closer look and there’s much more to discover in Scotland’s capital.

From the rich - and sometimes hidden - history that surrounds your every step, to the wealth of lush spaces peppered around the city centre, Edinburgh continually surprises and inspires. From the top off Arthur’s Seat, to the bottom of the Royal Mile; there is nowhere quite like Edinburgh.

8 Must-See Secret Spots in Edinburgh

Visitors from across the world flock to see Edinburgh's looming Castle and walk the length of the Royal Mile, but away from the hubbub of the city's tourist spots are some lesser known sights well worth a visit. Here are some must-see secret spots in Edinburgh: Wild...

Your Official Guide to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2018

Join over 100,000 other revellers for a night to remember at Edinburgh's annual Hogmanay celebrations.  For three days, Hogmanay takes over the streets of the Scottish capital for the biggest party of its kind in the world. A stacked schedule of events brings together...

7 Fascinating Facts about Hogmanay

For three days, Hogmanay takes over the streets of the Scottish capital for the biggest party of its kind in the world. To celebrate, here are a few weird and wacky facts about Scotland's favourite event: Happy New Year! Here's some coal... Everyone knows that First...

A Guide to Edinburgh’s Christmas Markets

It's that time of year again! Get into the festive spirit at the iconic Edinburgh Christmas Markets.  Edinburgh Christmas Markets The Scottish capital's famous Christmas Markets attract visitors from far and wide and are the perfect way to enjoy the festivities and...

Great Walks Near Edinburgh

When a wander down the Royal Mile just won’t cut it, or a Sunday stroll up Arthur’s Seat is becoming a habit, take a hike on these alternative walking routes in the Edinburgh area: The Water of Leith Follow the route of the river as it passes through the heart of...

The Best Places for Coffee in Edinburgh

Whether you’re after a pre-work caffeine fix or a quiet afternoon with a book, Edinburgh has a coffeehouse for every occasion. With the promise of delicious cakes and rich espresso, be sure to pop into one of these independent gems for your next cup of joe. Here are...

A Brief History of Arthur’s Seat

The peak of Arthur’s Seat looms over the city of Edinburgh. Snow-capped in the winter, this extinct volcano is one of the Scottish capital’s most recognisable landmarks. The Seven Hills The tallest of the Seven Hills on which Edinburgh was founded, the rocky outcrop...

Best Places for Whisky in Edinburgh

Scotland’s association with whisky stretches back centuries, so naturally, the capital is stacked with places to enjoy a dram. Here are a few of the finest places for whisky in Edinburgh: The Scotch Whisky Experience The home of Edinburgh’s whisky scene, The Scotch...

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