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Experience the magic of a Night in the Garden at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

by November 4, 2014

Though the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh looks beautiful all year round, this winter the much-loved garden is set to receive...

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2014

by October 17, 2014

Nothing beats the electric atmosphere that fills Edinburgh’s streets and performance spaces while there is a festival on, especially when...

10 hidden gems in Edinburgh, as suggested by you

by September 16, 2014

We often get asked to suggest hidden gems in Edinburgh that will wow first time visitors – so we thought...

Celebrate 50 years of the Forth Road Bridge at the Forth Bridges Festival

by August 20, 2014

The Forth Rail and Road Bridges are amongst Scotland’s best-known sights, transporting thousands of travellers to and from the Kingdom...

Add a Scottish twist to your Edinburgh Festival

by August 9, 2014

There’s no denying it – the Edinburgh Festivals are now in full swing. Wander along the Royal Mile and you’ll...

Edinburgh Festivals 2014

by July 18, 2014

If, like me, you’ve been counting down the days till Edinburgh’s 2014 summer festivals, then you’ll probably be as excited...

Queen’s Baton Relay: 14 – 17 June

by June 13, 2014

The Queen’s Baton is coming home, and you can be one of the first to see it. Making landfall in...

Gin for a treat! Try some of Scotland’s finest spirits at the Scottish Juniper Festival

by June 5, 2014

Scotland is second to none when it comes to whisky, but the amber nectar isn’t the only drink made here...

Puffins come home for Puffin Fest

by April 25, 2014

One of the world’s favourite birds is due to take centre stage next month in Scotland’s first ever Puffin Fest!...

A moo-ving tale for Mother’s Day

by March 27, 2014

This Mother’s Day little Bò the calf has been hearing tales about Highland cattle, including the folk legend of the...

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