City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Car parking


Boxing Day Bank Holiday

A Boxing Day Bank Holiday takes place on the 26th December the day after Christmas Day.

Christmas Day

A Christmas Day Bank Holiday takes place on the 25th December if it's a weekday.

Easter Monday

Easter Monday is a local public holiday in Edinburgh held on the day after the Christian celebration of Easter (Easter Sunday).

New Year's Day Public Holiday

The new year starts with an extra day off work (for most).

George Street Pedestrian-Cycle Trial Opens For 1 Year

George Street Trial

A reconfigured George Street was officially opened today that gives cyclists a safe East-West route across the city centre, free of tram lines and free of motorised traffic.

Special Arrangements at Waverley Station For Calcutta Cup

Waverley Station - Area Plan

Thousands of rugby fans are expected to arrive in the Capital this weekend to watch hosts Scotland take on England in a sold-out Calcutta Cup

Free Christmas Parking in Edinburgh City Centre

Parking charges on many city centre streets will be waived again from 5pm this Christmas shopping season.

Free Festival Parking for Edinburgh Motorists

Parking in the city centre will be free from 5pm during this Summer's Edinburgh Festivals, from 6 August until 1 September.

Cost of Removing Cars From Waverley Station "Up To £1m"

Taxis Descending into Waverley Station

Edinburgh City Council is raising concerns about removing cars and taxis from Waverley Station.

Car-Free Christmas at Holyrood Park

Holyrood Park and Holyrood Palace

Visitors to Holyrood Park will have the opportunity to enjoy the park free from traffic over the festive season. Traffic restrictions will be in place on the 25 and 26  December and the 2 January, with no vehicle access to Queens Drive and Duddingston Low Road between 8am and 4pm, following current Sunday access arrangements.