City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Local Success Story Kicks Off Year of Co-operatives in Scotland

Dusk in the Pentlands

A special event at Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative on Thursday marks the UN's International Year of Co-operatives in Scotland on Thursday.

SPOKES Protest Against Walking & Cycling Cuts

Green Bike Lane Sign

SPOKES, Edinburgh's long-running cycle advocacy group, is urging anyone who cares about cycling and walking in the city to attend its protest at St Andrew's House against the cuts to active tr

Government "Complacent" About "Dangerous" Air Pollution Levels

Cars and People crammed onto the Mound

WWF Scotland has accused the Scottish government of taking a "complacent" approach to "dangerous" levels of air pollution in Scottish cities, caused mostly by motorised traffic.

Holyrood Park Festive Road Closures 2011

Holyrood Park - looking down from Arthur's Seat

Visitors to Holyrood Park in Edinburgh will be able to enjoy a safe, traffic-free environment during four days of road closures over the festive season.

The Canal Cycle Ride 2012

Take your bike out! Enjoy the beautiful tow paths along the canals from Glasgow to Edinburgh!
Support Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland!

Edinburgh Trams Completion Schedule Announced

Edinburgh Tram on Princes Street

Edinburgh City Council today reiterated that Edinburgh's trams will be rumbling through the city centre by the Summer 2014.

Edinburgh Prepares For More Trams Works on Princes Street

Tram Works on Princes from Calton Hill

Months of tram works on Princes Street are due to begin soon, with traffic diversions being introduced over the coming weekend (17 and 18 September 2011).

UK Bike Polo Championships

Bike polo, the world's fastest growing game on two wheels, holds its first national event in Scotland. It's a great opportunity to discover this highly accessible and thoroughly addictive young sport. A variation of bike polo played on grass has been around for over a century. Bike polo was a demonstration sport at the 1908 London Olympics. However, this tournament has a different pedigree.

Video: Corstorphine Hill Tower

You could easily lose yourself for a day on Corstorphine Hill - but one of the main destinations is the tower erected to author Sir Walter Scott at the top of