City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2015, Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Review

Tattoo Pipers

The annual Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a spectacular show, part military part dance, that exceeds every one of the sixty five of past years.

4 Tonnes of Fireworks Being Readied For Festival Finale

EIF Fireworks Concert waterfall

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra will be playing classic favourites such as Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture at this Sunday's Fes

Edinburgh Castle Going Dark For Earth Hour

Earth Hour Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle is to join landmarks from around the world in switching off its lights at 8.30pm on 29th March, as part of Earth Hour<

Free Admission to Edinburgh Castle on St Andrew's Day

Edinburgh Castle battlements

As in previous years, government heritage agency Historic Scotland will be marking Scotland's national day, St Andrew's Day, by providing free tickets to 35 of it

Edinburgh Castle Voted Top UK Heritage Attraction

Castle from Frederick Street

Edinburgh Castle was voted the Top UK Heritage Attraction for the second year running at the British Travel Awards ceremony in London last night.

Earth Hour: We're In It Together

Earth lights from space

Tomorrow (Saturday 31st March) at 8.30pm, Edinburgh joins cities around the world by powering down for Earth Hour.

Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish Parliament, and the Scott Monument are among familiar Scottish landmarks that will be sharing sixty minutes of darkness. Following the completion of its 2-year long repainting, the Forth Rail Bridge will go dark for the first time in support of Earth Hour.

Edinburgh Art Festival Brings Out Big Guns

Susan Philipsz

The Edinburgh Art Festival (EAF) launched its 2012 programme - its 9th - earlier this week. 

New Flag Pole For Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle battlements

Historic Scotland is seeking planning permission from the City of Edinburgh Council to install a new flagpole at Edinburgh Castle that will be seen from Princes

Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle Top Attractions List

NMS Opening: Crowds in the Grand Gallery

The newly refurbished National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh was the most visited attraction outside of London in 2011, according to figures published by The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) today.

Quirky Games For Kids at Edinburgh Castle

Jedward Twins

Edinburgh Castle is hosting a Quirky Quiz in Feburary and March where younger visitors can "discover the bizarre side" of the attraction.