City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Parks


Christmas at the Botanics 2018

Cathedral of Light

After selling 70,000 tickets in its first year in 2017, Christmas in the Botanics returns with new light installations and visual effects.

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Jazz festival tambourine

A free, family music and dance event with a flamboyant, festive flavour, the Edinburgh Festival Carnival takes place on the opening weekend of the Edinburgh Int

Edinburgh's Floral Clock Marks 100th Anniversary of Armistice

Floral Clock 2018

It has taken two gardeners more than a month to plant the 35,000 flowers, but this year’s Floral Clock design in Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens has been offic

Great British Dog Walk

Great British Dog Walk walkers

Ensemble, charity dog walking event organised by national charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Cuddly robot at Edinburgh Science Festival

Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Beltane Fire Festival

Beltane Fire Festival procession

On the last night of April and first day of May up to 12,000 people take to Calton Hill for a ritualised and theatrical pantheistic celebration to mark the arrival of Summer. The event combines a wild mix of fire, drumming, and pagan performance.

Bloodwise Reindeer Run

Run or walk 1k, 5k or 10k in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park, and get into the Christmas spirit with mince pies and mulled wine afterwards (or soft drinks for the young ones) with goody ba

Inverleith Festival of Walking and Cycling 2017

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The Inverleith Festival of Walking & Cycling 2017 takes place on Sunday 24th September 2017 from 1pm to 4.30pm in Inverleith Park.

"Butterfly" Pavilion Wins £25m Princes Street Garden Design Competition

wHY - Ross Theatre Design Competition winner

US-based design practice wHY have won the £25m Ross Pavilion International Design Competition to replace the Ross Theatre and reconfigure the surrounding area in

Monster Plant About To Bloom With Putrid Smell

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RGBE) is getting ready for an almighty whiff of decomposing flesh as its super smelly