City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Parks


Toad Patrols Spring into Action

Toads on Holyrood Park road

The Historic Scotland Rangers Service has put out a call for volunteers to leap into action and assist with the annual Spring migration of toads.

Edinburgh To Become "Super-Connected City"

Edinburgh is one of ten UK cities set to share £100m to introduce ultra-fast broadband and wifi through the city, Chancellor George Osborne announced today in his budget.

Hermitage Demonstration Garden Will Be Hands On

Hermitage Wildlife Garden Ground Breaking Ceremony

Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Nature Reserve is already a popular beauty spot with a variety of striking landscapes: mature broadleaved woodland, a wildflower meadow, a wetland spot, a good-sized pond, a disused quarry, and a river, the Braid Burn, that flows through the reserve.

Edinburgh's Parks Win Gold COSLA Award

Princes Street Gardens West

The quality of Edinburgh’s parks and greenspaces has been recognised with a gold award at last night’s COSLA Excellence Awards.

Video: Edible Garden Project at RGBE

With food security and food miles increasingly on people's minds, and lengthy allotment waiting lists, the Edib

Botanics To Launch Scotland's First Festival of Science and Food

Neil Forbes, chef

The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh (RGBE) has announced that is launching a new foodie festival this Spring - Science on a Plate.

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.

Birds, Seals, Dolphins, and a Killer Whale Viewed at Isle of May

Merlin on Isle of May

Scottish Natural Heritage’s Isle of May reported an increased numbers of visitors and a few unusual ones this passed season.

Run, Walk, Stroll or Toddle for CHILDREN 1ST

Santa run, walk, stroll or toddle for CHILDREN 1ST. Get that fuzzy festive feeling and sign up for a sponsored run, walk, stroll or toddle for CHILDREN 1ST.

Edinburgh Parks Scoop "Britain in Bloom" Awards

Floral Clock 2011

Edinburgh parks and green spaces have won three awards in the national horticultural campaign Britain in Bloom.