City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Parks


Edinburgh Amateur Photography Competitions

Spoilt for Choice

Nature, Edinburgh parks, and pets are the subjects of three Edinburgh amateur photography competitions with deadlines approaching.

Valentine’s Day Wildlife Ramble in Edinburgh

Edinburgh locals are being invited to take a romantic ramble to celebrate Valentine’s Day this weekend, as the Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) prepares to host a free open day at its Bawsinch a

Descendant's Emotional Visit To the Isle of May

The ancestor of the only survivor of a historic tragedy at the Isle of May lighthouse recently paid a visit to her family's home.

Holyrood Park BioBlitz

Thistles in Holyrood Park

A free and fun day out at Holyrood Park offering families the chance to take part in a unique scientific survey - and find out all about the range of wildlife and plants to be found not only in the

Homecoming History Tours of Holyrood Park

Thistles in Holyrood Park

Four special tours will give visitors the chance to walk Holyrood Park in the footsteps of the famous.

Edinburgh Tree Festival and Wood Market

Treefest visitors hone their woodwork skills

Edinburgh Treefest is a lively, free, family festival revolving around trees and wood with interative crafts, stalls, displays, games, North American exhibition, axe throwing, horse logging, skate

Council Seeks Views on Park Use

Inverleith Park Reed Beds

Edinburgh City Council is seeking views from residents on the city's parks and open spaces as part of what it is calling "the most comprehensive look at greenspace in over 40 years."

Views are being sought on how residents of all ages view, use and access their open spaces across the city - from play parks to playing fields - with a view to setting priorities for change over the course of the next five years.

Free open day at Edinburgh reserve

The Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) will hold a free open day at its Bawsinch and Duddingston Wildlife Reserve on Sunday 15 February 2009 from 11.00 am until 4.00 pm.

Fringe Sunday

Fringe Sunday in the Meadows

Fringe Sunday usually takes place on the second Sunday of the Fringe.

Pentland Hills Park Becomes Largest UK Park To Get Green Flagged

The Pentland Hills Regional Park has become the largest park in the UK to be presented with a Green Flag award by the Civic Trust. The 10,000 hectare country park is Edinburgh's third to get a green flag. Harrison Park in the Polwarth area and Braidburn Valley Park in South Morningside have gained the accolade for the second year running.