City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


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.

Loony Dook

Loony Dook

The Loony Dook takes place on the first day of each new year.

American Wrestling - W3L Wrestling Showdown

Big characters and bigger body slams at this family-friendly American-style wrestling show featuring stars from the World Wide Wrestling League.


Great Edinburgh Run 2017

Thousands of runners will be pounding the streets and hills of Edinburgh for the well-established 10-mile run. The "Great Day of Running" includes men's, women's, and children's runs.

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival

The Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival is an independent film festival screening some of the latest films for outdoor enthusiasts, whether they are climbers, skiers or snowboarders, kayakers, BASE jumpers or explorers.

Edinburgh Great Winter Run

A 5km run - shorter than the 10-mile Great Edinburgh Run held in the Summer. The run starts at Holyrood Park and is open to all running abilities over 14 years old. There is also a Junior Winter Run of 2.5km road run for runners of all abilities aged 7-13 years old.

Junior runners start after the adult race at 11:45.

Rugby: Scotland vs Italy

Part of the Six Nations championship, and the first of three games this "Super Saturday". Scotland is looking to add to its string of wins against Italy over the years.

Rugby: Scotland vs Wales

The Six Nations Championship against the Welsh is usually an exciting one. The Welsh usually come in their legions bearing leaks (the national symbol) of varying sizes.

Rugby: Scotland vs Ireland

Scotland’s opening game in the RBS 6 Nations Championship, against the tournament champions in 2014 and 2015.

Edinburgh Riding of the Marches

Riding of the Marches

The Edinburgh Riding of the Marches is a traditional event that sees over 250 horseback riders riding en masse from the outskirts of Edinburgh to the High Street in the city centre. There are limited spaces for riders, but spectators can watch the procession of equestrians as they ride up the High Street from Holyrood House to the Mercat Cross, between 3.40pm-3.55pm. There are bands at the High Street from 2pm.