Car parking

A Boxing Day Bank Holiday takes place on the 26th December the day after Christmas Day.

Easter Monday is a local public holiday in Edinburgh held on the day after the Christian celebration of Easter (Easter Sunday).

A Christmas Day Bank Holiday takes place on the 25th December if it's a weekday.

The new year starts with an extra day off work (for most).

A reconfigured George Street was officially opened today that gives cyclists a safe East-West route across the city centre, free of tram lines and free of motorised traffic.

Thousands of rugby fans are expected to arrive in the Capital this weekend to watch hosts Scotland take on England in a sold-out Calcutta Cup

Parking charges on many city centre streets will be waived again from 5pm this Christmas shopping season.

Parking in the city centre will be free from 5pm during this Summer's Edinburgh Festivals, from 6 August until 1 September.

Edinburgh City Council is raising concerns about removing cars and taxis from Waverley Station.

Visitors to Holyrood Park will have the opportunity to enjoy the park free from traffic over the festive season. Traffic restrictions will be in place on the 25 and 26  December and the 2 January, with no vehicle access to Queens Drive and Duddingston Low Road between 8am and 4pm, following current Sunday access arrangements.