Four special tours will give visitors the chance to walk Holyrood Park in the footsteps of the famous.
Edinburgh visitor attractions and info.
World famous Scottish comedian Billy Connolly is to perform four gigs at Edinburgh's Usher Hall this autumn following multi-million pound refurbishment of the venue.
Edinburgh's Grassmarket marks the recent redevelopment of the historic area with this monthly market type festival and market.
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
Following on from the Marine Conservancy Society's recommendations for clean local beaches in its annual Good Beach Guide, Scottish ch
The Old Town Festival is the annual two-week celebration of the Edinburgh Old Town, with The 2009 Festival's 44 storytelling, music, film,
More than 130 women across the country
are set to meet in the Scottish Capital next month (20-24 July 2009) for the
Scottish Women's Rural Institutes (SWRI) Summer School.
A delicate, conservation cleaning operation has been carried out on the ornate figure of St Michael which hangs in the shrine of the Scottish National War Memorial at Edinburgh Castle.
The timber carving - which symbolises hope for mankind's eventual triumph over the evil of war - is suspended from the vaulted ceiling 9.3m (approx. 30 feet) above the casket which holds the Roll of Honour of the Scottish war Dead.
Newly digitised records of famous Scots, including Adam Smith and Sir Walter Scott, have been made available online.