City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Wildlife


Video: Pandas In The Mood For Love

It's mating time for the pandas at Edinburgh Zoo. Tian Tian, the female panda, calls out to Yang Guang and presses her body up against the grate shortly before the pandas meet for the first time.

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 Medal Address by James Hansen

James Hansen's Edinburgh Medal address, entitled The Case For Young People and Nature, will offer people a chance to hear one of the world's pre-eminent and passionate climate scientists talk about a moral issue of unprecedented scope – climate change.

Tread Lightly This Spring, Urges Nature Agency

Going out for a ramble or a ride in the countryside this weekend?

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.

Eco Week

Visit Edinburgh Zoo during Eco Week (Monday 13th to Sunday 19th February) and find out what you can do for the environment. 

Edinburgh Pledges To Go For Gold on Sustainable Wood

Edinburgh City Council is the first Scottish local authority to make the World Wildlife Fund’s Gold Pledge on forest products procurement.

Video: Pandas Meet Their Public at Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo's celebrity guests, Tian Tian and Yang Guang, met their public today.  The breeding pair of giant pandas arrived in Edinburgh on 4th

Video: The Pandas Have Landed

Two giant pandas landed at Edinburgh Airport yesterday en route to their new home at Edinburgh zoo, with all the razzmatazz that you'd expect for a couple o

1st Annual Scottish Birdfair

The first annual Scottish national event for bird and wildlife watching enthusiasts will be held at Hopetoun House, one of the UK’s finest stately homes, on the outskirts of Edinburgh, the major annual event will be a focal point for all things birds, wildlife and natural environment.