City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Scottish Traditional Boat Festival

Boats at Portsoy

‘Seas’ the day at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Traditional Boat Festival 2015 in Portsoy, Aberdeenshire on the north east coast of Scotland.

Bike2Boat: Kayaking Film Presentation by Olaf Obsommer

On Saturday 30th March, the University of Edinburgh Canoe Club is thrilled to welcome Olaf Obsommer, internationally renowned kayaker and adventure film maker, to present his latest film creation.<

Portobello Regatta

After a 40 year absence, the Portobello Regatta returned to Edinburgh's local seaside resort of Portobello in 2010. The annual race sees five person rowing boats competing over a 1.6 mile triangular course off Portobello promenade. The races start and end on Portobello beach, between Bath Street and Bellfield Street.

Edinburgh Union Canal Plan Wins Award

Union Canal Boat House

A plan to build on work in recent years in revitalising the 200-year-old Union Canal got a resounding thumbs up last night after winning a prestigious award.

Celebrate the Diamond Jubilee on board Britannia

As part of Britannia’s Jubilee Celebrations, the Royal Yacht is welcoming back up to 100 of her former crew, the Royal Yachtsmen, 14 – 18 May.

Three New Routes Added To "Scotland's Great Trails"

Berwickshire Coastal Path - Pease Bay

For those looking to explore the great Scottish outdoors this summer, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has added three new trails to the national network of long distance routes known as Scotland’s Great Trails.

Canal Cycle Ride 2012

The Canal Cycle Ride 2012 Take your bike out!  Enjoy the beautiful tow paths along the canals from Glasgow to Edinburgh!  Support Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland!

Ladies Driving Challenge

Are you a Zoomin' Woman?

First Ministers Question Time at Holyrood (9 Sept 2010)

Sink or Swim by Norrie Stewart.jpg

The upcoming visit of the Pope to Scotland added colour to First Minister's Question Time yesterday (9 Sept 2010).

Ferry Companies Celebrate Merger

Viking and Forth Bridge

Norfolkline, the company that runs Edinburgh's local ferry connector to continental Europe, from Rosyth to Zeebrugge, has been taken over by DFDS.