City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Edinburgh's 20mph Zone Pilot Road-tested

Children walk in new 20mph zone

Pupils from Sciennes and Gillespie’s primary schools tested out a new 20mph (32kph) Limit Pilot in South Central Edinburgh earlier today by walking a route between their two schools.

West End Tram Works To Expand

West Maitland Street and Haymarket tram works diversions

The next phase of tram works starts this weekend with ongoing works at Shandwick Place and Haymarket being extended to include West Maitland Street from 5am on Saturday 24th March

Lothian Bus Fares To Rise in March

Bus Stop Sign by Castle

Travelling by bus just became a little less attractive an option after Lothian Buses, following the lead set by train companies,  announced that it will be increasing its ticket prices from 4th March by almost 10% for some tickets.

Tram Diversions - Starting 3rd March 2012

Tram Works Shandwick Place

Tram works at Haymarket and Shandwick Place to be extended but The Mound will be opening in March.

Major Tramworks Ahead

More tram works are about to get underway in the city centre.

Traffic and Schools Hit by Severe Winter Weather

Edinburgh City Council has announced that Edinburgh schools will shut today at noon (Thursday 8 December 2011) due to the severe weather, with gale-force winds forecast later today.

Free Hogmanay Bus Service Extended Beyond Edinburgh

The free bus service for revellers at the Edinburgh's Hogmanay events has been extended to include destinations beyond Edinburgh

Edinburgh Prepares For More Trams Works on Princes Street

Tram Works on Princes from Calton Hill

Months of tram works on Princes Street are due to begin soon, with traffic diversions being introduced over the coming weekend (17 and 18 September 2011).

Royal Edinburgh Bus Tour

A Royal Day out in Edinburgh "Wills and Kate" on the Majestic Tour

As we head towards Easter, the visitor season has seriously begun in Edinburgh, not that it goes away, just quietens down slightly after the jamboree of Hogmanay.  From now on,  through Spring and Summer to the glorious Festival season, this is a city for all ages to experience the Castle, museums, galleries and gardens.