City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Experience Top Gear Supercar driving around Scotland

Caterham 7 - the racing car for open road driving

For local residents around Edinburgh or the Borders and especially for the visitor to the Capital, an exciting and innovative style of car hire has arrived.

Special Arrangements at Waverley Station For Calcutta Cup

Waverley Station - Area Plan

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

Free Buses Return For Hogmanay Revellers in 2014

Lorraine Martin from Diageo and Sarah Boyd from Lothian Buses announce free buses at Hogmanay

Many Hogmanay revellers will be able to start 2014 with a free bus ride home or back to their Edinburgh accommodation.

Free Christmas Parking in Edinburgh City Centre

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

Road Closures Over 2012/13 Hogmanay

Edinburgh City Council is warning people that a number of roads will be subject to closures and parking restrictions over the next few days.

Holyrood Park Road Closed For Bonfire Night 2012

As in previous years, Holyrood Park will be closed to traffic on Bonfire N

Holyrood Park Road Closures For Festival Fireworks

Holyrood Park will be closed to vehicle traffic during the end of the Edinburgh Festival Fireworks Display.

Taxis Will Be Allowed Into Waverley

Taxis Descending into Waverley Station

Taxis will continue to operate from Waverley Station following the development of a draft agreement between Network Rail and City of Edinburgh Council. A report to Edinburgh City Council had previously suggested that removing taxis would cost the Council "up To £1 million" to redesign Market Street and Waverley Bridge.

Video: Greenpeace Hits Shell Petrol Stations

Yesterday, Greenpeace activists said that they successfully shut down 77 Shell petrol stations ("some more than once") in Edinburgh and London in protest at Shell's plans to drill in the ecologically fragile Arctic. 

Free Festival Parking for Edinburgh Motorists

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