City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


A Little Respite from the Snow

Heriot Row park

Edinburgh awoke today (Sunday 5th December) to another cold , wintry day - but thank goodness there has been no more snow overnight, which is some relief for us all in the capital city.

Edinburgh's Train Service Suffers As Temperatures Drop

Train under a blizzard

The snow showers may have relented for now, but it has given way to a fiercesome freeze in the last couple of nights that has seen temperatures drop as low as -15C in Edinburgh. Parts of North Scotland have recorded temperatures as cold as -20C.

Edinburgh Snowed Under (Pictures)

Holed up

Now that Edinburgh has been in the grip of the severe winter weather for almost a week it seems like  a good time to review the situation so far.

Edinburgh Prisoners Roped in to Clear Stockbridge Snow

Prisoners clear snow

Low level offenders on community service were out clearing snow and ice in Stockbridge, Edinburgh this morning.

December Snow Continues To Dump on Edinburgh

Snow on Waverley

Snowvember is over, but as Edinburgh enters December there is little sign of the unusually snowy weather abating.

Flightless In Edinburgh; March of the Students

Snowvember Princes Street

It's St Andrew's Day in Edinburgh. There's fresh snow and ice on the ground. The penguins are up and about. Students are preparing to march. And the airport is closed again.

Edinburgh Snowed Under at St Andrew's Day

Snowy Prince Albert Statue

Edinburgh's Snowvember: Nice weather for penguins, but not all fun and games.

The Snow Brings Out the Best!

Snow on Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh woke up this morning to a real Christmas scene (again) - just four weeks early!  But in spite of this the children loved it, particularly those who found that the weekend had been extended by a day when their school was closed.

Snowvember in Edinburgh Brings Traffic Delays and Closures

New snowfall

The wintry Christmas weather has come early to Edinburgh and across Scotland, although travellers will not be feeling cheered by the blizzard conditions.

Worldwide Audience of Up To One Billion Expected For Papal Visit

There is expected to be a worldwide audience of up to 1 billion people for Pope Benedict XVI's arrival in Edinburgh tomorrow.