City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Holyrood Park Road Closures For Festival Fireworks

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

Why Waverley's New Lifts Give Me A Sinking Feeling

Lifts open in Waverley

Transport minister Keith Brown cut the ribbon yesterday on Waverley Station's new lifts (or "elevators" if you speak Americanese) providing "easy and step-free access from Princes Street for the first time in 140 years".

Speed of Light, EIF 2012, Review

Speed of Light view from Arthur's Seat

Arthur’s Seat in Holyrood Park is the main summit of the group of hills that rise above the city of Edinburgh, dominating the skyline when viewed from below and offering breathtaking panoramic views of the city when at its peak.

Emily's Big Walk - The Sick Kids Friends Foundation

Emily’s Big Walk – Will you dare to walk the walk? Join the Sick Kids for ‘Emily’s Big Walk’ and raise funds to fight children’s cancer!

Leith Walk To Get £5.5 million Boost

Leith Walk is to get a welcome boost through a £5.5 million improvement programme, the City of Edinburgh Council announced today (25 July).

Edinburgh Parks Increase Tally of Green Flags

Corstorphine Hill Dog Walker

Edinburgh's Parks and green spaces have won a record 24 Green Flag Awards in the UK competition this year.

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.

Edinburgh's Town Centres Team On Award Shortlist

Bruntsfield - from top of a bus

Given the monstrous mismanagement of the Edinburgh trams project, and all the accompanying pain the saga has brought citizens over the years, it's sometimes a surprise to learn that actually parts of our local authority are quite respected by their profession.

Gardens Tour at Edinburgh Zoo

Join Gardens Manager Simon Jones for an update on the projects his team are working on this year.

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.