City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


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.

Night of Adventure

Night of Adventure Edinburgh is an exciting, adventure filled evening where an eclectic collection of 11 ordinary people come together to share their extraordinary achievements with a live audience

Edinburgh to Borders Railway Takes Step Forward

The Edinburgh Waverley to Borders Railway took another step forward with Network Rail awarding a £2 million contract to BAM Nuttall to further develop designs for the route, including bridges, tunnels and stations.

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.

Tread Lightly This Spring, Urges Nature Agency

Going out for a ramble or a ride in the countryside this weekend?

"Long Delays" on Forth Road Bridge on 10/11 March

Drivers crossing the Forth Road Bridge are being warned to expect long delays on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 March while repair work is being carried out.

New Plan To Improve Edinburgh World Heritage Site Experience

Old Town from North Bridge

An action plan for Edinburgh's Old and New Towns will be launched this week to "promote and protect the iconic status" of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site (WHS).

New Electric Cars for Edinburgh Public Sector Fleets

CEC Electric Vehicle

A batch of small electric cars have been added to public sector fleets.

SPOKES Protest Against Walking & Cycling Cuts

Green Bike Lane Sign

SPOKES, Edinburgh's long-running cycle advocacy group, is urging anyone who cares about cycling and walking in the city to attend its protest at St Andrew's House against the cuts to active tr

Government "Complacent" About "Dangerous" Air Pollution Levels

Cars and People crammed onto the Mound

WWF Scotland has accused the Scottish government of taking a "complacent" approach to "dangerous" levels of air pollution in Scottish cities, caused mostly by motorised traffic.