Edinburgh Castle Facts & History

There are a number of lesser known Edinburgh Castle facts that we think are very interesting. For instance, did you know that the name Edinburgh Castle can be misleading, since it's not so much a single castle as a complex of buildings from different eras of history. One of these is the oldest surviving building in Edinburgh, St Margaret's Chapel, which dates back to the early 12th century.

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Edinburgh Hogmanay 2016 Events

One of the world’s most renowned New Year’s celebrations, Edinburgh is THE place to visit for Hogmanay...

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Edinburgh Events on New Year's Day 2017 - What's On?

If you're in Edinburgh over Hogmanay, don't worry, the party doesn't end on 31st December. The city's New Year programme has a schedule of events to keep us entertained well beyond Hogmanay itself and into the first few days of the New Year.

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Edinburgh Castle Free Entry & Admission 2016 - St Andrews Day Tourist Attractions

Want to know how to get free entry into Edinburgh's leading attractions? Well, St Andrew's Day, the annual celebration of Scotland's patron saint, is your answer. The end of November event is your once-a-year opportunity to wander in and out of sites including Edinburgh Castle, Craigmillar Castle and a host of other places - all without paying a penny.

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Best Restaurants in Edinburgh

Edinburgh offers a plethora of restaurants to suit every palate and wallet! Choose from city centre restaurants, to local gems out-with the city centre. For example, enjoy the village feel of Stockbridge with its lively cafes, pubs and restaurants or head to Edinburgh's waterfront at Leith which is growing in stature as a key gastronomic destination.

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