Edinburgh Summer Holidays With Kids - Go Karting & Laser Tag

Those parents among us will be well and truly aware that the kids are almost finished school for another year and half term is getting ever closer. So if you're wondering what to do to keep the kids busy during the 2019 summer holidays then fear no more. Edinburgh has more than enough to keep the family entertained. Here are a handful of tips from us. Good luck!

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Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh - Facts, Nature Walks & Hikes

Slowly but surely, we are beginning to see a positive change in the weather in Edinburgh; from murky, dreich conditions to lighter and warmer forecasts. Now is the time to start thinking about outdoors activities and getting out and about for walks and hikes in nature with family and friends. One excellent choice, which sits waiting for you, in the heart of Edinburgh is the world famous Arthur's Seat. You have no excuses about this trip being 'difficult to get to' or 'too far away' if you are staying in the city, so get off the couch and get exploring!

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West End Festival in Glasgow 2019

One event that takes pride of place on many Glaswegians’ calendars is the West End Festival. With over 400 events across 80 venues, this festival's much anticipated programme has recently been released.

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Leith Festival 2019 in Edinburgh - Gala Day Programme & Links Events

Edinburgh's Leith Festival was founded more than a hundred years ago, making it 39 years older than its more famous rival, the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF).

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Easter in Edinburgh 2019 - Events & Things to do on Easter Sunday

Scotland is one of the best places to visit at any time of the year and Edinburgh is one of the most popular destinations in the country for good reason. Our capital is always packed with plenty to see and do and this Easter is no ‘egg-ception’ with plenty of themes, events and activities alongside the usual offerings.

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Edinburgh Markets: Car Boot Sale, Ingliston, Sunday, Flea, Greenside & Farmers 2019

Perhaps one of the greatest features of a holiday apartment is freedom in the kitchen, allowing a bit of break from pricey meals out every night. Edinburgh has a fantastic range of farmers’ and food markets every weekend in 2019, giving you access to some delicious local produce to have your wicked way with. Any bargain hunters in your group will be equally as pleased with the second hand car boot sales and flea markets on offer. I’ve put together a guide to Edinburgh’s top five regular markets.

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Top 10 Romantic Things to do in Edinburgh for Couples Date Nights

Edinburgh is a romantic city – albeit a windy, chilly one at this time of year, once Valentine’s Day comes around. With its cobbled streets, mysterious, twisting closes (a Scots term for alleyways) and ancient buildings steeped in stories, it is a city full to bursting with plenty of things to do when it comes to romance and mystery. The city of Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and, for a few years at least, Robert Burns, it’s a place where the imagination can run wild and where the streets teem with life and activity.

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Glasgow Attractions - Fun Things to do including Free Museums & Fun Activities at Weekend

Glasgow is the largest of Scotland’s cities and only a short hop from Edinburgh by road or rail. Famous for culture after winning the European City of Culture award in 1990 and nominated City of Architecture and Design in 1999, Glasgow has a very friendly, diverse and individual style steeped in famous Scottish traditions. Like every top city, it’s adorned with lots of things to do, including various attractions in the form of museums, galleries, an array of architecture, great shops, lively nightlife and a fabulous selection of restaurants and bars. Here are some of the top attractions that are a must-see.

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Edinburgh Pantomime at Christmas in December

There is some debate as to when pantomimes actually began: some historians say that they were introduced to England in the early 18th century, others reckon that it wasn't until 1804 when Cinderella was performed at Dury Lane, London. Regardless, Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a trip to the pantomime. And, if you're in Edinburgh for the festive season, there's quite a choice.

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Edinburgh Theatres Including The King's & The Playhouse

Given Edinburgh becomes the arts capital of the world each year during the festival season, we are blessed with many performance spaces, both formal and informal. During festival time, schools, churches and even the street can turn in impromptu theatres, but what about the rest of the year? Let's have a look at the best theatres Edinburgh has to offer. Here are some – but by no means all – of our favourites.

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