February 28, 2014 :
After many years as a guesthouse The Walton will be closing its doors for the last time on Monday 10th of March! We would like to thank all of you who have stayed with us over the years. If you are planning a visit to Edinburgh do remember we have a ...
Moya M.Really enjoyed our stay at the Walton. The room was small but very high quality, clean and a very comfortable bed! The staff were very friendly and helpful! Well worth the money was great value! Would definitely stay there again.
Rachel RogersSuperb accommodation, lovely room very clean and spacious. Excellent choice for breakfast. Good location about 10 mins walk from Princes Street which was ideal. Excellent value for money and will definitely be returning :-)
C McCallWould recommend this guesthouse. Good value for money considering the location, staff very helpful, their knowledge of even the smallest places in Edinburgh was excellent.
The Edinburgh Playhouse is host to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita for 9 nights last showing is on the 8th February. Bringing to life the vibrant persona of Eva Peron this musical features some of the most famous stage music ever written. This smash hit show is unmissable for all musical fans!
On Saturday 8th February at 5pm join many avid Rugby Union supporters watch Scotland take on England at Murrayfield Stadium in the Rugby Six Nations. Unfortunately it’s too late to grab yourself a ticket to the game so why not head along to one of the many local bars in Edinburgh to watch the game – it’s certain to be a good night out!
Take a journey back in time with Mammoths of the Ice Age Exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland. There are many Mammoth events taking place from February up until April so be sure to head to the National Museums Scotland website (http://www.nms.ac.uk/our_museums/national_museum/exhibitions/mammoths_of_the_ice_age/mammoth_events.aspx) to see what takes your interest.
From the 3rd until the 27th of February St Andrews Square is hosting Field of Light, by Bruce Munro. This is the first time the piece has been exhibited within an urban landscape. 9500 glass spheres will cover the area creating a natural and otherworldly effect through the use of lights and shapes.
Markets in February
Find amazing fresh food at the Edinburgh Farmers’ Market which is held every Saturday at Castle Terrace.
Pop along to the Weekly Saturday Market in the centre of Grassmarket from 10am – 5pm where you can find locally grown, fresh produce.
Make your way to the Stockbridge Sunday Market at Jubilee Gardens from 10am – 5pm. You’ll find lots of quality food such as locally grown vegetables, French cheeses and you won’t be able to walk past some home baked sweet treats!