May 6, 2013 :
Earlier this year we have discussed all the things Edinburgh has to offer in the first part of 2013, now we will give you an update of what to expect in the second part. In the midst of summer July is the month of the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues festi ...
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.
Scotland’s capital is never short of activity and things to do. We try to highlight events and activities that our guests will enjoy in our blog. Make sure you check out our regular “What’s on this month” post.
Major Events Coming Up
|Kiltwalk||Murrayfield Stadium||May 19th|
|Edinburgh Tango Festival||Teviot Row House, Adam House, Greyfrars Kirk||May 24th – May 27th|
|May 25th – May 26th|
|Edinburgh Whiskey Stramash||
|May 25th – May 26th|
|Moonwalk Edinburgh||June 8th|
|Leith Festival||Leith||June 8th – June 16th|
|International Film Festival||June 19th-30th|
|International Magic Festival||June 28th-July 5th|
|Royal Highland Show||Ingliston||June 20th – June 23rd|
|Scottish Real Ale Festival||Edinburgh Corn Exchange||July 11th – July 14th|
Edinburgh has many interesting markets that are worth a visit. Whether you want to mingle with the locals, find the perfect souvenir, taste Scottish produce or just browse around for inspiration, a list of our markets;
|Every Saturday||Edinburgh Markets||Leith Walk/York Place, outside St Mary’s Cathedral||10am-3pm|
|Edinburgh Farmers’ Markets||Castle Terrace||9am – 2pm|
|Every Sunday||Stockbridge Markets||Saunders street/Kerr street||11am – 4pm|
|1st Saturday||Portobello Organic MarketBruntsfield MarketsMorningside Makers Market||Brighton Park, Portobello219 Bruntsfield PlaceCollumcile Centre, Newbattle Terrace||9.30am-1.30pm11am – 4.30pm11am – 4pm|
|1st Sunday||Antique Collectors Fair||Meadowbank Stadium|
|3rd Saturday||Bruntsfield Makers MarketBruntsfield Markets||Christ Church, Morningside Road219 Bruntsfield Place||11am – 4pm11am – 4.30pm|
|Last Saturday||Out of the blue flea Market||30-36 Dalmeny street, Leith||10am-3pm|
During the summer months there are several markets and stalls all over the city. Popular market places are: Castle Street, the Grassmarket and the Mound.
During the Christmas festive period there are Christmas markets on the Mound, in the Princess Street Gardens, on Castle Street, in Stockbridge, on York Place and we might have missed one as Edinburgh is a true market city. Have a look on this website for more info on markets.
Major Annual Events
It’s vital to book early each year if you are coming to Edinburgh when the following major events occur: