Category Archives: Activities

Things to do in Edinburgh for locals and visitors. Detailing activities from museums to music gigs, date nights to day tours.

50 Cool Things to do in Edinburgh: Hidden Gems, Unusual Attractions & Quirky Tours

Union Canal kayaks

Seeking out Edinburgh’s hidden gems? If you’ve done the castle, hiked up Arthur’s Seat and spent a pretty penny drinking in the Grassmarket and feel it’s time to consider the unusual things to do in Edinburgh to kill boredom, impress friends or gift to a loved one, keep reading!  From lesser-known locations to unique tours, […]

The Ultimate Edinburgh Fringe Guide [2022]

Edinburgh Festival Fringe On the Mile

From burlesque to fancy dress, politics to freaky tricks, laughs to an upside-down full-grown purple calf. What do all of these mean combined? It’s the Edinburgh Festival Fringe time! Here is your Edinburgh Festival Fringe Guide. For three weeks in August (05 to 29 August 2022), you have never seen Scotland’s capital so alive. It […]

30 Festive Things to do in Edinburgh in Winter

Bustling Edinburgh’s Christmas Market in Princes Street Gardens, George Street lights illuminating the midnight blue sky and The Dome’s towering tree of varying colours. Keep reading to find out the ultimate list of festive things to do in Edinburgh in winter for locals and tourists alike. Why don’t you stay a little longer and experience […]

Highlands Tours from Edinburgh: History, Whisky, Harry Potter &; Outlander

Jacobite Steam Train Hogwarts Train Harry Potter Scotland

Looking for the best Highlands tours from Edinburgh? While it takes over three hours to get there, Edinburgh is the perfect starting point for exploring the rolling hills, deep lochs and history in the north of Scotland because there are so many one-day and multi-day tours to meet every budget, timeframe and reasons for visiting. […]

Sneak Peek Inside The Royal Yacht Britannia Edinburgh & Tour Review

Royal Yacht BRITANNIA Tour Bell on Deck

Catch a glimpse of Queen Elizabeth’s preferred room, see the honeymoon bed requested by Charles, and find out why a wombat takes pride of place in a roof fan during this self-guided tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh. After 44 years of royal service, HMY Britannia is berthed at Ocean Terminal in Leith […]

Camera Obscura Edinburgh: Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Today

Camera Obscura Edinburgh Vortex Tunnel Light

The city’s worst kept secret is that the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions in Edinburgh has the best views of the Old Town and beyond! But did you know it also has trippy exhibitions, a vortex tunnel and plenty of toys that nosey folk will love? Camera Obscura is not just a tall historic […]

The Chocolatarium: Review of Edinburgh’s Hands-On Chocolate Tour

Chocolate moulds with toppings The Chocolatarium Activities Tours on Royal Mile Edinburgh

Like chocolate? You’ll love this interactive attraction in the Old Town. The Chocolatarium is Edinburgh’s only micro chocolate factory and during your visit you get the opportunity to smell, touch, taste, make and drink chocolate. During the 90 minute tour, you’ll learn about the history of chocolate, try variations from around the world and make […]