Category Archives: Activities

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

28 Romantic Things to do in Edinburgh: Date Ideas, Tours & Local Tips

Chessels Court Ivy Heart Royal Mile Edinburgh

Without a doubt, the capital is the dreamiest city in Scotland. With its cobbled streets, secret closes and dramatic landscape, there’s no bad photo spot in this city making it the perfect base for a couples trip. There are so many romantic things to do in Edinburgh and activities start from free so you don’t […]

Black History Walking Tour in Edinburgh With Lisa Williams

Bute House West End

Edinburgh. A city known for its split personality. The tight cobbled streets and historic buildings of the Old Town versus its spacious and wide Georgian design of the New Town. While many locals are well-versed in stories that surround the Old Town, and visitors will leave having learned the Royal Mile rumors, very few will […]

7 Festive Santa’s Grottos In Edinburgh 2021

Santa Grotto Edinburgh

Wondering which locations are hosting Santa’s Grotto in Edinburgh this year? We’ve had an email from the big man’s elves who have kindly pinpointed his route for December however, you must book a time slot to meet Santa in Edinburgh or you’ll be on the naughty list! Where To See Santa In Edinburgh This Year […]

5 Unique Airbnb Experiences In Edinburgh You Should Try

Silent Adventure Disco Tour Edinburgh Earphones

Edinburgh, the cultural capital of Scotland, is home to many entertaining and exciting activities! From exploring the Old Town with an expert historian to funny tours led by local comedians, this guide details the best Airbnb Experiences in Edinburgh. These unique tours are led by locals so you are guaranteed to be putting money back […]

18 Magical Places in Edinburgh to See Christmas Lights and Decor

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While we all accept that Christmas is going to look and feel a little different this year, there are still lots of wonderful places to see spectacular Christmas lights in Edinburgh! From popular streets to commercial and independent shops, landmark hotels to hot mulled wine to takeout, this guide details the best spots to find […]

Edinburgh Bonfire Night & History Of Guy Fawkes

Edinburgh Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Day is an annual family-friendly event which takes place on November 5th. Locals watch firework displays, light sparklers and feel the warmth from bonfires put on by local councils and private companies. In Scotland’s capital, there are a number of Edinburgh bonfire nights hosted on or around November 5th. This […]

6 Spooky Edinburgh Ghost Tours All Year Round

Edinburgh Ghost Tour By Bus

Looking for the most frightful Edinburgh ghost tours available all year round? This guide details the best options on foot, visiting the most ghastly dark spots around the city and underground, if you dare! There’s even an option to learn about Edinburgh’s haunting characters by bus, a bus that carried dead bodies nonetheless. So let’s […]

Halloween in Edinburgh: 15 Spooky Things To Do!

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Looking for spooking things to do in Edinburgh? Auld Reekie is a city steeped in history and with history comes folklore, ghost stories, and hauntings. One of the best times of the year to immerse yourself in the eerie goings-on is October. Spending Halloween in Edinburgh is a must for all you ghost hunters and […]

10 Haunting Edinburgh Legends & Spooky Locations

Deacon Brodiies Bar Pub Old Town Edinburgh

Had a pint in Maggie Dickson’s in the Grassmarket and thought nothing of it? Stepped over the last gallows on the Royal Mile without noticing them? Think Greyfriars Kirk is just known for the loyal dog, Bobby? Our guide to haunting legends and Edinburgh’s spookiest locations is guaranteed to teach you thing or two about […]

50+ Things To Do In Edinburgh’s Old Town

Things to do in Edinburgh Old Town

A striking castle, interesting architecture, spooky tours, unique Scottish food and a variety of whisky! There is no shortage of things to in Edinburgh Old Town. The first stop on many first-timers’ itineraries, our guide details the most popular Edinburgh attractions, local favourites and everything in between on the Royal Mile and beyond. We will […]