Category Archives: Activities

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

26 Fun Things to do in Edinburgh with Kids (Free Options)

Lauriston Gardens and kid playing

Edinburgh has a whole host of family-friendly attractions and things to do. Parks for play time, beaches to bathe at, castles to explore and a few more modern surprises making it a great city to visit regardless of your age. From interesting history to gory horror, outdoor adventures to family-friendly restaurants, this guide details the […]

Most Instagrammable Places in Edinburgh [MAP]: Streets, Bars & Cafes

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With its striking architecture, cute village-like neighbourhoods and castle on a hill, Edinburgh is a canvas for your camera. Jam-packed with Harry Potteresque avenues, it’s not difficult to find the most beautiful places in Edinburgh, but as always, we’ve done the hard work for you. Keep reading to find out the most Instagrammable spots in […]

10 Spots To See Cherry Blossom Trees in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh in Spring Cherry Blossom Blue Sky Edinburgh Guide

Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Edinburgh As winter officially turns to spring, fluffy pink clouds fill our parks and create the perfect photo frame for Edinburgh’s landmarks. We’ve pulled together this guide on where to find cherry blossoms in Edinburgh with locations reaching all edges of the city. These Japanese beauties spring up in […]

Brilliant Books Set In Edinburgh + Other Scottish Stories

Edinburgh skyline with Pentland Hills in background walks in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, with its literary history and its mystical, mysterious atmosphere, makes for an ideal setting for novels of all kinds. So it is no surprise that there are many memorable books set in Edinburgh and its surrounding areas. This UNESCO city of literature has inspired and birthed books of all genres throughout the ages. Whether […]

13 Movies Filmed in Edinburgh: Trailers & Reviews

Movies Filmed in Edinburgh

While Scotland’s capital is more known for its beauty than broadway, there are number of movies filmed in Edinburgh worthwhile binging on. Spot iconic locations in the following films covering all niches from crime to comedy, Marvel to musical. Which is your favourite? Tell us in the comments below. Oh, you might want to read […]

40 Phenomenal Scottish Slang Words and Funny Scottish Lingo

Scottish Slang Words and lingo. Overhead view of the Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland, with the Firth of Forth and a hill in the distance

Don’t know nick from neebs? Don’t worry, Everything Edinburgh has your east coast and Scottish lingo down. As well as Scottish words and meanings, we’ve thrown in phonetics and examples so you can try the phrases for yourself and get a feel for them in context. Trigger warning, there are sweary words! Let’s get to […]

16 Virtual Tours in Edinburgh: Landmarks, Hidden Gems + Harry Potter!

Virtual Tours of Edinburgh

Visit the popular landmarks and hidden gems in Scotland’s capital without leaving the comfort of your home with our Everything Edinburgh guide to virtual tours in Edinburgh. Virtual Tours in Edinburgh With Guides 1. Invisible Cities Edinburgh  Looking for a virtual tour that gives back? Invisible Cities is an established tour company in the UK […]