City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh

Record Voter Registration For Scottish Independence Referendum

Edinburgh has recorded a record level of registered voters in the run-up to tomorrow's historic vote on whether Scotland should become an independent country or remain within the Union.

George Street Pedestrian-Cycle Trial Opens For 1 Year

George Street Trial

A reconfigured George Street was officially opened today that gives cyclists a safe East-West route across the city centre, free of tram lines and free of motorised traffic.


Stockfest, Stockbridge's annual community festival, kicks off with an Opening Party Community Ceilidh and includes a variety of events around Stockbridge Village

Edinburgh Riding of the Marches

Riding of the Marches

The Edinburgh Riding of the Marches is a traditional event that sees horseback riders riding en masse from the outskirts of Edinburgh to the High Street in the city centre. There are limited spaces for riders, but spectators can watch the procession of equestrians as they ride up the High Street at 3.55pm. There are bands at the High Street from 2pm.

Edinburgh Marathon

Launched in 2003, the Edinburgh Marathon is the second largest marathon in the UK. The event has forked out into several running events that attract 26,000 entrants for several long-distance runs over the course of the weekend under the banner the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The Edinburgh Marathon itself starts on Sunday morning at 9:50am at London Road & 10:00am at Regent Road, Edinburgh.

Great Edinburgh Run 2014

Thousands are expected to be pounding the streets and hills of Edinburgh for the well-established 10k run or a 5k run. The "Great Day of Running" includes men's, women's, and children's runs.

EIF Director Jonathan Mills Bows Out at Festival 2014 End

EIF Fireworks 2014 - View from Ross Theatre

Last night's Fireworks Concert marked the end of the Edinburgh International Festival and the end of Festival Director Sir Jonathan Mills’s eight year te

Video: Flight of the Valkyries, EIF Fireworks 2014

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, led by conductor Garry Walker, open the Festival Fireworks Concert 2014 in Princes Street Gardens with Wagner's Flight of

Holyrood Park Closed to Traffic For Festival Fireworks

Fireworks scatter with blue and yellow tracers

Historic Scotland has announced that it will be closing Holyrood Park to vehicle traffic this Sunday evening (31st August) for the annual

4 Tonnes of Fireworks Being Readied For Festival Finale

EIF Fireworks Concert waterfall

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra will be playing classic favourites such as Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture at this Sunday's Fes