City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Visiting Edinburgh

Flags Fly at the Nelson Monument for Trafalgar Day

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The Nelson Monument on Edinburgh’s Calton Hill has been colourfully commemorating Trafalgar Day.

International Carol Concert

Get in tune for Christmas with our International Carol Concert!

Featuring carols and seasonal songs from around the world.

Edinburgh Wedding Fair

The Edinburgh Wedding fair has been running bi-annually at the Corn Exchange since 2003. It has grown to become the largest must attend event for Brides and Grooms in the East of Scotland.

Edinburgh Christmas Light Night

Christmas tree on The Mound

Edinburgh's Christmas 2014 season launches on a Sunday, wtih the first in a series of Christmas light nights this evening.

New Public Artwork and planting of Scottish bluebells bring new life to Pilrig Park

After six months of involvement, Citizen Curator is proud to announce the unveiling of a new Public Artwork by German born and Edinburgh based artist Andrea Geile.

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.