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  • Visit the Festival City...!

    Edinburgh is renowned the world over for its year-round festivals where the city’s streets throng with visitors from around the world. More at www.edinburghfestivals.co.uk

  • Shopping In Edinburgh

    Famous high-street names and small, independent boutiques sit side-by-side, making for a shopping experience unlike any other

  • When The Sun Goes Down

    Change pace in tune with the city. Let yourself be entertained or simply relax and unwind in some of the most stylish bars and cafes around

  • Watch Our Film...

    Readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine recently voted Edinburgh as their 'Favourite UK City'. But just what is it that makes it so special? Watch our video and find out for yourself

  • A Taste Of Edinburgh

    With more Michelin-starred dining than anywhere outside London, countless other award-winning restaurants and a diverse range of ethnic cuisines to suit any tastes, Edinburgh is a food-lover's paradise

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Edinburgh Luxury Itinerary

A UNESCO World Heritage site, a thriving, elegant metropolis and a leader in cultural and academic excellence for centuries; Edinburgh is such a magnificent city that it deserves to be seen in style. To reflect that, we’ve prepared a luxury itinerary guide to help you enjoy a VIP experience during your stay in Scotland’s capital. more

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Sunshine on Leith 

Sunshine on Leith is a jubilant, heartfelt musical about the power of home, the hearth, family and love. Edinburgh and Leith look stunning in this new feel-good movie. more

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48 Hours in Edinburgh

So, you’ve got a couple of days in Scotland’s capital, but you’re not sure what to do? Look no further, for our guide to spending 48 hours in Edinburgh has plenty of suggestions to help you eke out every last bit of enjoyment from your stay in our beautiful city. more

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Edinburgh Film Itinerary Part One - Old Town

Edinburgh is a filmmaker's dream, a city of stunning architecture, wide open spaces, dramatic changes in light and majestorial presence. This is the first part of our Edinburgh filim itinerary series and features mainly the Old Town (an area around the Royal Mile, running from the Castle to Holyrood, which still reflects the medieval street layout). more

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Film Itinerary Part Two - New Town

Edinburgh has been the perfect backdrop and setting for a diverse range of film and tv productions from One Day, to Burke and Hare, to Trainspotting, Case Histories, Rebus and Hallam Foe. This is the second part of our Edinburgh Film Itinerary. featuring the New Town. more

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Edinburgh Festivals

The city boasts a comprehensive calendar of annual festivals and associated events. The Festivals and the rich. vibrant, cultural life they generate are a major factor in making Edinburgh one of the most attractive places in the UK to visit, invest, live, work and study.
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  • The Magic of Motown

    The Edinburgh Playhouse: Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

  • Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

    Georgian House; Gladstone's Land: Children's entertainment and an exciting Easter trail with chocolate eggs and prizes to be won at the end.

  • The Singing Kettle: Fantastic Funfair

    Edinburgh Festival Theatre: Thrills and spills as the Kettle gang take on the helter skelters and merry-go-rounds of the funfair! With old songs including 'Apples and Bananas' and 'My Aunt Came Back' as well as some brand new ditties, plus the all-important chance for kids to join the team onstage.

  • From the Jam

    The Liquid Room: Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard on their 'Setting Sons' 25th anniversary tour.

  • Pirate Gran

    Underbelly Bristo Square: You'd never know Gran was a pirate – until you need her most! Based on Geraldine Durrant & Rose Forshall's Pirate Gran series.

  • Breakfast with the Bunny

    Hard Rock Café: Easter games and an appearance from the bunny at breakfast.

  • Brick Wonders

    Riddle's Court: Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

  • The Bee Man Of Orn

    Quaker Meeting House: An adaptation of Frank R Stockton's tale of a man in search of his former self.

  • Big Day In

    Electric Circus: Avoid the mud and head along to this one day mini-festival all under the roof of the Electric Circus. Confirmed so far Roman Nose, Birdhead, Miracle Strip, Indian Red Lopez, Carbs, Man of Moon and Gymnast play live with DJ sets from TYCI, Glasgow Podcart and Kitchen Disco.

  • Bailey's Stardust

    Scottish National Gallery: If there had been no David Bailey, Austin Powers would have had to invent him. The great British celebrity photographer of his era, Bailey has taken numerous iconic portraits over a 50-year career. This touring exhibition features over 250 portraits, arranged thematically.

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