PHOTOS – Dean Village, Edinburgh

Dean Village is a beautiful part of Edinburgh which we love exploring. Even though we walk through the tranquil village on a weekly basis, we always seem to spot something new, or take a photo from a different angle. It’s walkable from the West End of town / Princes Street a screen shot of Dean Village is below. Use […]

Dean Village
 
 

INFO – Dates for Edinburgh’s 2016 Festivals

  Edinburgh Spotlight loves living in ‘Festival City’ and already has all these dates in its 2016 calendar.   International Science Festival  26 March – 10 April 2016 The International Science Festival features a host of fun and educational events, lectures and attractions celebrating all things scientific. TradFest Edinburgh 27 April – 8 May 2016 […]

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
 
 

PHOTOS – Spotted in Edinburgh

We do spot a lot of interesting things on our wanders around town that don’t quite fit it to our other photo categories, so created this ‘spotted in Edinburgh’ one. If you see anything quirky around town, send us a photo and we’ll add it in to the gallery! You can also look at our […]

A dedication on a bench
 
 

FEATURE – 10 things you should have probably done in Edinburgh…..

10 things you should have probably done in Edinburgh if you’re a resident Over the last few months, we’ve learnt that some of our friends who have lived in Edinburgh all their lives haven’t been to some amazing places in Edinburgh. We understand that not everyone can climb to the summit of Arthur’s Seat but […]

Summer view from the Scott Monument
 
 

FEATURE – 16 Things to do with kids in Edinburgh in 2016

Live in Edinburgh and dreading the next school break already? Visiting Edinburgh with your children? Here’s some of our suggestions that come with our full recommendation. 1. Visit the excellent Camera Obscura on the Royal Mile.  Allow the kids to explore and learn on this very hands-on tourist attraction. Adults will also love the exhibits and […]

Things to do with kids in Edinburgh
 
 

FEATURE – Street art in Leith and beyond

Street art in Leith and beyond June 2015 Updated October 2014 Updated July 2014 Updated June 2014 As part of Leith Late, The Too Much Fun Club created this mural. We love it! Our feature on Russell Ian Dempster’s mural in Leith. A new piece of art has popped up recently on Leith Walk. It’s […]

 
 

FEATURE – 17 places to walk in Edinburgh in 2017

Edinburgh is brilliant for lovers of the outdoors. You don’t even have to leave the city to find some beautiful green spaces to blow the cobwebs away. One of the most striking things about the city is not just the enormous number of parks, but the sheer quantity of people enjoying using them. Here are […]

 
 

PHOTO – Altered Street Sign, Edinburgh

We first published a picture of this altered street sign last year. We took another picture today and noticed it’s still there, albeit slightly faded. We’re really glad it has not been fixed yet as it brings a smile to our faces every time we pass it.   Edited – unfortunately it’s been replaced with […]

 
 

PHOTO – Edinburgh’s Wild West, Morningside

Update – January 2015. This ‘Wild West’ street isn’t looking too good these days. If making a special trip, please look at the photo at the bottom of for the only units that are left. One of our most popular articles on the website has been Edinburgh’s Wild West. Hidden in a street in Morningside, […]