gardens

FEATURE – Edinburgh’s Green Spaces

Edinburgh has many wonderful gardens and parks and I enjoy visiting my favourites on a weekly basis. I never walk the length of Princes Street without walking through Princes Street Gardens which is perhaps the most visited by tourists and helps retain Edinburgh’s international reputation as a clean, green and beautiful place to live, work and visit.  If […]

Edinburgh Love’s 2009 Guide To Edinburgh Fringe, Reviews and Recommendations

I Love Edinburgh’s guide to all things festival for summer 2009 !!   All the websites that you will need and they all open in a new window. The Fringe      International Festival        Five Pound Fringe        Assembly Festival  The Pleasance (comedy)    The Edge Festival (music)    Jazz Festival Book Festival      Underbelly        Fringe By The Sea (North […]

REVIEW – Day Trip Around Perthshire

I recently took some friends from out of town around Perthshire for the day.  I know the route I took like the back of my hand, but a really useful information site for Scotland is Undiscovered Scotland.  They have a great search facility, by region and by Historic Scotland sites etc all accompanied with photos so […]

REVIEW – Walk Around Craiglockhart Hill

Craiglockhart Hill is a great area to explore.  You can reach it from a number of places such as Craiglockhart Terrace (free parking) or Napier University Campus.  There are many paths you can take, but if you keep on heading upwards you will eventually come to the top and be able to see right over Edinburgh. […]

REVIEW – Inverleith Park and the Botanics

Today I made good use of the gorgeous weather and took an early morning stroll through Inverleith Park and the Botanics. This weekend sees the Edinburgh Taste Festival take place and if the weather continues, I can’t think of a better place to be. I then cut across to the Botanics, but the West Gate […]

REVIEW – Dunbar’s Close (secret) Garden

There’s a wee secret garden off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh which is a popular place for locals to hang out and read books, have their lunch or sit in peace amidst the gorgeous grounds. There’s a clue in the name to where it is.  Don’t tell too many people though! Suitable for disabled? The […]