Lauriston Castle

PHOTO COMPETITION – Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh

Win a VIP tour and afternoon tea at Lauriston Castle We love Lauriston Castle and visit at least once a week to stroll through the beautiful grounds and inside the Kyoto Friendship Garden. Lauriston Castle Many Edinburgh residents still don’t realise that this council-run attraction even exists, so in an effort to highlight this beautiful […]

Lauriston Castle

PHOTO – Spring in Edinburgh, Lauriston Castle and Kyoto Garden

There’s nothing we like more than exploring Edinburgh. Spring is well and truly here and we’ve been using any free time we’ve had to explore our favourite green spaces. We’ve mentioned Lauriston Castle before and the wonderful Edinburgh Kyoto Friendshp Garden that is housed in the grounds there.¬† Upon visiting today, we were very excited […]

Edinburgh Kyoto Friendship Garden, Lauriston Castle grounds (free).

The Edinburgh Kyoto Friendship Garden is within the grounds of Lauriston Castle which we visit on a weekly basis. ¬†This is a perfect place to escape from busy city life. The Japanese garden was built to celebrate the twinning of Edinburgh and the Japanese prefecture of Kyoto was opened in August 2002, but many Edinburgh […]

EVENT – Tales of Ghosts Past at Lauriston Castle

The sound of heavy footsteps on an empty stair, the rustling of an invisible silk skirt and a shadowy figure disappearing through a castle wall: all these strange events and happenings have been reported by staff and visitors at Edinburgh’s Lauriston Castle over the years. A beautifully-preserved Edwardian mansion built around a 16th century tower […]