FEATURE – 10 things to do in Edinburgh (non-Fringe)

We understand that some Edinburgh residents will be less than enthralled at the prospect of the coming weeks with the madness and traffic jams that ensues. Here is our guide to finding some peace in Edinburgh, away from Fringe performers demanding you accept their flyer for a show you have no intention of seeing.  All of our […]

DAY TRIP – Vogrie Country Park, Midlothian

Vogrie Country Park is just 12 miles from Edinburgh city centre and is a wonderful place to spend a day whatever your age.  Yesterday, on the bank holiday, the mini members of the Spotlight team were packed into the car, armed with lunch, bikes, footballs etc with the aim to spend the whole day there.  Entry […]

REVIEW – Inverleith Park Playground

Inverleith Park has a good playground for children within its boundary.  It’s fenced off with gates so no dogs can get in and more importantly, no young kids can get out. The theme of the park is nautical, with a ship split into different sections. This climbing frame is definitely for older kids, I would […]

EVENT – Edinburgh Treefest On This Weekend

The annual Edinburgh Treefest and Wood Festival is on this weekend at Inverleith Park this Saturday and Sunday (18th & 19th) July between 11am and 5pm.   Entry is FREE and all information you need for the weekend can be found at the website       Photo from flickr Tweet

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 […]