PHOTOS – Greyfriars Kirkyard – Happy Halloween!

Although it’s probably more famous for being the final resting place of the faithful Bobby, Greyfriars Kirkyard is reputedly one of the most haunted places in Edinburgh. Whether that’s true or not, what better day of the year to have a wander around the historic graveyard – on the lookout for some of the spookier […]


PHOTOS – Mandala in the Botanic Gardens

From 13th – 17th October, you can see a Mandala in the Royal Botanic Gardens. The word Mandala comes from Sanskrit and means ‘circle’. Mandalas are used as spiritual tools in Hinduism and Buddhism, as aids to meditation. They consist of colourful patterns and symbols organised around a unifying centre. Buddhist monks traditionally make them […]

Mandala in the Botanical Gardens

PHOTOS – Autumn 2014 in Edinburgh

  Following on from our summer in Edinburgh photo collection, here are our autumn ones. We’ll be continually updating this article as we’re aware that not everyone can see them via our twitter account and Facebook pages. The most current photos will always appear at the top. Tweet

Edinburgh sunset, October

FEATURE – Edinburgh Photographers

Edinburgh photographers share their favourite picture and why Auld Reekie is the perfect place for photography You may have noticed that we love taking pictures of Edinburgh and have posted thousands of photographs on our website and through our social media channels since we launched in 2009. Edinburgh has got some fantastic photographers and we […]


PHOTOS – Autumn in Edinburgh 2013

  We love Edinburgh at all times of the year, but in autumn, we love the crisp sunny days and the changing colours. Here’s some photos capturing the change in the seasons. Tweet


PHOTOS – Views from Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh

A walk up and around Arthur’s Seat is one of the best free things you can do in Edinburgh We love Arthur’s Seat and have previously written about  a walk around the extinct volcano and also when it has been covered in snow. We recently took another stroll up to the top and soaked in the magnificent […]

PHOTOS – A walk up Calton Hill on Good Friday

  Today we were out about about enjoying the blue skies that have returned to Edinburgh. Taking family and friends for a walk, we headed up Calton Hill via Regent Road. Taking a walk up Calton Hill and enjoying the views really is one of the best free activities you can do in Edinburgh. Enjoy […]


PHOTO – Edinburgh winter sunset

  Today was another cracker of a day in Edinburgh. A bit chilly to begin with, but the sun was shining all day long. I was shopping in town about 5pm and it looked like it would be a good sunset, even in the centre of town. Out with the camera (always have at least […]


PHOTOWALK- A sunny February Sunday in Edinburgh

  With bright blue skies in Edinburgh today, I decided to make the most of the gorgeous weather and went for an early morning walk. Parking outside the Botanics (free on Sundays) I headed through Inverleith Park, Stockbridge, Canonmills and back through the east gate of the Botanics. Growing up in Stockbridge, I love to […]

PHOTOS – Edinburgh in the snow, January 2013

We love when it snows in Edinburgh. Today saw the whole of the city covered in 2-3 inches of snow and we were out and about capturing as many snowy scenes as we could. All pictures are unedited and were taken with a Panasonic bridge camera. Tweet