Princes Street Gardens

PHOTOS – Edinburgh’s Floral Clock 2014

Edinburgh’s Floral Clock 2014 Information taken from the Edinburgh Council website This circular clock has been planted out since 1903 with up to 40,000 plants in an ornate design reflecting a different theme each summer. The idea came from James McHattie, City Superintendent of Parks and James Ritchie, the Edinburgh clockmaker, using the mechanism of […]

Floral Clock 2014, celebrating 10 years as a Fair Trade city
 
 

PHOTOS – Edinburgh in the snow, March 2013

  We love when it snows in Edinburgh. Today saw the whole of the city covered in snow despite promising signs of Spring last week. We were out and about capturing as many snowy scenes as we could today and got caught in more than one snow shower! All pictures are unedited and were taken […]

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EVENT – Edinburgh Festival Carnival, Sunday 22nd July 2012

Edinburgh Festival Carnival comes to Princes Street Gardens As part of the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival this year, there will be a free Festival Carnival suitable for all ages. From 2pm – 4pm there will be music, dance, costumes, and street entertainment in all shapes and sizes. This will take place on Princes Street […]

PHOTO – Princes Street Gardens

An early lunch today saw us sit in the sun and soak up the rays whilst staring at Edinburgh Castle.  A simple glimpse behind demonstrates how beautiful Princes Street Gardens is at this time of year.  Long may the sun continue! Tweet

INFO – Edinburgh’s Christmas 2010

Edinburgh’s Christmas  is almost upon us once more, where you will be able to see Santa collect his letters daily, skate in Princes Street Gardens and shop for presents at the German Market amongst many other choices.    This year is the 25th anniversary of the tree being gifted to the city by the people […]

PHOTO – Autumn views from Edinburgh Castle

Strolling around Edinburgh today, I was taking snaps of the changing Autumn colours  and popped up to the Castle to take advantage of the great view point.  I love Edinburgh. Tweet

FRINGE REVIEW – Festival in the Sky, Princes Street Gardens

Edinburgh Spotlight took to the sky high above the city  this afternoon in a unique experience of dining 100ft in the air.  It was a  press event, so this review is not a true report of what you may experience, but will certainly give you an idea of what to expect.     We were warmly welcomed by the ‘sky hosts’ who […]

INFO – Scott’s in the Park, East Princes Street Gardens

The food pavilion in West Princes Street Gardens has undergone a very pink overhaul and transformed into Scott’s in the Park.  Situated in the shadow of the Scott Monument, you can buy all kinds of sandwiches, paninis, drinks and ice-cream to take-away or sit at the equally pink tables and chairs.  Princes Street Gardens is […]

FESTIVAL PREVIEW – Festival in the Sky, Princes Street Gardens

DADA Ventures is bringing the Festival in the Sky to this years’ Edinburgh Festival which will see residents and tourists in Edinburgh having a meal at the dizzy heights of 100ft at a 22-seat suspended table.  Let the wind rise up your kilt as you are strapped in and gently transported skywards by a large crane in West Princes Street Gardens.    The […]

PHOTO – Old Town Photowalk

Photos from a walk around the Old Town and Princes Street Gardens on a beautiful November morning. Click on a thumbnail to view images full size Tweet