The Botanics

EVENT – Night in the Garden, 30th October – November 23rd 2014

Night in the Garden sees a magical trail of light throughout The Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh We’ve experienced what’s in store at The Botanics this autumn with their Night in the Garden event. As darkness falls, you follow a magical trail of light and sound. Some of the Garden’s favourite features, like the Pond and the […]

Night in the Garden

EVENT – Midsummer at the Botanical Gardens, Saturday 21st June 2014

Edinburgh’s Botanical Gardens open until 10.30pm on Saturday 21st June 2014 for Midsummer celebrations We absolutely love the Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh and visit on a weekly basis. In celebration of the longest day of the year, the gardens will remain open until 10.30pm on Saturday 21st June 2014. Make sure you make the most of […]

Royal Botanical Gardens Edinburgh

PHOTO – Spring in the Botanics

We visit the Royal Botanical Gardens at least once a week throughout the year, but spring is our favourite time of year to enjoy this gorgeous green space in Edinburgh. The stunning gardens are open from 10am until 6pm (until the end of September) and are free to visit. Tweet

Beautiful blossom

FEATURE – 10 things you should have probably done in Edinburgh…..

10 things you should have probably done in Edinburgh if you’re a resident Over the last few months, we’ve learnt that some of our friends who have lived in Edinburgh all their lives haven’t been to some amazing places in Edinburgh. We understand that not everyone can climb to the summit of Arthur’s Seat but […]

Summer view from the Scott Monument

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 […]

REVIEW – Glasshouses at the Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh


It’s well worth exploring the Glasshouses for the modest fee charged We love the Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh and visit every week and in all weathers.  The gardens are free to enjoy, but there is a charge for the Glasshouses.  With a spring in our step as the sun was shining and blue skies […]

NEWS – Edinburgh International Science Festival launches 2011 programme

Edinburgh International Science Festival 9 – 22 April 2011  Packed programme launched this morning.   The Edinburgh International Science Festivaltoday launched a packed programme for 2011 where visitors can travel from outer space to the deepest depths of our oceans, join in a Guinness World Record Attempt, experience a new hands-on Chemistry exhibition, enjoy the BBC’s […]