Scotland’s Castles

One of the most appealing things about Scotland is that no matter where you find yourself, a castle is never far away. As significant to the Scottish landscape as its pristine lochs and lofty mountains, the country’s castles rank amongst the most iconic in the world. It is said there have been well over three thousand […]

Eat Out to Help Out!

Interested in the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme? For those of you who might have missed it, in an attempt to revitalise the hospitality industry, August 2020 will see a number of restaurants throughout the UK offer 50% off their food bills to a maximum of £10 per person from Monday to Wednesday. […]

Is it ok to visit Scotland? – Update on Covid-19 as of 03/07/2020

WhattodoinEdinburgh are looking forward to welcoming guests from throughout the UK and as restrictions ease further, from around the world. You may find the daily updates from Boris Johnson in London and Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh, slightly confusing, so we hope we can help clarify some of the rules and give you “go to” sites […]

See Your City

During half-term my son and I headed out on a dreary Scottish Wednesday morning for See Your City’s Harry Potter walking tour of Edinburgh. Our genial hostess, Monique, was a diehard Harry Potter fan and showed up complete with her Hufflepuff backpack and numerous badges as well as the sorting hat to put us into […]

The Chocolatarium

In February 2020, I was joined by my 12 year old son on a 90 minute tour of The Chocolatarium, just off the The Royal Mile, near Canongate. This is a true hidden gem! And most definitely not to be missed! It was a great experience from start to finish, with a very educational and well-presented tour […]

72 hour guide to Edinburgh

Maybe you are still thinking about coming to Edinburgh, or maybe you have booked your trip to our beautiful city, either way we would like to share our suggested 72 hour itinerary. There will be something for everyone and a whole lot of history, architecture, tasty treats and adventure. Day One – The Old Town […]

What to do in Edinburgh with the kids

Half term break in Edinburgh with the kids? We’ll be adding to the list below over the next few days so you can have a great break with the kids in Edinburgh. Animal Lovers Edinburgh Zoo A great day out for the whole family. Wear sensible walking shoes, as it is quite hilly. Discounted tickets […]