New visitors pass provides free access to many Borders attractions

Jack Macvie (age 3) and Clara Wilson (age 4) both from Stow launching the Beyond Edinburgh pass at historic Abbotsford House Locals and visitors to the capital this summer can now take advantage of a new pass which offers free access to a number of nearby attractions. With the ‘Beyond Edinburgh’ pass you can visit Rosslyn Chapel, Butterfly More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Take the Maid of the Forth to Inchcolm this summer

As we are travelling out from the Hawes Pier skipper Duncan takes a little time to explain that the boat will call at Inchcolm Island, where there is not only an Abbey but also a visitor centre, and let some passengers More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 28th, 2018
0 Comments add more places to go to from Edinburgh Airport

Jet2 announced this week that they have more destinations for you to think about when booking a holiday or flight. From summer next year there will be flights and holidays to Bourgas in Bulgaria and you can already More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, April 27th, 2018

MacDonald Holyrood wins top award

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, voted best Special Event The MacDonald Holyrood Hotel in Edinburgh won Best Overall Hotel Accommodation in the UK in the CIE Tours Awards of Excellence. Norton House Hotel Spa More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 13th, 2018

Edinburgh Castle high up the Instagram list

According to research conducted for Expedia Edinburgh Castle is one of the most Instagrammable Sights in the UK, coming in at number 7, just ahead of Glencoe.   The research totted up the number of Instagram posts More...

By TaraD On Thursday, April 12th, 2018

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square opens new spa

Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square is offering a new level of relaxation and rejuvenation with the launch of the city centre’s latest spa and health club in Charlotte Square. With a menu of carefully curated More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Flybe’s summer schedule now underway from Edinburgh

Flybe has already started its summer schedule with flights available on this timetable till the end of October. The airline has now completed its first year of flying from Edinburgh to Heathrow with recognition More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, March 16th, 2018

St Patrick’s Day deals on offer now from Norwegian

You will have to be quick to snap up the St Patrick’s Day Deals with Norwegian – here are flights on offer from  £119.90 one way across the Atlantic. Norwegian now fly 5.8 million passengers from three More...

By On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Chester Residence launches luxury Outlander themed package

Visit Outlander’s key Scottish film locations and enjoy an exclusive gift box inspired by the series. To celebrate the release of the Outlander season three DVD, five-star Edinburgh hotel The Chester Residence More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Flybe travel advice

Earlier this afternoon Flybe issued this advice to passengers. We hope you all have a bed for the night if you are stranded in Edinburgh (where better to be stranded?) Due to the adverse weather that is being experienced More...