What The Dickins: Southside & Pleasance

Edinburgh Homes to book now for Christmas and New Year
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Christmas is such a wonderful time in Edinburgh, if you haven’t visited the beautiful city before, now would be an ideal time to book a Dickins home and have a December to remember! Or perhaps you already live in Edinburgh but fancy trying something new, like a staycation in the city.…

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5 Alternative Edinburgh Christmas Markets
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It’s almost December and Edinburgh is officially in Christmas mode. If you’re looking to get into the holiday spirit but want to get away from the hordes and off the beaten track, there are a range of festivities taking place across the city throughout December that are sure to bring…

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The Ultimate Guide To Edinburgh’s Best Scones
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There are few things more quintessentially British than a perfectly baked scone. We know scones are a serious matter; from cheese or fruit scones to a luxurious cream tea or simply the classic plain scone, it seems everyone has their favourite.  Edinburgh’s Best Scones It’s no great secret that Edinburgh…

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Top 6 Dog Friendly Edinburgh Pubs!
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One of the many reasons we love Edinburgh is that it is so dog-friendly! The city is renowned for its outdoor green spaces – perfect for you and your pooch to enjoy a walk. In fact, we have previously collaborated with Gareth from Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours on a blog…

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The Dickins Insider Guide to Lauriston, Edinburgh
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If you head south of Princes Street and Edinburgh’s Old Town you may stumble upon Lauriston. The area is sandwiched between the vibrant Grassmarket and the gorgeous Meadows, as well as being a stone’s throw away from the village-like suburb of Bruntsfield. Lauriston itself is relatively quiet but very centrally located, which…

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