What The Dickins: Expert Advice

The Best Places To See Cherry Blossom in Edinburgh
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First it’s the snowdrops, then daffodils and all the crocuses lining the Meadows. Then suddenly at some point in April, the cherry blossom burst into life across Edinburgh. Known as “sakura” in Japanese, these pale blooms are a symbol of spring because it is a time of renewal. However, because the…

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Edinburgh Festival Rentals – Why Dickins?
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August in Edinburgh seems to get busier and busier. In 2019 Lonely Planet declared The Fringe their number one UK experience in its Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist. As ripples spread around the world, letting people know that Edinburgh is the place to be in August if you love culture, comedy…

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How To Make The Perfect Flower Arrangement To Brighten Up Your Home
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We have been celebrating and sharing a lot of inspiring interiors with you this month. In this blog we are going to share with you one of the most simple yet impactful additions you can make to any room in your home, a flower arrangement! Try our guide to making…

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Places To Stay In Edinburgh – Old Town
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This week in our ‘Places To Stay’ series is one of Edinburgh’s most popular gems – the Old Town. An official UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995, Edinburgh’s Old Town is oozing with history. With its narrow closes, historic buildings, and some of the city’s oldest attractions, this famous part…

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Successful Edinburgh Festival Lets – The Owner’s Guide
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I’m Louise Dickins, the Managing Director at Dickins Edinburgh, and I have been successfully organising Edinburgh Festival lets since 1998. So 2019 marks my 21st anniversary! It’s where Dickins started all those years ago. Over the past 21 years, I’ve experienced pretty much everything that can happen when letting homes…

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