What The Dickins: Great Things to Do in Edinburgh

A List of Edinburgh’s Best Markets
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We’re lucky to have so many regular markets here in Edinburgh – places where you can buy fresh produce, tasty street food and beautiful craftwork by independent Scottish traders whilst enjoying that special market atmosphere. Many of these markets have been going for years, but there are also a few exciting newcomers on the list……

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Have you heard of Edinburgh’s Little Free Libraries?
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Edinburgh has always had a strong link to literature and you’ll be happy to hear that independent bookshops and libraries are alive and well in the city. In an effort to inspire a new found love for reading Edinburgh’s Little Free Libraries have popped up around the city. The Little…

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Edinburgh’s Best Winter Walks 
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It’s no secret that Edinburgh winters can be long so when we have a good weather day, the city seems to comes out of hibernation. After burrowing down through blistering weather, brisk winter walks are wonderfully energising. We’re very lucky in Edinburgh with an endless choice of beautiful parks and…

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The Most Haunted Places in Edinburgh’s Old Town
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With Edinburgh being renowned for its ghostly sightings and regarded as one of the most haunted cities in the world, it’s hard to imagine a better city to spend Halloween!  We thought it would be interesting to take a look at some of the most haunted locations in the historical Old Town.…

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5 More of Edinburgh’s 101 Most Treasured Objects
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In 2017, to celebrate the history and heritage of Edinburgh, several of the city’s attractions, tourism and heritage bodies put together a guide to Edinburgh’s most treasured 101 objects.  Here you can learn about our wonderful city and its past through Edinburgh’s fascinating historical sites, attractions and figures. We previously gathered…

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