What The Dickins: Great Things to Do in Edinburgh

What’s on in Edinburgh this summer – 2021
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After what feels like one of the longest winters in living memory, summer has come to Edinburgh, and you can feel it! It’s a wonderfully energising feeling to walk through town, as businesses open up and people make plans for the summer. And the good news keeps coming – of…

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A List of Edinburgh’s Best Markets
Edinburgh's 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. Spring is a brilliant time to visit Edinburgh’s markets, with bright, sunny mornings and the change of season…

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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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