What The Dickins: Great Things to Do in Edinburgh

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 Best Guide to Charity Shopping in Edinburgh
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There’s something very gratifying about shopping in charity shops, aside from helping a brilliant cause, of course. Imagine combing through the racks of clothing, to no avail, then suddenly coming across the perfect cashmere jumper and snapping it up for a fraction of its original price tag. If you enjoy…

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The Perfect Luxury Autumn Weekend in Edinburgh
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Edinburgh during Autumn is simply marvellous. It may be slightly cooler but what the city lacks in warm weather it makes up for in beauty. The city’s abundant greenery is transformed into warm coppers, golds and russet reds. If you’re looking to enjoy a luxury weekend in Scotland’s capital during…

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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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