Whats on in Edinburgh
There is so much to do in Edinburgh, here are just a few:
Edinburgh Festival & Fringe Festival:
The Edinburgh International Festival happens every August and lasts for 3 weeks. The Art World’s finest creators of classical music, theatre, opera, dance and the visual arts can be found in Edinburgh’s six major theatres and concert halls, plus a few smaller venues.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe happens at the same time and is the largest arts festival in the world.
Thousands of performers from all over the world and at every stage of their career come to Edinburgh to perform. From the most famous to complete unknowns, the festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, musicals, operas, dance and, especially comedy.
Rugby in Edinburgh
Murrayfield hosts many International rugby events every year as well as being one of Scotland largest conference and events venue.
There are also many Rugby matches held from Pre-Season Games to Heineken Cup, RaboDirect PRO12 and Womens Rugby.
Harman Holiday Apartments, East Craigs, being on the west side of Edinburgh is perfect for access to this famous stadium.
With over 23 famous Golf Courses in the Edinburgh and East lothian region Edinburgh is in the perfect position to have the golf holiday of a lifetime.
Harman Holiday Apartments, in the East Craigs / Corstophine area is placed between 3 famous clubs: Turnhouse Golf Club, The Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh, Bruntsfield Link Golfing Society, Murrayfield Golf Club and Carrick Knowe Golf Club.
Have you ever done the Edinburgh Hogmanay? Is has to be experienced to be believed.
There is the Fireworks, The Street Party, The Concert in the Gardens, loads of Scottish Ceilidhs, bands fun and mayhem.
And then you can make you way back to the Holiday Apartment and see the dawn rise!
Edinburgh Castle was the royal castle since at least the reign of David I in the 12th century, and the site continued to be a royal residence until the Union of the Crowns in 1603. Now in the care of Historic Scotland, and it is Scotland’s most-visited paid tourist attraction. It plays host to The Edinburgh Tattoo and many live events throughout the year.
Built in 1913, and owned by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, it receives over 600,000 visitors a year, which makes it Scotland’s second most popular paid-for tourist attraction, after Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh Zoo is the only zoo in Britain to house koalas, as well as being the first zoo in the world to house and to breed penguins, in particular, King penguins.
Palace of Holyrood House
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, commonly referred to as Holyrood Palace, is the official residence of the monarch in Scotland. The palace stands at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle. Holyrood Palace is the setting for state ceremonies and official entertaining.
Royal Yacht Brittania
This magnificent ship has played host to some of the most famous people in the world. But, above all, she was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family. Now in Edinburgh you are welcome on board to discover the heart and soul of this most special of royal residences.
The Real Mary Kings Close
Mary King’s Close was re-opened to the public in April 2003. Now a commercial tourist attraction, it is being displayed as a historically accurate example of life in Edinburgh between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Scotch Whiskey Heritage Centre
Enjoy a Single Malt whisky tasting. Experience for yourself the varying aromas and whether you like fruity, sweet or smoky flavours, experts will help you select the perfect dram. Enjoy a tutored nosing and tasting of your selected dram within The World’s largest collection of Scotch Whiskies.
Our Dynamic Earth
Our Dynamic Earth is a science centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is a prominent visitors attraction in the city, and also functions as a conference venue. It sits in the Holyrood area, beside the Scottish Parliament building and at the foot of Arthur’s Seat.
500 years of Edinburgh’s darkest and most gory history, 11 actor led shows and 2 scary rides make the Edinburgh Dungeon an educationally chilling experience and a great day out for the whole family.
Royal Highland Show
Ideally located for events in Edinburgh such as Royal Highland Show, the annual four-day country and agriculture show. Includes livestock, forestry, show jumping, flowers etc…