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I Spy Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

RoyalMileEdinburgh’s iconic Royal Mile is stuffed with attractions ranging from the delightfully quirky to the downright spooky. With so many sights jam-packed into a Scots mile, the famous street makes for a perfect game of ‘I Spy’.

Edinburgh’s Best Picnic Spots

It’s May, and Edinburgh is finally getting some much-anticipated sunshine! As the city warms up, visitors and residents alike are making their way to its many gorgeous green spaces. Indeed, there’s no better way to spend a sunny Edinburgh afternoon than with a picnic in one of these picturesque outdoor areas:

Edinburgh Marathon: Tips for Runners & Spectators

With its relatively flat route and beautiful seaside scenery, it’s easy to see why the Edinburgh Marathon attracts runners from across the globe. The annual Edinburgh Marathon Festival is comprised of several different running events over the course of a weekend. This year, the Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay Race take place Sunday, 26 May, while the 5K, 10K and Junior Races take place the day before.

VieAmhor Edinburgh Festival Accommodation

Edinburgh Festivals are famous all over the world. We have all types of festival comedy, books, music, science, jazz to name a few and things brings all different types of visitors to Edinburgh Festivals, not only do we cater for the visitors but we can also provide excellent, central accommodation for the participants that means you will be within walking distance of your venue which is always a bonus especially during the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival when many venues are open until 5am!

Spotlight on Grassmarket

Edinburgh’s Grassmarket is located at the foot of the south side of Edinburgh Castle, it was originally designed to accommodate the horse and cattle markets in Edinburgh between 1477 right un until 1911 when the last of the cattle trading was moved to Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange. Cattle would be brought to market from the local fields along the aptly named Cowgate. It would be no surprise to all those avid Edinburgh Festival goers that the Udderbelly venues are so well placed in and around the Grassmarket’s Cowgate!

Bank Holiday Weekend Ideas – May 2013

With the May bank holiday weekends fast approaching our team at VieAmhor Edinburgh Apartments thought it would be a good idea to come up with a few little ideas for our different groups coming to stay with us.

Advocates Close Edinburgh Spotlight

Edinburgh is famous for the small winding streets and courtyards of the Old Town joining the Royal Mile to Princes Street Gardens. There are around … closes in the Old Town and this is still changing. The closes are normally named after memorable occupants who once lived in the flats down these Edinburgh Closes or overlooking the courtyards and this is case with Advocates Close