8 fairytale castles near Edinburgh to visit – the best in the city and around

Stirling Castle from the West in late afternoon autumn sunshine.

If you’re visiting Scotland and you’re looking for castles to visit nearby to Edinburgh then you’re in luck because not only are there 3 that are in the city itself there are another 5 to choose from nearby that I have highlighted here in this guide. There are actually many more around Scotland that you … Read more

5 gorgeous hotels overlooking Edinburgh Castle

If you’re looking for hotels overlooking Edinburgh castle then you’re probably aiming for a vacation that’s just a little bit special. Edinburgh is always a favourite city of mine. I love the history and tales to be told there like Greyfriars Bobby and the Harry potter connection. We recently visited Edinburgh on an anniversary celebratory … Read more