Allermuir, Caerketton and Swanston Village Easily accessible, even by the local Edinburgh bus service, this Pentland Hills climb gives great views over the city of Edinburgh, the Forth bridges, and fine views of the Pentlands […]
Primrose Cottage on the River Almond Walkway Starting at Cramond harbour, the River Almond walkway is an attractive riverside walk with waterfalls, weirs and woods along the way. Always plenty of bird life to see […]
Portobello Beach (in the snow) Edinburgh’s beach is situated in Portobello. It can be a chilly place to sunbathe in the summer….. …..but in the winter it can be downright freezing!
Calton Hill Folly Calton Hill Folly, also known as “Scotland’s Disgrace” was intended to be a monument to the soldiers and sailors who died in the Napoleonic wars – however it was never finished. It […]
Some Edinburgh Golfers golfers getting off to a frosty start on Edinburgh’s Swanston Golf course
Edinburgh’s One O’Clock Gun Every day in Edinburgh, a gun is fired from the castle at 1pm – commonly known as the one O’clock Gun.
Migrating Balls Every autumn, having spent the summer at sea, the now fully grown balls return to the river of their birth and begin the long journey back to the spawning grounds…… …..Sorry, it was […]
Lift Off A swan doing its best to take off on the River Esk. Eventually it ran out of runway and gave up!
The High Street Edinburgh Looking down the High Street Edinburgh towards Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament.
The Royal Yacht Britannia The Royal Yacht Britannia, formerly used by the queen, is now moored at Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh. It is well worth a visit.