cramond weir
Edinburgh

Cramond Weir, Edinburgh

Cramond Weir The Old Cramond Weir on the river Almond at Cramond.  There is an attractive walkway alongside the river here.

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Edinburgh

The Scotsman Building

The Scotsman Building The iconic Scotsman Building on the North Bridge, Edinburgh used to be the home of the Scotsman newspaper.  It is now a hotel.

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Edinburgh

Fishing in the River Almond, Edinburgh

An angler catches a fish in the river Almond, just on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Salmon can also be caught here – but you do need a permit to fish. For information look at this […]

swanston village
Edinburgh

Swanston Village

Swanston Village Swanston Village lies at the foot of the Pentland hills, on the outskirts of Edinburgh

sunshine on leith
Edinburgh

Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith Everybody knows the Proclaimers song – Sunshine on Leith. Leith is Edinburgh’s port, and has its own character. Here is where the Water of Leith, a river that flows through the city, […]

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Edinburgh

A Snowy Edinburgh

A Snowy Edinburgh Edinburgh is particularly picturesque when it has been snowing – this picture shows Princes Street Gardens

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Edinburgh

Leith Links

Leith Links The display of crocuses on Edinburgh’s Leith Links in the spring can be spectacular – if they aren’t covered by snow!

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Edinburgh

Nelson’s Monument

Nelson’s Monument. Nelson’s monument on Calton Hill, Edinburgh was built in honour of Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson. Here we see it on a snowy winter’s day.

sunshine on leith
Edinburgh

Sunny Leith

Sunny Leith. Locals often refer to Leith as “Sunny Leith” – it’s a bit tongue in cheek, as Leith can often be shrouded in fog from the sea, while the rest of the city is […]

swanston village
Edinburgh

Swanston Village

Swanston Village on the outskirts of Edinburgh Anybody following the route for the Allermuir walk, will pass through Swanston village on the final part of the walk. It is quite unusual in Scotland to come […]

newhaven harbour
Edinburgh

Newhaven Habour

Newhaven Harbour is a popular spot in Edinburgh for photographers wanting to get a nice sunset picture. It is also a nice location to sit and have a meal in the summer time in one […]