A guide to things to do in Edinburgh, from great days out to cocktails.

My Favourite Edinburgh Restaurants

From where to grab a great plate of pasta on a Saturday lunch time, to the best hangover cure brunch and a fine dining experience you won’t forget, these are my favourite Edinburgh restaurants.

Bagging Five Peaks in the Pentland Hills

The Pentland Hills, just to the south of Edinburgh are perfect for a day out in the hills without having to travel to the highlands of Scotland. Here is how to bag the best 5 peaks in the Pentlands.

Welcome to Love From Scotland!

From visiting Edinburgh, bagging a Munro, to road tripping Scotland‘s remotest corners, Love from Scotland is the Scottish travel blog that takes you on a journey through Scotland.

Find out more about me.

Springtime at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society

There is nothing more synonymous with Scotland than whisky. For those in the know, the place to go for whisky is the Scotch Malt Whisky Society.

A local’s guide to things to do in Edinburgh

We all know how easy it to fall into the trap of visiting the ‘top ten’ places – here are my favourite things to do in Edinburgh.

Mini Edinburgh Adventures – the Shore Walk

Walking the Shore Walk from the quaint village of Cramond through the Dalmeny Estate to the dramatic Forth Bridges is one of my favourite ways to spend an afternoon.

Weird (and wonderful) things to do in Edinburgh

My favourite weird (and wonderful) things to do in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Guide: Gin

With three home-grown gins made in the city and a plethora of specialist bars serving gin from across Scotland, Edinburgh is your perfect destination if you love gin.

Day trips from Edinburgh

My favourite day trips from Edinburgh.

A botanical wonderland

From a tropical rainforest to an arid desert, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh glasshouses hide a botanical wonderland.

Edinburgh Guide: Brunch

My favourite spots for brunch in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Zoo Portraits

Edinburgh Zoo is one of my favourite places. With over 1000 species within 82 acres, on the steep sided Corstorphine Hill, the zoo is much more than its famous Pandas. Within Edinburgh Zoo reside some of my favourite Edinburgh characters. Let’s meet them!

Edinburgh Castle

Wander up the Royal Mile to the the Castle to take in (and photograph!) those stunning views.

The Royal Yacht Britannia

Looking for Edinburgh’s must dos? Top of the list is a visit to Leith and the Royal Yacht Britannia, and to spot 6 Times by Antony Gormley.

Winter in the Botanics

A winter walk in the Edinburgh Botanical Gardens. One of my favourite places to go for a walk on a sunny Sunday afternoon.

Harajuku Kitchen, Edinburgh

Harajuku Kitchen is at 10 Gillespie Place, Bruntsfield Edinburgh and every Saturday at Stockbridge Market. Their dumplings are highly recommended!

The Pantry, Edinburgh

The Pantry is on my list of Edinburgh’s best cheap eats! Great brunch with a cool, laid back atmosphere & a mix of families and couples, and friendly staff.

Earthy, Edinburgh

Sitting proudly at Canonmills, Edinburgh, Earthy comprises a deli-counter, shop and cafe selling local, sustainable and seasonal produce. Earthy is the quintessential neighbourhood spot.