Fireworks above Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle

Events in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of the most popular places in the world to spend New Year. Why not come and stay at the Elderfields guest house and experience it for yourself?
A few minutes from Meadowbank Stadium.
Great Edinburgh Run - May 2017 (annually)
Formerly the Capital City Challenge and a part of the BUPA Great Caledonian Run, the new BUPA Great Edinburgh Run is expected to attract several thousand runners in 2017.


Arthur's Seat - Daily
Even higher than the volcanic plug atop which Edinburgh Castle sits, Arthur's Seat stands prominently south of the city in Holyrood Park. It rises 250 metres (823 feet) above sea level and because of its shape at certain angles, is also known as the Lions's Head. It remains a popular walk for Edinburgh residents and visitors alike, passing as it does the impressive Salisbury Crags.

The Great Scottish Walk Jun 2017(annually)
The Great Scottish Walk, along a 12-mile route starting in Holyrood Park and finishing in Edinburgh's Meadowbank stadium, attracts thousands of participants each year. The walk is a great day out, whether you're a sports-minded competitor or there to raise sponsored funds for a charity.
When Jun 2017. (annual)
Where Meadowbank Stadium & Sports Centre London Road Edinburgh EH7 6AE

Our Dynamic Earth Daily
One of the Millennium Commission's success stories (unlike London's architecturally similar Millennium Dome), Our Dynamic Earth is a testament to the forces that shaped - and continue to shape. A fantastic journey - separated into 11 galleries.

Edinburgh Marathon Jun 2017(annual)
First held in Fife in 1999 but now completely re-invented, the Edinburgh Marathon is an annual fundraiser for a number of charities. Successfully ballotted entrants and those with guaranteed.

When June 2017
Where Edinburgh, Scotland
Cost Entry fee 50? (entries 2nd Sun of Dec)
Opening Hours 9am; relay 10am

Pedal for Scotland Aug 2017 (annual)
Support Children 1st and Barnardo's in this annual charity ride from Murrayfield in Edinburgh all the way to Glasgow's George Square, a total of 80km (50 miles) - on yer bike!

When August 2017
Where Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cost Registration fee in advance Approx 14? on the day 20? concessions 5.
Opening 9am

RBS Six Nations championship: Scotland v France Feb 2017
Scotland's rugby union team play France at Murrayfield in the Seven Nations Championship.
Where Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cost Various
Opening 3pm

RBS Six Nations championship: Scotland v England Feb 2017
Where Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland
Cost Various
Opening 5:30pm

Events details can change
Please check with the organisers that the event is happening before making travel arrangements.

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