Official Guide to Edinburgh
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#ThisisEdinburgh24

Welcome to #ThisisEdinburgh24, our 24 hour feed of a day in Edinburgh.

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6am

The Floral Clock

... and the clock strikes 6am. Time for another day in Edinburgh. Thanks very much for coming along with us for #ThisisEdinburgh24. The day may be over but we'll keep going with special itineraries, updates and more exclusive content on the site over the coming weeks. Keep your eyes peeled! 

5.20am

Twitter: Good morning Edinburgh.

5am 

Sunrise from Arthur's Seat

You need to get up nice and early to catch the beautiful sunrise from the best "Seat" in the house! 

4am

Brewing with Barney's Beer

Barney keeps brewing through the night... 

3.15am

Twitter: The Grassmarket looked very pretty tonight...

3am

Skating on the Royal Mile

Check out this talented skater as he catches some air on the Royal Mile. 

2.15am

Twitter: A beautiful city - day or night.

2am

Exploring the Blair Street Vaults

It's the witching hour in Edinburgh... the perfect time to explore our city's underground with Mercat Tours. 

1.15am

Vine: What's on your chips? Salt and sauce by any chance?

1am

DJ Set at The Liquid Room

Party into the wee hours of the morning with one of the Liquid Room's fantastic DJ sets.

12.15am

Vine: Who's up for a singalong? Great set by Taylor Bros at Finnegans Wake. 

12am 

Cocktails at Juniper

Fancy a cocktail? Juniper have some of the finest concoctions in town, with a breathtaking view of Princes Street to boot. 

Juniper are at 20 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AN. 

11.30pm

Twitter: What better way to end the night than with jazz, and Orkestra del Sol are certainly smashing it!

11pm

Comedy at the Stand

Catch some comedy in Edinburgh all year round... just grab a seat at the Stand and you could be laughing at the next big thing. 

10.50pm

Concert at the Castle

People can party "All Night Long" at the Castle Esplanade! 

10.45pm

Vine: Loving the holiday vibes at Lucky Liquor, where you get a postcard with every PinHaar Colada...

10.30pm

Vine: Love Me Tender finishing another fab performance at Edinburgh Playhouse - the UK's largest theatre.

10pm

Twitter: Looking for the perfect spot to take your sunset shot? Calton Hill offers an ideal panoramic view.

9.45pm

Twitter: The sun beginning to fade on what has been a fantastic day!

9.30pm

Twitter: Dessert at Gardener's Cottage is a work of art. Which is your favourite Edinburgh spot for dining out?

9.15pm

Vine: Have a ball playing skittles in The Sheep Heid Inn... 

9pm

Whisky Tasting at the Scotch Whisky Experience

Have a dram in one of the most beautiful whisky collections in the world at the Scotch Whisky Experience on the Royal Mile. 

The Scotch Whisky Experience is at 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE.

8.45pm

Twitter: Next time you're on George St look up! The New Town's architecture is stunning from top to bottom.

8.20pm

Vine: Is this the best bar game in town? Hoot the Redeemer certainly has it sorted.

8pm

Dinner at Chaophraya

Time for dinner. The masters at Chaophraya are cooking up a storm..

You can find Chaophraya at 33 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DN.

7.45pm

Twitter: Playing fetch at Portobello Beach. Where's your dog's favourite spot for a walk in Edinburgh?

7pm

Cycling Across the City 

Let's get on our bike and go for a cycle! 

6.45pm

Vine: Pickerings putting the famous red wax tops on their bottles

6pm

Golf at the Bruntsfield Links

Fore! Enjoy a wee round of golf in the evening. 

5.50pm

Twitter: Union Canal, lovely spot for a evening stroll. How do you like to spend an evening in Edinburgh?

5.45pm

Vine: Making some new friends at Maison de Moggy - Scotland's first Cat Café.

 

5.30pm

Vine: Couldn't resist an afternoon treat at Mary's Milk Bar - the milkshakes are just too good! 

5pm

Suit fitting at Walker Slater

Get suited and booted for the evening at Walker Slater. 

Walker Slater can be found at 20 Victoria Street, Edinburgh EH1 2HG. 

4.50pm

Twitter: One of hardworking members of The Grassmarket Community Project creating their cute Scottie Dog gifts.

4.40pm

Twitter: As if we needed an excuse to shop... Thistle Street has so many amazing boutiques to choose from.

4.20pm

Twitter: Looking for a spot of peace and quiet? Head for Archivist's Garden behind General Register House.

4pm

Afternoon Tea at the Balmoral Hotel

Time for a spot of afternoon tea. Can you think of a better setting than on the rooftop of the Balmoral Hotel?

3.45pm

Vine: So much to see in the grounds at Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

 3.30pm

Vine: The geese are having a great time at Duddingston Loch! 

3.15pm

Twitter: Museum of Edinburgh Courtyard - another fantastic Hidden Gem in the Old Town.

3pm

A Swim at One Spa

Enjoy a relaxing swim in the city Skyline at The Sheraton Hotel's One Spa. 

You can find the One Spa at The Sheraton Hotel at 8 Conference Square, Edinburgh EH3 8AN. 

2.45pm

Vine: See the best of the best in Scottish Art at the City Art Centre.

2.15pm

Vine: Earn some good karma by donating a coffee at Social Bite.

2pm

Edinburgh Zoo

The Pygmy Hippos are getting their lunchtime feed at Edinburgh Zoo! 

1.50pm

Vine: Loving the carnival atmosphere at Tupiniquim while we wait for our crepe.

1.45pm

Twitter: From a T-Rex to a Rooftop Garden there's so much to see at The National Museum of Scotland. 

1.30pm

Instagram: You'll find lots of little surprises in Edinburgh, like the lovely Dunbars Close Garden just off the Royal Mile.

Dunbars Close

1.15pm

Twitter: Find books of all shapes and sizes in Central Library - Edinburgh's first public library.

1pm 

The One O'Clock Gun

12.55pm 

Twitter: Stopping for a quiet moment inside St Giles. Simply stunning.

12.15pm

Twitter: You never know who you might bump into on the Royal Mile...

12pm

Pizza at Civerinos

Hungry yet? Time for a spot of lunch at Civerinos! 

Civerinos is located at 5 Hunter Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1QW.

11.45am

Vine: Explore all things weird and wonderful at Camera Obscura. 

11.30am

Vine: Put a penny in and see what happens... at the Museum of Childhood. 

11.20am

Vine: Get down to Gamma to get your bike in check and enjoy a coffee and banter while you're there!

11am

Treats at Cuckoo's Bakery

Cuckoos have baked some special cakes today... Pick one up while you can! 

You can find Cuckoos at 150 Dundas St, Edinburgh EH3 5DQ

10.45am

Vine: Get lost in the beautiful labyrinth of Homer Edinburgh... 

10.30am

Twitter: Discover a tropical paradise just minutes from the City Centre in The Royal Botanic Gardens Glasshouses.

10am

A tidy up at Ruffians

Just a trim, sir? Enjoy a wee tidy up and a dram at Ruffians. 

Ruffians is at 23 Queensferry St, Edinburgh EH2 4QS.

9am

Morning Yoga at Inverleith Park

Let's pop down to Inverleith Park with some morning yoga with Julie Smeaton.

8.45am

Vine: Starting the day right! Getting some of our 5 a day from Hula Juice Bar.

8.30am

Twitter: Time for stroll through Princes St Gardens. Which is your favourite walking route in Edinburgh?

8am

Cairngorm Coffee

Time for that caffeine fix... Cairngorm do a mean latte.

You can find Cairngorm Coffee at 41a Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1EP.

7.30am

Vine: Why not add some spice to your morning? Breakfast at Bonnie Burrito definitely have that special kick!

7am

A ride on the trams

The trams are making their way from the airport to the city centre. The route is 14km long in total.

6.50am

Vine: Going up? If you've never taken the lift in Waverley Station you're in for a treat...

6.35am

Vine: The morning hustle and bustle is beginning to build at Edinburgh Waverley. 

6.15am

Twitter: Edinburgh is waking up as trains pull into Waverley Station. Not a bad view to start the day...

6am

Edinburgh airport

And we're off! The day starts early at Edinburgh Airport with planes already taking off the runway. On an average day, the airport will serve 298 flights and 28,000 passengers. 

 

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