Scotland

edinburgh

With its imperious castle, famed Fringe fest, a diverse nightlife and cosmopolitan kitchen, Edinburgh has everything going for it but the weather. Grab a brolley then, and let Steven Blyth steer you towards the best stop-offs and sights… The ‘Athens of the North’ may not compete with its namesake by…

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No trip to Scotland’s capital would be complete without some extensive sampling of the nation’s favourite tipple. Chris Osburn heads over to The Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh for some shots, with a dash of circus. The king o’ drinks as I conceive it, Talisker, Isla or Glenlivet Robert Louis…

Words and photos Chris Osburn. Edinburgh’s port, Leith, offers visitors to this little slice of waterfront Scotland a microcosm of 21st century Britain. Post-industrial, mixed use, but largely residential with lots and lots of restaurants, pubs and bars and easily accessible from the city centre (just a short, cheap cab…