Edinburgh

Spending quality time together as a family is invaluable and there’s nothing I love more than to discover new places in and around where we live in Edinburgh.

So with that in mind, I have pulled together some lists of places to visit as well as some short reviews! If you have anything you think should be added to the list, I implore you to get in touch!

Adventure List: Part II

Adventure List: Part II

“When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.” -A.A. Milne  My first proper blog post back in January 2017 was an Adventure List of places in and around Edinburgh that we wanted to visit with Oscar over the ...
2017 Adventure List

2017 Adventure List

There are so many brilliant things to do in and around Edinburgh, but so many that we’ve not yet got round to doing – we’re still relatively new to the city! I was so lucky during maternity leave to have Robin around so much, his shift pattern means he gets a ...

 

TheEdinburghMum X TheFringe2018

Fringe Festival 2018 August is fast approaching… HOW IS THAT POSSIBLE? I know right? Seems like just yesterday we were snowed in! Let’s hope the great heatwave returns for the month to maximise our outdoor cider drinking and street food eating in time for the biggest event of the Edinburgh ...
3 Reasons to Join Turtle Tots [AD]

3 Reasons to Join Turtle Tots [AD]

In April, when Scout was 3 months old, we were invited along to try out level one of Turtle Tots. There are classes held all over the city on every day of the week. We chose to swim on a Wednesday morning at Damhead as this is the day that ...
M&S Café @ Fort Kinnaird [AD]

M&S Café @ Fort Kinnaird [AD]

Café Revive I was recently asked to pop along to Fort Kinnaird to check out the newly refurbished M&S Café and I quickly obliged as Fort Kinnaird is somewhere I already spend a lot of time… and probably the majority of my money! I’m not a fan of dragging a ...
Maid Of The Forth

Maid Of The Forth

So, on the day after the sunniest May Bank Holiday on record we took a trip on the Maid of the Forth to Inchcolm Island. Of course, this is Scotland, so it rained all day, but we had such a great adventure regardless! The Crossing The Maid of the Forth sets ...
Baby Massage with Claire Houston [ad]

Baby Massage with Claire Houston [ad]

Join a class, any class… I remember being a new mum with Oscar and thinking that I had to join some sort of class, any class. It was a right of
Capturing Us

Capturing Us

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” — Aaron Siskind It can’t just be me that thinks photographs are so special. I’ve always loved them. In fact, when ...
Adventure List: Part II

Adventure List: Part II

“When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.” -A.A. Milne  My first proper blog post back in January 2017 was an Adventure List of places in and around Edinburgh that we wanted to visit with Oscar over the ...
Fringe Fun 2017

Fringe Fun 2017

So, if you’re anywhere near Edinburgh right now you’ll be more than aware that the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is kicking off for its 70th year and it’s gonna be a good one. Ya know, it is only the best Festival in the world + it’s on our doorstep. I’m excited. ...
2017 Adventure List

2017 Adventure List

There are so many brilliant things to do in and around Edinburgh, but so many that we’ve not yet got round to doing – we’re still relatively new to the city! I was so lucky during maternity leave to have Robin around so much, his shift pattern means he gets a ...