A Family Guide to Edinburgh

From the narrow wynds radiating from the Royal Mile, over to the spacious Georgian New Town, the mews properties tucked away in an unexpected corner, to the glass expanse of the Quartermile nestling alongside the Meadows… Edinburgh has something for everyone.

Whether you’ve lived here forever and are settled raising your family, or can only visit for the day – join us meandering through the city and beyond. Making the most of Edinburgh life.

Things to discover

Latest posts

  • Review: Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron
    We’re long standing fans of Theatre Fieri Ferera having reviewed their Fringe shows for a number of years now. The kids have always enjoyed their productions and ‘Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron’ did not disappoint. A blend of different legends, the story takes you on a whirl-wind adventure with heroine Wilhelmina Tell who disguises herself as… Read More »Review: Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron
  • Review: Fashion Spies
    Fashion, spies, aliens, and a very random fox head… if the crowds hadn’t signalled that the Fringe is back this show certainly did! Aimed at the tween audience – 8+ – the scene was quickly set: fashion weeks around the world were being disrupted by a crime spree which can only be solved with the help of the… Read More »Review: Fashion Spies
  • Review: A Bee Story
    It’s been a few years without being able to take my daughter to the kind of silly, acrobatic show we’ve always enjoyed together at Fringe. Seeing A Bee Story yesterday with her made me realise how much I missed the giggles and awe that a good circus performance can inspire.  Entering the theatre, our eyes were drawn immediately… Read More »Review: A Bee Story
  • Review: Arty’s Ani-Magination
    There’s something magical about sitting down at a children’s show at Fringe, not knowing exactly what you’re going to see, having only gathered a few hints from the poster and online description. Arty’s Ani-Magination was full of energy, enthusiasm and effective storytelling from the first scene.  The show begins with introducing us to two of the main characters:… Read More »Review: Arty’s Ani-Magination
  • Review: The Lion King, Edinburgh Playhouse
    The key question to emerge from from The Lion King at Edinburgh’s playhouse has to be – do you have a soul if you don’t cry?!From the moment the animals paraded to the stage, to the final moment Simba and Nala took to pride rock together – one couldn’t fail to feel emotional.  Being in any audience after… Read More »Review: The Lion King, Edinburgh Playhouse
  • Edinburgh International Children’s Festival returns!
    There’s that magical time in childhood – where make-believe can still be reality and they can be so totally consumed in a moment that everything else is gone. Great Children’s Theatre makes the most of that, and it’s one of the reasons I most look forward to the ‘Imaginate’ Festival – you know it’s going to be bursting… Read More »Edinburgh International Children’s Festival returns!