The nights are getting longer and warmer, so there's no better time to explore the Water of Leith, one of Edinburgh's rivers.
You may have taken a stroll through Princes Street Gardens on a summer's evening, but did you know it was a loch?
The Auld Toun Blog explores Edinburgh's stories and gives updates about our latest news. You've heard about the Great Fire of London (1666), maybe even the Great Fire of Glasgow (1652). But Edinburgh has its own sad tale: The Great Fire of Edinburgh in 1824 ravaged part of the Old Town for five days. Edinburgh [...]
The Auld Toun Blog explores Edinburgh's stories and gives updates about our latest news.
Over the last few weeks we have been looking at the history of Edinburgh's football teams. Like their rivals, Hibernian, Heart of Midlothian, or Hearts, have their origins in the Old Town.