Things to do in Edinburgh and surrounding area

During your stay in Edinburgh, take a look at this blog form our sister company to get some ideas of what to do

Ryder Cup 2014

The Ryder Cup is nearly upon us and the excitement is buzzing around Edinburgh

Click for an interesting read on the Ryder Cup 2014 from one of our other sites


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Book Direct for free gift

We are delighted to say that from now, any bookings made directly through our website or over the phone at Destination Edinburgh Apartments, will receive a free gift!

So, why not make that booking today and come visit some of Edinburgh’s most iconic sites such as Edinburgh Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia, Palace of Holyroodhouse and many, many more!

Call us on 0131 556 3840 or visit



Forth Road Bridge 50th Celebrations

This weekend there will round off the celebrations marking 50 years since the Forth Road Bridge opened. In 1964 the bridge opened up the city of Edinburgh to the Kingdom of Fife. However, more importantly, it made the north of Scotland much more accessible for the rest of the UK.


The marvel of the engineering, is still gawped at by all that travel along it’s 1.6 mile stretch, was the 4th largest Suspension bridge at the time of completion. It is by far the toughest bridge of the 4 having to deal with the harsh Scottish winters and gale force winds!

Saturday the 13th will see Big Country performing and a fire river flowing across the span of the bridge, culminating in a street party in South Queensferry.

Read more at Bbc News

New dedicated Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo website

“We are proud to be an Official Travel Trade partner for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and over 10,000 clients have been with us to this wonderful event and breathtaking City! Always a sell-out event, book your package now to avoid disappointment!”


Glory Days Ltd have just launched our new dedicated Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Travel Packages website.