Coolest Walk On Earth – Sunday 23rd February
Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park, one of Edinburgh top attractions, has been shaped and sculpted by ice through the ages. Explore areas of the park to learn how to identify distinctive land features left by glaciers.
This is a strenuous walk which lasts three hours and will involve steep inclines, declines and rough terrain. The content is pitched at an audience aged 16+.
Free, Booking essential. 10AM to 1PM
Guinness Six Nations – Saturday 8th February
BT Murrayfield Stadium
If you are a rugby lover or maybe just looking for things to do in Edinburgh : The Guinness Six Nations kicks off this February! Wrap up warm and cheer on the home team as Scotland tackles England at Murrayfield.
Scotland VS England – Kick-Off4.45PM
Valentine’s Piano Recital By Candlelight – Friday 14th February
St. Giles Cathedral
If you are wondering what to do in Edinburgh during Valentine’s Day, why not attend a beautiful and romantic evening at the stunning St.Giles Cathedral! This piano recital offers a refined selection of beautiful piano pieces for you to enjoy. A romantic candlelit experience!
Annie Yim at the piano, programme :
– Bach (arr. Brahms) – Chaconne in D minor for left hand, from Partita No. 2 for solo violin.
– Beethoven – Moonlight Sonata.
– Chopin – Barcarolle, Op. 60.
– Ravel – Gaspard de la Nuit.
– Liszt – Rigoletto Paraphrase.
Crimes And Punishment – Friday 7th to Thursday 13th February
In the list of unusual things to do in Edinburgh, one of those would probably be to meet Gilbert Savage! An Englishman, a prisoner of the Scots, who, given the choice of either to kill or be killed, is now the Executioner. Resplendent in black and equipped with ‘heading axe’, ropes, knives, and all the other ‘tools’ of his gruesome trade, he recounts the nature of crime & punishment during the turbulent times in Medieval Scotland.
Please note this show is not suitable for younger visitors or those of a nervous disposition.
11.15AM to 12.15PM / 2PM to 3PM