Hidden Architectural Gems of Edinburgh

Edinburgh has its famous landmarks and buildings that everyone visits, but there are a few amazing places which most people probably miss because they’re either off the beaten track or else not accessible all year round. So, without further ado, here are my hidden gems of Edinburgh.

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Starry Nights in the Scottish Highlands

In February this year, we had one of those magical moments that you can’t plan but just happen now and then - if you're lucky. And when they do happen you just have to be quiet and focus on being in the moment so you soak up every last bit of it. That’s exactly what we did when, on a bitterly cold winter’s night on the shores of Loch Lubnaig in Stirlingshire, the clouds departed for the night and the universe presented itself to us in all its twinkling glory.

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The Wee Book of Edinburgh

Since moving to Edinburgh a year and a half ago, I've built up a collection of photographs of this singularly photogenic city we now call our home. Recently, I was researching famous quotes about Edinburgh and I had the idea of coupling my favourite images with my favourite quotations. The idea turned into the Wee Book of Edinburgh.

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Doors Open Day - Edinburgh

The end of September was ‘Doors Open Day’ here in Edinburgh, which is a weekend when buildings normally closed to the public open up to visitors. Lots of fascinating buildings participate and if you’re interested in architecture, history or just like nosing around places you don’t normally get to see, then it’s a great way to spend a weekend.

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