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Royal Highland Show Edinburgh

It’s not long to go until one of the best weekends in the Scottish social calendar – the Royal Highland…

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National Tea Day at Dunstane Houses

Changes are everywhere you look at the new Dunstane Houses. Big to small, expensive to homemade, we have a bit…

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Water of Leith Walkway

The Water of Leith Walkway is a lovely route for walking and cycling in Edinburgh. The 12 mile long path…

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Summer Concerts in Edinburgh

Lots of big names in rock and pop are bringing their latest concert tours to Edinburgh over the summer. Here…

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Things to do in Edinburgh this Easter

This year Easter weekend is on Friday 14th to Monday 17th April. There is plenty to keep you busy over…

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Whisky Tasting in Edinburgh

Whisky is the national drink of Scotland and we like to celebrate it at every opportunity. We have been producing…

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Unusual Edinburgh Attractions

There are plenty of sights to see in Edinburgh. Many obvious ones include visiting the Castle or strolling the Royal…

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Mother’s Day in Edinburgh

This year Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 26th March. It’s our chance to say thanks to that very special person,…

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Spring In Edinburgh

Spring is in the air and we are looking forward to some longer, brighter and maybe even warmer days ahead!…

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The Dunstane Trail

The Dunstane Hotel in West Coates is perfectly placed to allow exploration of Edinburgh’s UNESCO World Heritage Site. This 30…

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History of the Dunstane Hotel

Edinburgh World Heritage recently did some research into the history of the two beautiful Victorian properties that now make up…

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Alphabet Dating in Edinburgh: Part 2

Last Valentine’s Day we discovered the idea of “Alphabet Dating”, where couples go on a series of dates, each themed…

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Live Storytelling Edinburgh

It’s National Storytelling Week, the festival of live storytelling. At The Dunstane we love a good story, so we’re taking…

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Films Set in Edinburgh

Last night, the world premiere of the much anticipated movie T2 Trainspotting was held in Edinburgh. Director Danny Boyle was…

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We’ve Got Big Plans for 2017

Change is afoot …   The Dunstane team is excited – even more so than usual. Our two-in-one hotel is…