With summer slowly drawing to an end, we’ve brought you our top suggestions for taking advantage of the last of the summer season activities. As always, there are plenty of fun events in Edinburgh over the next couple of months:
Doors Open Days
Fancy discovering some of Edinburgh’s most interesting historic builds? Doors Open Days lets you do just that, giving visitors access to some of Edinburgh’s most unique properties that are normally closed for public viewing. On Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September, visit places such as the Botanic Cottage or Costorphine Hill Tower and enjoy guided tours, talks and exhibitions. Also, did we mention it’s completely free? Click here for further information.
Time for a caffeine kick?
This one’s for the coffee lovers! Did you know the Edinburgh Coffee Festival returns for its second year on Saturday 1st October at Summerhall? Be prepared to have your senses stimulated with delicious coffee, demonstrations, workshops and live music. Tickets cost £10 and can be purchased in advance or on the door Click here to buy tickets.
A Bavarian beer festival
Experience Edinburgh’s version of the iconic Oktoberfest, where there will be a great line-up of live music and tasty German brewed beer. Taking place in the colourful Oktoberfest tent at West Princes Street Gardens, the festival runs from Wednesday 5th - Sunday 9th October. Entry is free on the Wednesday and £5 on the Thursday and Friday. Click here for further information.