April in the hills starts to feel a lot more like Spring. Daffodils brighten the cottage gardens and preparation for lambing (starting at the end of the month) is underway. Easter provides the perfect occasion for a Sunday roast in the countryside.

What's on around Edinburgh in April?

Edinburgh springs to life with the annual Great Edinburgh Run, and the International Science Festival. The Beltane Fire Festival celebrates the Winter's end with fiery theatrics on Calton Hill looking out over the city.

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Special Events

Easter Sunday | 21st April 2019 Spend Easter Sunday with the perfect Sunday roast and country walk straight from your cottage door, or if you can't wait for the Easter eggs we always put together the best Easter egg hunts in and around the Capital! Look forward to hunting for eggs in the maze a Traquair, an egg-stravaganza at Dalkeith Park & Holyrood House!

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival

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Sport & Charity Runs

Great Edinburgh Run | TBC

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Exhibitions

In Focus : Scottish Photography | throughout April 2019

Charles II : Art & Power | throughout April 2019

Edinburgh Science Festival's Blood Bar

Edinburgh Science Festival's Blood Bar

Beltane Fire Festival

Beltane Fire Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Edinburgh Science Festival's Blood Bar

Edinburgh Science Festival's Blood Bar

Beltane Fire Festival

Beltane Fire Festival

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