July is the hottest summer month here and we are always busy shearing the sheep on the farm. The cottage gardens are at their loveliest at this time of year and the wild flowers on the hill are in full bloom.

JULY AVAILABILITY AT EASTSIDE

Stable Cottage (sleeps 2) available 1st - 31st July 2019

Steading Cottage (sleeps 4) available 1st - 5th, 12th - 20th & 26th - 31st July 2019

Byre Cottage (sleeps 6) available 1st - 20th & 26th - 31st July 2019

Woodshed (sleeps 2) available 1st - 31st July 2019

What's on around Edinburgh in July?

There are lots of great events in Edinburgh this month with festival season kicking off. Expect a fantastic showing of film, jazz & blues, photography and art at its best!

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

1.

Festivals

Edinburgh International Film Festival | TBC

Jazz & Blues Festival | TBC

Dalkeith Agricultural Show | TBC

Edinburgh Art Festival | from 25th July 2019

Edinburgh Carnival & Mardi Gras | TBC

Edinburgh Food Festival | TBC

2.

Exhibitions

A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Palace of Holyrood | throughout July 2019

Russia, Royalty & the Romanovs | throughout July 2019

Jupiter Artland | throughout July 2019

3.

Foodie finds & dining events

Read our 'Best lunch spots in and around Edinburgh' article for delicious lunch & brunch inspiration!

Summer Evening Gatherings at Cafe Party : Jupiter Artland | TBC

Summer Evening Gatherings at Jupiter Artland

Summer Evening Gatherings at Jupiter Artland

4.

Theatre

The Bodyguard | 9th - 20th July 2019

5.

Bushcraft & foraging

Bushcraft and survival skills day course : Dalkeith Country park | 13th July 2019

Bushcraft & survival skills at Dalkeith Country Park

Bushcraft & survival skills at Dalkeith Country Park

6.

Ceilidh

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club | (with callers for beginners) Every Tuesday

7.

Sport & Charity runs

Big Fun Run | TBC

Musselburgh Racecourse : Lucas Ice-cream Family Day | 23rd July 2019

Move Make Colour Create at the Modern Art Gallery

Move Make Colour Create at the Modern Art Gallery

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Summer Evening Gatherings at Jupiter Artland

Summer Evening Gatherings at Jupiter Artland

Bushcraft & survival skills at Dalkeith Country Park

Bushcraft & survival skills at Dalkeith Country Park

Move Make Colour Create at the Modern Art Gallery

Move Make Colour Create at the Modern Art Gallery

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