March, when it almost feels like Spring but the hill-tops are still dusted with a sprinkling of snow. Stay at Eastside this month as a lovely cosy cottage treat for mum on Mothers' Day. Spoil her with trips into Edinburgh, a pamper at a beautiful local spa or a fabulous supper in your country cottage kitchen with a roaring fire.


Steading (sleeps 4) available from the 25th March 2022

Byre (sleeps 4) available 1st - 4th & from the 25th March 2022

Woodshed (sleeps 2) available from the 4th March 2022

What's on around Edinburgh in March?

Winter in the Pentland Hills, snow

Hill top walking routes often snow capped in March



Mother's Day | 27th March 2022

For the best ideas and tips for treating mum look no further than our Mother's day guide where we update the most magical treats (as and when we hear about them) alongside some firm favourites of ours.

Dine out somewhere special:
Timberyard offers wonderful food in a unique industrial building hidden down an unassuming street in the city centre.
The Outsider has the most spectacular views over the Grassmarket to the Castle. Perfect for lunch or supper.
Harvey Nichols Forth Floor looks out over the Castle and the Firth of Forth, turn up early to get the corner table in the bistro & the best views in the house.
Tom Kitchin's Michelin starred The Kitchin is well worth a trip to Leith or its 'pub grub' sister restaurant The Scran & Scallie comes highly recommended too.
For views over the entire city book a table in the brand new The Lookout by Gardener Cottage.
Fancy something closer to home? Why not try the riverside Papermill in Lasswade or dine in with some delicious home made meals from COOK.

Locally grown flowers:
If you would like a locally grown bouquet please let us know and we can have this waiting on your arrival.

Spa days:
For the best country & city spas in and around Edinburgh look no further than our
'Local spa guide'.

country spa near edinburgh

Treat Mum to a relaxing day out at Fletcher's Cottage Spa



Scottish Snowdrop Festival | 25th January - 11th March | the Scottish Snowdrop Festival is celebrated in gardens across the country.


Theatre & Entertainment

Scottish Opera: A Midsummer Night's Dream | 1st - 5th March 2022 | Festival Theatre

Hannah Gadsby: Body of Work | 13th March | Festival Theatre

SIX | 15th - 26th March 2022 | Festival Theatre

Everybody's Talking About Jamie | 29th March - 2nd April 2022

Children's theatre:

The Bohemians present Shrek the Musical | 16th - 19th March 2022 | King's Theatre

Oi Frog & Friends | 17th - 20th March 2022 | Festival Theatre


Art & Exhibition

The Art of Wallpaper - Morris & Co. | 28th January - 11th June 2022 | Dovecot studios

H-E-L-L-O by Cauleen Smith Exhibition | 22nd January - 1st May 2022 | Collective gallery

Audubon’s Birds of America | 12th February - 8th May 2022 | National Museum of Scotland


Food & Drink

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

Pentland Hills Cafe Express | Delicious cakes and coffee after a walk along the Pentland Peaks

Drift. | Cool container cafe by the sea

The Free Company : Spring Dining Series | Finest rustic farm dining

Brew your own:
How about booking yourselves in to Craft Beer Kitchen. Stewarts Brewing has long invited the public in to try their hand at crafting the perfect pint. With expert guidance you can spend the day brewing your very own bespoke beer. If staying at Eastside the brewery are more than happy to send the beer on (within the UK) when it's ready. Not a bad holiday souvenir!

Narcissus Flower School


Workshops & Tours

National Galleries Scotland have a huge variety of fantastic workshops (for all ages) throughout the year. To view their full event list in all their venues see here.

Backstage Tour: King's Theatre | 5th March 2022 | King's Theatre


Winter in the Pentland Hills, snow

Hill top walking routes often snow capped in March

country spa near edinburgh

Treat Mum to a relaxing day out at Fletcher's Cottage Spa

Narcissus Flower School


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