October brings autumn colour, blustery walks and leaves falling as the evenings grow steadily darker. The farm is now back to its winter sheep stocking numbers that are easily sustained alongside our rich flora and fauna in the hills. There is a brief respite on the farm before tupping time.

October Availability at Eastside

Stable Cottage (sleeps 2) 1st - 31st October 2019

Steading Cottage (sleeps 4) 1st - 31st October 2019

Byre Cottage (sleeps 6) 1st - 31st October 2019

Woodshed (sleeps 2) 1st - 31st October 2019

What's on around Edinburgh in October?

Make the most of Edinburgh's cocktail festival for nights out in the capital this month. For a scary (but mainly fun) night out take advantage of the dark evenings for a Halloween-worthy ghost tour by vintage bus!

Edinburgh Cocktail Week

Edinburgh Cocktail Week

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Food & Drink

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

Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend | TBC

3.

Halloween & Ghost Tours

There are some brilliant ghost tours in Edinburgh - most covering the capital's fairly gruesome past. Some are more light-hearted than others and the routes vary from historic streets to ancient underground arches and infamous graveyards!

Spooky adventures for kids

Ghost Bus Tours

City of the Dead Tours

The Real Mary King's Close

Witchery Tours

Samhuinn | credit Martin McCarthy

Samhuinn | credit Martin McCarthy

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Exhibitions

A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Palace of Holyrood | until the 6th October 2019

Russia, Royalty & the Romanovs | throughout October 2019

The Edinburgh Ghost Bus tour, perfect for Halloween

The Edinburgh Ghost Bus tour, perfect for Halloween

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Theatre

Annie | 30th September - 5th October 2019

6.

Bushcraft & foraging

Bushcraft and survival skills day course : Dalkeith Country park | 12th October 2019

7.

Scottish Ceilidh dancing

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

The Real Mary King's Close

The Real Mary King's Close

Edinburgh Cocktail Week

Edinburgh Cocktail Week

Samhuinn | credit Martin McCarthy

Samhuinn | credit Martin McCarthy

The Edinburgh Ghost Bus tour, perfect for Halloween

The Edinburgh Ghost Bus tour, perfect for Halloween

The Real Mary King's Close

The Real Mary King's Close

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