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!
Samhuinn Fire Festival | TBC
Food & Drink
Read our 'Best lunch spots in and around Edinburgh' article for delicious lunch & brunch inspiration!
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!
A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Palace of Holyrood | until the 6th October 2019
Russia, Royalty & the Romanovs | throughout October 2019
Annie | 30th September - 5th October 2019
Bushcraft & foraging
Bushcraft and survival skills day course : Dalkeith Country park | 12th October 2019
Scottish Ceilidh dancing
Edinburgh Ceilidh Club | (with callers for beginners) every Tuesday