When to Stay

Not sure when to come & stay at Eastside? Let us help you out with our monthly guides on what's on in & around Eastside & Edinburgh.


Snow capped hills, winter sledding, crackling log fires & the ceilidhs in celebration of Burns night at the months end. Lots of reasons to stay with us this January.Read More


The days start to lengthen, the snowdrops start to raise their heads & the cold crisp mornings tempt you out to explore the hills. Valentine's day treats in Edinburgh & 6 Nations Rugby kicks off at Murrayfield.Read More


It almost starts to feel like Spring but for a dusting of snow on the hill tops at Eastside. Treat Mum this month with family gatherings, theatre, ballet and some delicious no fuss food from our friends at COOK.Read More


Get the family together for Easter in a country cottage at Eastside. The Edinburgh Science festival has much to entertain the kids big and small and the spectacular Beltane Fire Festival marks the start of Summer at the months end.Read More


Lambing is in full swing on the farm from the get go with happy lambs playing in the fields around the cottages. Nip into Edinburgh for Arts, Beer and Whisky Festivals. The kids will be inspired by Imaginate, a theatre festival especially for children.Read More


The warm sunny days are perfect for making the most of the scent filled cottage gardens as the roses come into bloom and BBQs are lit. Visit the Royal Highland Show for a spectacular showcase of British farming and food. Read More


July is the hottest summer month here and the cottage gardens are at there loveliest at this time of year. There are lots of great events in Edinburgh this month expect a fantastic showing of Magic, Jazz & Blues, Photography, Art and Whisky at its best! Read More


The hills are a vivid purple with the heather in flower at this time of year and Edinburgh comes alive with street performances, pop up bars, cafes and venues.Read More


Eastside is changing into it's autumn colours with the bracken and treetops turning golden. September is often a good time to explore Edinburgh. The streets are a lot quieter and you can get a better locals perspective without the festival fanfare.Read More


October brings blustery walks and falling leaves as the evenings grow steadily darker. Make the most of Edinburgh's delicious Restaurant festival for nights out or take advantage of the dark evenings for a Halloween worthy Ghost Tour of the Old Town.Read More


November starts to get a lot cooler with frosty mornings, early evenings and spectacular sunsets. Go hill walking on a clear crisp day with views to the Forth bridges and beyond to the Highlands.Read More


December is a wonderful time to visit Edinburgh with brilliant Christmas shopping, markets, ice rinks, light shows, fireworks and magic! Terrific festive entertainment for all!Read More