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Our Resident Insiders Guide

Discover what’s on in London, Liverpool and Edinburgh, with a wealth of characterful experiences, legendary festivals and educational exhibitions to be discovered on our doorstep…

  • The view of the Royal Mile and the Adam Smith Statue in the sunrise hours
  • The Edinburgh festival opening light show, 2016
  • Performer on The Royal Mile during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo



Home to a distinct blend of old-world charm, authentic Scottish hospitality and stunning scenery, Edinburgh has a range of lively events, attractions and exhibitions to be discovered around every corner.

Our Resident Insiders, are members of our team who are expertly trained and the ones in the know when it comes to the best events, experiences and restaurants across Edinburgh and beyond.

The Resident Insiders Guide

Coming Soon...

Our Resident Insiders are out and about in the city, exploring Edinburgh’s many wonders and local gems…


In the coming months, our team will share countless thoughtful suggestions for the best places to explore, exhibitions to experience and how to best soak up Scotland’s cultural capital.


With a series of events to be unveiled in the coming months, watch this space!

With Stay dates available from the 16th of August

Escape to the Edinburgh Festival This August...

A treasured highlight of Edinburgh’s event calendar, the Edinburgh International Festival returns this August. Whether you are hoping to enjoy an evening at the symphony or explore the avant-garde at the Fringe, why not join the celebrations in our neighbourhood? With an array of stay dates from the 16th of August 2024, treat yourself to the ultimate celebration of Edinburgh’s arts scene.

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Our Neighbourhood


Like Rome, Edinburgh has seven hills, all of which are walkable and offer spectacular views. The city has hidden gems waiting to be discovered around every corner. From the Castle dating back to the Middle Ages to the graceful crescents of the Georgian New Town and the late Victorian West End. Discover the Scottish capital’s distinctive wealth of sights and scenery.


The Castle plays host to the Famous Tattoo during the Summer, as the city hosts the Edinburgh International Festival throughout August. Or instead, join revellers from across the globe during Edinburgh’s unique Hogmanay celebrations.




London Pride

Join London Pride this summer for a technicolour celebration of LGBTQIA+ love, diversity, and resilience, just moments from The Resident.

‘NAOMI In Fashion’ at The V&A Museum

Rediscover the extraordinary career of fashion icon and modelling legend, Naomi Campbell at the V&A's stunning new exhibition.

Kew Midsummer Fete

Discover great food, a Victorian funfair and community spirit at the Kew Midsummer Fete, raising funds for several fantastic local causes.

Regent’s Park Theatre 2024 Summer Season

Treat yourself to a taste of London's West End under the stars with the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2024 Summer season.

The Shakespeare Globe’s The Taming of the Shrew

Explore the renowned contemporary photography collection of Sir Elton John in the V&A Museum's bold new exhibition 'Fragile Beauty'.

Fragile Beauty at The V&A Museum

Explore the renowned contemporary photography collection of Sir Elton John in the V&A Museum's bold new exhibition 'Fragile Beauty'.

London Open House Festival

Explore London's architectural gems during the Open House Festival! From historic landmarks to modern marvels, enjoy free access to 800 sites.

Legion: Life in the Roman Army

Immerse yourself in the strength and brutality of life in the Roman army with the British Museum's acclaimed new exhibition, Legion.

Jamie Lloyd’s Romeo & Juliet

A bittersweet tragedy about star-crossed lovers kept apart by their warring families, rediscover Shakespeare's most beloved play reimagined for modern audiences by visionary director Jamie Lloyd, starring Tom Holland.

London Design Festival

Celebrate creativity at the London Design Festival, with exhibitions, talks, and iconic installations from renowned artists.

Barbie: The Exhibition

Following the whirlwind success of the recent Barbie Movie, peek behind the doors of the dreamhouse with the Design Museum's new exhibit, Barbie: the exhibition.

Frieze Art Fair

One of the world's most influential art festivals, Frieze Art Fair at last returns to London this autumn.

Edinburgh’s Doors Open Festival

Go behind the scenes at some of Edinburgh's most unique historic venues, ranging from the University of Edinburgh to a series of historic homes and offices across the city, the ultimate event for keen historians.

One Day in Edinburgh

Discover the city behind Netflix's hit show One Day, Edinburgh! Walk in the footsteps of Emma and Dexter as you discover all this incredible city has to offer.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Witness stunning musical acts, artists from across the globe and His Majesty's Troops in this enchanting tribute to the Royal Military at Edinburgh Castle.

The Edinburgh International Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival returns with another summer of extraordinary acts and performances,

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival , the world's largest arts festival, transforms Scotland's capital into a vibrant cultural hub every August.

Above and Beyond Tour of Liverpool Cathedral

Discover the hidden secrets and glittering treasures of Liverpool Cathedral in their stunning new tour, Above and Beyond. Offering extraordinary views of the cathedral's acclaimed architecture and unique historical perspectives of the city. 

Wicked at The Liverpool Empire

Discover the Wicked Witch's side of the story and experience Oz as never before with Stephen Schwartz's modern classic musical, Wicked!

Beyond Van Gogh Exhibition

Discover the timeless paintings of Van Gogh projected in a stunning augmented art experience, ideally located in the heart of Liverpool.

International Beatles Week 2024

Join music lovers from across the country as Liverpool celebrates the city's 64-year musical legacy this August, with International Beatles Week!

In The Park Festival at Sefton Park

Enjoy an evening of atmospheric music, legendary musicians and good times at Liverpool's In The Park Festival this July at Sefton Park!

National Treasures: Velázquez in Liverpool

Discover the masterpieces of Velázquez at Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery in the acclaimed National Gallery exhibition 'National Treasures'.

Liverpool Pride 2024

Liverpool Pride returns to Liverpool this summer in a colourful celebration of love, empowerment and the LGBTQIA+ community.

The Cavern Club Beatles Live Lounge

Travel back to the swinging '60s with the Cavern Club's vibrant Beatles tribute band every Friday and Saturday, featuring classic hits including Help, Get Back and Let It Be. 

Bees: A Story of Survival at the World Museum

Explore the vital role of bees at Liverpool's World Museum. Dive into their story of survival through interactive displays and immersive exhibits. Discover the threats they face and the innovative solutions to protect them. An enlightening experience for all ages.