Escape to Edinburgh, Scotland’s stunning capital this Autumn.

Are you contemplating a journey to Edinburgh this Spring? Prepare to be captivated by the city’s breathtaking beauty as it transforms into a dazzling spectacle during the autumn season. Edinburgh dons its finest attire, painting its parks with a palette of vibrant hues – from radiant yellows to fiery oranges and rich reds – creating a mesmerising tapestry that enchants the senses.

As the summer crowds dissipate after July and August, autumn in Edinburgh offers a tranquil escape, allowing for unhurried exploration of its charming streets and historic landmarks. Embrace the peaceful ambience as you wander through the city’s winding alleys and majestic gardens, basking in the crisp air and the soothing rustle of fallen leaves.

But there’s more to Edinburgh in autumn than just scenic beauty. Delve into the city’s eerie past and uncover its haunted tales as Halloween approaches. Edinburgh holds a storied reputation as one of the world’s most haunted cities, inviting brave souls to explore its dark alleys and hidden corners, where ghostly whispers linger and mysteries await to be unravelled.

With its stunning landscapes, serene ambience, and spine-tingling history, Edinburgh beckons travellers to experience the magic of autumn in this enchanting city. Whether you seek nature’s splendour or a brush with the supernatural, Edinburgh promises an unforgettable journey that will leave you spellbound.


Nestled in the heart of Edinburgh, the Old Waverley Hotel seamlessly blends Victorian charm with modern comforts. Our distinguished traditional décor creates an ambience of elegance, offering an ideal retreat for both leisure and corporate travellers in the bustling capital.

We cater to all types of guests, providing a range of accommodations from cosy single bedrooms equipped with all necessary amenities for a peaceful solo stay to our exquisite superior double rooms boasting spacious comfort and breathtaking views of Edinburgh Castle.

Conveniently located on Princes Street, we are within easy reach of Edinburgh’s most iconic attractions and landmarks. The Old Waverley Hotel is a mere 10-minute stroll from the Royal Mile and Holyrood Palace, as well as the city’s financial hub. Additionally, we’re just a short taxi ride away from the EICC and Edinburgh Castle. With Waverley Train Station within walking distance and Edinburgh International Airport a quick drive away, accessing our hotel is effortless.


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Our Guide to Edinburgh this Autumn

As September draws to a close, a crisp morning breeze invigorates the air, signaling the arrival of the enchanting spooky season in mid-October. Fall in Edinburgh holds a special place in our hearts! Our comprehensive guide to experiencing autumn in this beautiful city encompasses various aspects. Discover what to anticipate in terms of weather, a curated packing list, popular activities, delectable seasonal culinary delights from local restaurants, standout events in September and October, picture-perfect spots showcasing Edinburgh’s natural beauty and festive decorations, as well as delightful day trips to witness Scotland’s autumn foliage at its finest.

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