About Edinburgh

Contact us now and let the Bespoke Weekends team provide you with all the Stag and Hen info you need to know about Edinburgh....from party nightlife and full on daytime fun to shopping and relaxing (even a bit of culture too!)

Edinburgh really is the perfect destination to enjoy a stag weekend or hen weekend, with its unique blend of cutting-edge culture, outstanding heritage and vibrant nightlife - add in some traditional Scottish hospitality and there is something to suit every taste and budget.

Nightlife in Edinburgh is unrivalled. With an outstanding bar and club culture, Scotland’s capital is renowned as a city that loves to party, whether it’s the lively buzz of the Grassmarket you are looking for or the cool sophistication of George Street. Based in Edinburgh, we know all the good night spots, we’ve been to them all (in the name of research, of course!!!) and we are well qualified to recommend the best of them.......with VIP access guaranteed.There is a huge choice of hotels, apartments, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, gentlemen's clubs and activities in the city and its surrounding areas, so why not let us do the work? Give us an idea of your group requirements, and we will be able to create your perfect weekend.

Edinburgh's Festivals

The Edinburgh Festival takes place in August each year. It comprises of a variety of festivals and events including the International Festival, The Fringe Festival, Edinburgh Book Festival, Edinburgh Military Tattoo, the Jazz Festival and Edinburgh Mela.

Later in the year, Edinburgh’s winter festivals feature a month-long Christmas celebration and culminate with the world famous Hogmanay celebrations.

In spring, the world’s movie industry gathers for the Edinburgh Film festival. With a vibrant calendar like that, Edinburgh is an exciting prospect at anytime of the year.

Let Bespoke Weekends keep you up to date with all that’s happening in Scotland’s capital city.

Shopping in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a beautiful city, full of history and culture. However, it’s also a shopping haven with something to suit every taste and budget from high-street names to designer boutiques and luxury department stores. Bespoke Weekends can arrange a personal shopping experience tailored to your own needs, but if all you require is a nudge in the right direction, just let us know your style and taste and we will be more than happy to advise you on the best places to go to.

Here is just a snippet of the shopping heaven that awaits you………

Harvey Nichols

From the ground floor which is filled with cosmetics, accessories, designer handbags and the fab champagne nail bar, work your way up through several floors of cool designer labels and the latest cutting edge fashion. At the top is the Forth Floor Bar and Restaurant where you can relax, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy their acclaimed food and drink, as well as panoramic views of Edinburgh.

Multrees Walk

Venture through the side door of Harvey Nichols and find yourself in another designer paradise, with everything from Mulberry, Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, Hugo Boss and Reiss………. After all that shopping, a drink might be in order at Valvona & Crollas Vin Caffé. A lovely Italian wine bar with an outdoor seating area for those lucky enough to visit when the sun is shining.


This department store has proudly stood on this corner site on Princes Street for over 100 years. Recently taken over by House of Fraser, there is floor after floor of designer clothes,accessories, cosmetics, lingerie, shoes, jewellery, handbags and luggage. There is a café, food hall, florist and hairdresser. If you are lucky enough to be in Edinburgh during the festive period, Jenner’s’ towering Christmas tree is an unmissable attraction.

George Street

Formerly the financial district of Edinburgh, George Street is now home to a selection of trendy bars, clubs and restaurants as well as some of the most beautiful boutique hotels. As if that wasn’t enough, it also has the city’s most exclusive designer stores including......... Jo Malone, Space NK, Karen Millen, Coast, Cruise, LK Bennett, Whistles, Jigsaw to name but a few.

Princes Street

A mile of shops run along one side of this famous street including all the high-street favourites: Gap, H&M, River Island, New Look, Next, M&S ……. If that leaves you worn out, just cross to the other side of Edinburgh’s main thoroughfare, where princes Street Gardens rest in the shadow of the castle.

Travel Information

Please visit our detailed Travel Information page for more details.

See the sights

Edinburgh Castle

Best known and most visited of our historic buildings.

Our Dynamic Earth

The unique story of our planet's past, present and future.

Scottish Parliament

See the Parliament in action or explore this amazing new building.

National Galleries of Scotland

Our collection of Scottish & International art is among the best in the world.

National Museums of Scotland

The story of Scotland its land, its people and culture.

The Royal Yacht Britania

She was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family.

Contact our Edinburgh based team for more information on things to see and do during your stay.

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