August is a fantastic time to visit Edinburgh, with the The Fringe Festival, the International Festival and the Military Tattoo all taking place.
Edinburgh is the world’s leading festival city, with the festivals bringing talents from more than a third of the world’s countries to our streets and stages.
The Edinburgh International Festival takes place 5th – 28th August. It is an annual celebration of world-class dance, opera, music and theatre which this year celebrates 75 years of bringing world cultures together. The first shows for 2022 have been announced and you can find out more here.
The Fringe Festival takes place from 5th to 29th August 2022 and features everything from comedy and live music to circus and international dance. Find out about the first shows of 2022 that have just been announced and buy tickets here.
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo takes place on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle and attracts visitors from around the world. The Tattoo takes place from the 5th-27th August and tickets for the 2022 Show “Voices” are on sale now!
These are the most famous of the festivals but there are many more! From the Book Festival to the Science Festival, and the Art Festival to the Jazz & Blues Festival, we guarantee there is something for everyone.
The Old Millhouse is situated perfectly to enjoy the excitement of the city and the bustle of shows and entertainment, then retire to your own private space for relaxation in 3.5 acres of grounds, including the swim spa! Find out more about the house and our bedrooms here, and get in touch to discuss your stay!