Edinburgh Festival and the Fringe – staying at the Old Millhouse

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 in 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 Fringe Festival takes place during August and features everything from comedy and live music to circus and international dance. Find out about the shows 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 during August and tickets are on sale on the run up to August!

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!



Contact us

The Old Millhouse 40 Newmills Road Dalkeith EH22 2AQ

Phone: 0131 660 1767

Mobile: 0782 477 3060