Video: A local’s guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh kilt designer Howie Nicholsby gives us a 30-second whistlestop guide to what makes his city great.


Whether you’re visiting a big city or a tiny hamlet, there’s nothing better than getting a local’s point of view on their home patch. If they see it everyday and still think it’s fabulous, it’s sure to delight a visitor.

In this great video Edinburgh kilt designer Howie Nicholsby gives his 30-second guide to what makes Edinburgh a great place to live – and visit.

From the historic charms of Edinburgh Castle to world-class art galleries and museums, Howie says Edinburgh is a great city to see on foot.


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