Royal Highland Show; 23-26 June; Royal Highland Centre – With music, singing, dancing, shopping, animals and the finest selection of food and produce the Highland Show offers something for everyone.

Edinburgh International Magic Festival; 1-8 July; Various venues – With performances, live illusions, close-up magic, films and shows there is a touch of magic for all the family.

Opening of the National Museum on Scotland;29th July; After 3 years of refurbishment, the £46.4 million redevelopment will see nearly 8,000 new objects on display in 16 new galleries.

Jungle City; throughout Aug; more than 150 brightly coloured creatures, designed by artists and celebrities from around Britain, will invade Edinburgh this summer as part of a £1 million drive to protect some of the world's most endangered species.

Bluebells & Seashells has over 30 properties in and around Edinburgh, why not browse this selection and book yourself a weekend away.

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