The Playfair at Donaldson's
2 Mins
Renowned as one of the most iconic buildings in Edinburgh and designed in the style of an Elizabethan palace, The Playfair at Donaldson’s picked up no fewer than four major awards in 2018 and we can see why. Situated just minutes from Haymarket station, the former college is set within 18 acres of elegant grounds which have been transformed to provide idyllic outdoor spaces to relax in. Prospective buyers can...
The Playfair at Donaldson's / City & Country / iconic building
The Playfair at Donaldson's
3 Mins
If you have ever fancied owning your own city-centre home, you can't do much better than the The Playfair at Donaldson’s . With a concierge, the privacy of secure gated grounds and a...
The Playfair at Donaldson's / City and Country / Edinburgh
The Playfair at Donaldson's
2 Mins
For city centre living, we’re dreaming of a stylish pad at The Playfair at Donaldson’s . Set amidst 18 acres of elegant grounds and just minutes from Haymarket station, the Playfair...
The Playfair at Donaldson's / City and Country / Edinburgh
Scotland’s architectural highlights
5 Mins
From Brutalist to Gothic, Art Deco to Modernist; Scotland’s architectural highlights come under the spotlight this year, as part of the Festival of Architecture 2016 . Here we cherry pick...
Scotland / iconic buildings / Festival of Architecture
Behind the doors of Borthwick Castle
6 Mins
From a refuge for Mary Queen of Scots to a unique luxury retreat, it took three years to restore Borthwick Castle to its former medieval glory. Here interior designer Melanie Brown gives us...
Borthwick castle / interiors / exclusive venue
Behind the doors: The Rock House
5 Mins
In a city so brimming with iconic architecture that it warrants World Heritage status, peppered with buildings steeped in such history that you’d need to travel back 800 years to meet the...
Rock House / architecture / history
George Heriot’s School
3 Mins
George Heriot’s School has been a feature of Edinburgh for over 300 years, its clocktower clearly visible across the south of the city. But the founder of the school, often remembered today...
Home / iconic / School
Iconic Edinburgh
3 Mins
St Mary’s Street is often overlooked in comparison to other parts of the Old Town, but it has a long and fascinating history and deserves closer attention. Strictly speaking the street...
Home / iconic / St Mary’s Street