The local time is:. Tide chart for Rathmines Showing low and high tide times for the next 7 days. Print Tide Table. Rathmines tide chart key: The tide chart above shows the height and times of high tide and low tide for Rathmines The red flashing dot shows the tide time right now.
The largest known tidal range at Rathmines is: 1. Catherine Hill Bay Beach. Rathmines Park. Get to know the area. Of course the best way to see the lake is to be on it.
Step aboard our vessel "Lady Mac" and let our friendly crew share their love of the lake with you. Write a review. Traveler rating.
Traveler type. Time of year. Selected filters.
Sir Baden wrote a review Jun Camiling, Philippines contributions 52 helpful votes. One very long beach. Blacksmiths Beach is just over the bridge from Swansea.
Popular with surfers the beach is patrolled by paid life guards and volunteer life guards as well. Read more.
Tue, Sep 1, PM. Sun, Jul 12, PM.
Sunday Epping Session on - Share Sunday Epping Session on - with your friends. Save Sunday Epping Session on - to your collection. Sat, Jul 11, PM. Saturday Epping Session on - Share Saturday Epping Session on - with your friends. Save Saturday Epping Session on - to your collection. Sat, Aug 1, PM. During times of uncertainty, we recommend booking an option with free cancellation. If your plans change, you can cancel free of charge until free cancellation expires.
Days Inn Rathmines. Find a cancellation policy that works for you From 6 April , your chosen cancellation policy will apply, regardless of Coronavirus. Read more. Local Attractions Attractions Gaiety Theatre 1.
Given Edinburgh's position between the coast and hills, it is renowned as "the windy city", with the prevailing wind direction coming from the south-west, which is often associated with warm, unstable air from the North Atlantic Current that can give rise to rainfall — although considerably less than cities to the west, such as Glasgow.
Vigorous Atlantic depressions, known as European windstorms , can affect the city between October and May. The Met Office operates its own weather station at Gogarbank on the city's western outskirts, near Edinburgh Airport. Temperature and rainfall records have been kept at the Royal Observatory since In that time, the warmest month on record was July , with an average temperature of The warmest years on record are and , both with mean temperatures of 9. The coldest year on record is , with a mean temperature of 6.
The driest was February , with 2. The wettest year on record was , with The driest year on record was , with The most recent official population estimates are , for the Edinburgh settlement includes Musselburgh  and , for the local authority area.
Edinburgh has a high proportion of young adults, with Some 13, people or 2. Of the Non-White population, the largest group by far are Asian , totalling 26, people. Within the Asian population, people of Chinese descent are now the largest sub-group, with 8, people, amounting to about 1.
The city's population of Indian descent amounts to 6, 1. Although they account for only 1, people or 0. Over 7, people were born in African countries 1. With the notable exception of Inner London, Edinburgh has a higher number of people born in the United States over 3, than any other city in the UK.
A census by the Edinburgh presbytery in recorded a population of 8, adults spread equally north and south of the High Street which runs along the spine of the ridge sloping down from the Castle. The construction of the New Town from onwards witnessed the migration of the professional and business classes from the difficult living conditions in the Old Town to the lower density, higher quality surroundings taking shape on land to the north.
Early 20th-century population growth coincided with lower-density suburban development. As the city expanded to the south and west, detached and semi-detached villas with large gardens replaced tenements as the predominant building style. From the early to mid 20th century the growth in population, together with slum clearance in the Old Town and other areas, such as Dumbiedykes , Leith , and Fountainbridge , led to the creation of new estates such as Stenhouse and Saughton , Craigmillar and Niddrie , Pilton and Muirhouse , Piershill , and Sighthill.
In the Church of Scotland had 20, members in 71 congregations in the Presbytery of Edinburgh. Its most prominent church is St Giles' on the Royal Mile, first dedicated in but believed to date from before the 12th century. Muslims have several places of worship across the city. Edinburgh Central Mosque is the largest Islamic place of worship, is located in Potterrow, on the city's Southside, near Bristo Square. Construction was largely financed by a gift from King Fahd of Saudi Arabia  and was completed in The first recorded presence of a Jewish community in Edinburgh dates back to the late 18th century.
A Liberal Jewish congregation also meets in the city. A Sikh gurdwara and a Hindu mandir are located in Leith. Edinburgh has an active Inter-Faith Association. In the 19th century, Edinburgh's economy was known for banking, publishing and brewing.
Today, its economy is based mainly on financial services, scientific research, higher education, and tourism. Banking has been a mainstay of the Edinburgh economy for over years, since the Bank of Scotland now part of the Lloyds Banking Group was established by an act of the Scottish Parliament in Today, the financial services industry, with its particularly strong insurance and investment sectors, and underpinned by Edinburgh-based firms such as Scottish Widows and Standard Life Aberdeen , accounts for the city being the UK's second financial centre after London and Europe's fourth in terms of equity assets.
Tourism is also an important element in the city's economy. Their numbers are augmented in August each year during the Edinburgh Festivals , which attracts 4. As the centre of Scotland's government and legal system , the public sector plays a central role in Edinburgh's economy. Many departments of the Scottish Government are in the city. Other major employers include NHS Scotland and local government administration.
But the Deal's partners noted that prosperity was not evenly spread across the city region, citing The city hosts a series of festivals that run between the end of July and early September each year. The longest established of these festivals is the Edinburgh International Festival, which was first held in  and consists mainly of a programme of high-profile theatre productions and classical music performances, featuring international directors, conductors, theatre companies and orchestras.
This has since been overtaken in size by the Edinburgh Fringe which began as a programme of marginal acts alongside the "official" Festival and has become the world's largest performing arts festival. In , nearly different shows were staged in venues across the city. Performances end with a short fireworks display. As well as the various summer festivals, many other festivals are held during the rest of the year , including the Edinburgh International Film Festival  and Edinburgh International Science Festival. Since , it has been officially organised with the focus moved to Princes Street.
In , over , people attended, leading to ticketing of the main street party in later years up to a limit of , tickets.
The event attracts thousands of people from all over the world. On the night of 30 April the Beltane Fire Festival takes place on Calton Hill , involving a procession followed by scenes inspired by pagan old spring fertility celebrations.
Outside the Festival season, Edinburgh supports several theatres and production companies. The Traverse Theatre presents a more contemporary repertoire. The Usher Hall is Edinburgh's premier venue for classical music, as well as occasional popular music concerts. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra is based in Edinburgh. Edinburgh has two repertory cinemas, the Edinburgh Filmhouse and The Cameo , as well as the independent Dominion Cinema and a range of multiplexes. Edinburgh has a healthy popular music scene.
Like many other cities in the UK, numerous nightclub venues host Electronic dance music events.
The main local newspaper is the Edinburgh Evening News. The city has two commercial radio stations: Forth 1 , a station which broadcasts mainstream chart music, and Forth 2 on medium wave which plays classic hits. DAB digital radio is broadcast over two local multiplexes.
Television, along with most radio services, is broadcast to the city from the Craigkelly transmitting station situated in Fife on the opposite side of the Firth of Forth  and the Black Hill transmitting station in North Lanarkshire to the west. There are currently no television stations based in the city.
Edinburgh Television existed in the late s to early  and STV Edinburgh existed from to Edinburgh has many museums and libraries. The Museum on The Mound has exhibits on money and banking. Edinburgh is also home to The Royal Yacht Britannia , decommissioned in and now a five-star visitor attraction and evening events venue permanently berthed at Ocean Terminal.
Edinburgh contains Scotland's three National Galleries of Art as well as numerous smaller art galleries. Contemporary collections are shown in the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art which occupies a split site at Belford. Across the road, The Fruitmarket Gallery offers world-class exhibitions of contemporary art, featuring work by British and international artists with both emerging and established international reputations. The city hosts several of Scotland's galleries and organisations dedicated to contemporary visual art.
Multrees Walk , adjacent to the St. James Centre, is a recent addition to the central shopping district, dominated by the presence of Harvey Nichols. Edinburgh also has substantial retail parks outside the city centre. Following local government reorganisation in , The City of Edinburgh Council constitutes one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.
The City of Edinburgh Council election , saw a continuation of this administration, but with the SNP as the largest party. The city's coat of arms was registered by the Lord Lyon King of Arms in Edinburgh, like all of Scotland, is represented in the Scottish Parliament. For electoral purposes, the city is divided into six constituencies which, along with 3 seats outside of the city, form part of the Lothian region.
Edinburgh Airport is Scotland's busiest and biggest airport and the principal international gateway to the capital, handling over 12 million passengers in Travel in Edinburgh is undertaken predominantly by bus. Lothian Buses , the successor company to Edinburgh Corporation Transport Department, operate the majority of city bus services within the city and to surrounding suburbs, with the most routes running via Princes Street.
Lothian Buses also operates all of the city's branded public tour buses , night bus service and airport bus link.
Edinburgh Waverley is the second-busiest railway station in Scotland, with only Glasgow Central handling more passengers. On the evidence of passenger entries and exits between April and March , Edinburgh Waverley is the fifth-busiest station outside London; it is also the UK's second biggest station in terms of the number of platforms and area size. To the west of the city centre lies Haymarket Station which is an important commuter stop.
Opened in , Edinburgh Park station serves the Gyle business park in the west of the city and the nearby Gogarburn headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland. The Edinburgh Crossrail route connects Edinburgh Park with Haymarket, Edinburgh Waverley and the suburban stations of Brunstane and Newcraighall in the east of the city. To tackle traffic congestion , Edinburgh is now served by six park and ride sites on the periphery of the city at Sheriffhall in Midlothian , Ingliston , Riccarton , Inverkeithing in Fife , Newcraighall and Straiton in Midlothian. A referendum of Edinburgh residents in February rejected a proposal to introduce congestion charging in the city.
Edinburgh Trams became operational on 31 May The city had been without a tram system since Edinburgh Corporation Tramways ceased on 16 November The first stage of the project was expected to be completed by July  but, following delays caused by extra utility work and a long-running contractual dispute between the Council and the main contractor, Bilfinger SE , the project was rescheduled. Should the original plan be taken to completion, trams will also run from Haymarket through Ravelston and Craigleith to Granton Square on the Waterfront Edinburgh.
Established by royal charter in , the University of Edinburgh is one of Scotland's ancient universities and is the fourth oldest in the country after St Andrews , Glasgow and Aberdeen. In , the medical school moved to purpose built accommodation adjacent to the new Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France.
Heriot-Watt University is based at the Riccarton campus in the west of Edinburgh. Originally established in as the world's first mechanics' institute it was granted university status by royal charter in Edinburgh Napier University is another public university in Edinburgh, Scotland. The former Napier College was renamed Napier Polytechnic in and gained university status in Queen Margaret University was located in Edinburgh before it moved to a new campus on the edge of Musselburgh in Until further education colleges in the city included Jewel and Esk College incorporating Leith Nautical College founded in , Telford College , opened in , and Stevenson College , opened in These have now been amalgamated to form Edinburgh College.
Scotland's Rural College also has a campus in south Edinburgh. Other institutions include the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh which were established by royal charter in and respectively. There are 18 nursery, 94 primary and 23 secondary schools administered by the City of Edinburgh Council. In , the proportion of pupils attending independent schools was The Royal Hospital for Sick Children , colloquially referred to as 'the Sick Kids', is a specialist paediatrics hospital. There are two private hospitals: Murrayfield Hospital in the west of the city and Shawfair Hospital in the south.