Children playing in the sea at Portobello in July 1966.
Children playing in the sea at Portobello in July 1966.

Summer in Edinburgh: Here are 22 fascinating pictures of Capital residents enjoying sunny weather in the 1950s and 1960s

With temperatures continuing to rise, the forecast is for warm an sunny weather in Edinburgh over the next week.

We don’t always get the best summers in Scotland, but when the blue skies do appear we certainly know how to enjoy them.

And a dip into the Edinburgh Evening News archives suggests that this is nothing new.

Here are 22 pictures of people enjoying the Edinburgh sunshine from over half a century ago.

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Here are 22 pictures of people enjoying the Edinburgh sunshine from over half a century ago.

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