According to the weather forecasters, the Capital is set for plenty of sunshine this weekend, with temperatures set to hit 18C on Saturday and Sunday.
With that in mind, we've picked out six of the best places to enjoy a picnic in Edinburgh. Take a look through out photo gallery and pick out your perfect picnic spot.
5. Princes St Gardens
You won't get better view than Edinburgh Castle! One of the easiest and most accessible parks to get to on this list it is also one of the prettiest Photo: Third Party
6. Water of Leith
Cited as one of the the Independent's top 50 UK urban picnic spots, the walk along the banks makes for a relaxing way to while away an afternoon and offers plenty of opportunities to stop and enjoy a bite to eat. If you're lucky enough you may even spot one of the river's resident Kingfishers, little flashes of bright blue and orange usually signifying this magnificent bird's presence. Photo: Third Party
7. Portobello Beach
Recently named among Scotland's 'best places to live', Portobello is a charming little seaside suburb, with a pretty beach that stretches for almost two miles. On warm days, locals flock in their droves to enjoy this beautiful setting. Perfect for a picnic on a sunny day and you can always finish off with a refreshing ice cream or a drink at one of the bars on the prom. Photo: Third Party