Advertise with Edinburgh Life Magazine


10,000 copies of each issue are on sale in over 650 outlets across Edinburgh and The Lothians. You can purchase the latest issue of Edinburgh Life from most good independent newsagents as well as at the following supermarkets/multiples:












Edinburgh Life is also sold at:

  • --- City Art Centre
  • --- National Library of Scotland
  • --- Waterstone’s on Princes Street
  • --- The Fruitmarket Gallery in Market Street
  • --- New Hopetoun Garden Centre
  • --- Mortonhall Garden Centre
  • --- Pentland Plants Garden Centre, Loanhead
  • --- Water of Leith Visitor Centre
  • --- Archerfield Walled Garden
  • --- John Hope Gateway Shop at Royal Botanic Garden
  • --- Merryhatton Garden Centre, near North Berwick
  • --- National Museum of Flight, East Fortune
  • --- Restoration Yard at Dalkeith Country Park
  • --- Brand's Larder at East Fortune


Currently around 4,600 copies are sold. Unsold copies are re-claimed and then posted’ to residences in selected EH postcodes across the city and surrounding areas. Advertisers are also promoted on our social media platforms.


Within the on - sale period, readership is estimated at 7 readers per copy, or 70,000 per issue.

Readership profile

Edinburgh Life is largely read by people aged over 35 who are well educated, have significant buying power and who have a strong affinity with Edinburgh, whether through birth, residency, occupation or just sheer love of the city.

An indication of the calibre of person that reads Edinburgh Life can be derived from the following organisations who have had their events covered in the magazine:

--- The Royal Burgess Golf Society
--- Friends of the Royal Scottish Academy
--- Scottish Arts Club
--- Cazenove Capital Management
--- Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce
--- Spire Healthcare
--- WPA medical Insurers
--- Fleishman Hillard International Communications
--- Consular Corp of Edinburgh
--- Demarco Archive Trust
--- Scottish Storytelling Centre
--- Institute of Directors
--- Harvey Nichols
--- Lloyds Scotland
--- Rotary Club of Dalkeith
--- The Nomads Tent
--- The Sheraton Grand
--- Laing the Jeweller
--- Dovecot Studios
--- The New Club
--- The Edinburgh Decorative and Fine Arts Society
--- Missoni Hotel
--- National Museum of Scotland
--- Bonhams
--- The St Andrew Society
--- The Edinburgh Burns Club
--- The Edinburgh Academy
--- The Bill McLaren Foundation
--- The Edinburgh Royal Warrant Holders Association
--- The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
--- The Point Hotel
--- George Watson's Foundation
--- Lothian Red Cross
--- The Sportsman's Charity
--- HSBC
--- Clive Christian
--- Wellbeing of Women

Who advertises in Edinburgh Life?

If your business promotes itself in Edinburgh Life, it will be in very good company. The list of clients who have advertised in Edinburgh Life in the last 12 months includes:

--- AMA Homes
--- And so to Bed
--- Ashley Ann Kitchens
--- Blueberry Kitchens
--- Bonhams
--- Brewin Dolphin Investment Management
--- Brora
--- bulthaup by Cameron Interiors
--- Cala Homes
--- Cath Kidston
--- Chalon
--- Christopher Howard Kitchens
--- Clive Christian
--- Dobbies
--- Eastern BMW
--- Edinburgh International Harp Festival
--- Edinburgh Sports Club
--- George Watson’s College
--- Gleneagles
--- Knight Frank
--- Kristoffersen Carpets
--- Laing the Jeweller
--- Land Rover
--- Mayshade Garden Centre
--- Midlothian Snowsports Centre
--- National Museum of Scotland
--- New Hopetoun Gardens
--- Polygon Books
--- Rettie
--- Robert Anthony Jewellers
--- Shapes Auctioneers
--- Smallbone of Devises
--- St George's School for Girls
--- St James Wealth Management
--- St Mary's Music School
--- Strutt and Parker
--- The Caledonian Hilton Hotel
--- The Edinburgh Academy
--- The Edinburgh New Town Cookery School
--- The Fire Group
--- The Minto Dental Practice
--- The National Trust for Scotland
--- The Nomads Tent
--- The Point Hotel
--- The Roxburghe Hotel
--- The Royal Lyceum
--- The Royal Yacht Britannia
--- The Walker Group
--- Tullibardine Distillery
--- Vino Wines
--- Whyte Sharp Independent Financial Advisers

How much does it cost to advertise?

We have a number of interesting, novel and price competitive promotional opportunities to suit most businesses keen to reach discerning consumer in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

Just call 07850 938407

May/June 2024 issue on sale now!