Abernethy House

51 Findhorn Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2NZ, United Kingdom | B&B
Prices starting from $92.00

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Day Seven - Wheel of Fortune

A travel blog entry by needlemind


... in 2002. For those who don't know this impressive piece of mechanics joins The Union and The Forth and Clyde Canals by way of a huge rotating carriage which takes 4 minutes to transfer boats 35m up into the air to connect with the canal above. We partook in a small boat trip so that we could experience this first hand, which was made particularly entertaining by our skipper Alison. We lunched in the nearby cafe with excellent views of the ...

Just call me Queen of the Scots

A travel blog entry by bmenke


... sites of the city and told us about its dark history. We learned about the serial killers, Bourke and Hare, who killed people to sell their bodies to the medical school so they wouldn't have to dig up bodies like other people trying to make cash. The term graveyard shift comes from this event when families of the deceased would sit on their graves at night so no one would dig up the bodies. This was a great tour! And super cheap for a few hours of entertainment.

Late summer travel for some castle's and Scotch.

A travel blog entry by arautmann


... guided tour through castle and learned about all of the conflicts that took place throughout the surrounding countryside. It was easy to see why that castle was such an important stronghold in the histroy of Scotland.

After that another short drive to the Loch Lamond, the largest lake in Scotland. Very beautiful are around the lake with the hills in the surrounding area. After that my tour took us to the Glen ...

Athens of the north

A travel blog entry by twovines


... the world!

We continue on past the Scottish Parliament building which has a very unusual design...are those hammers or scotty dogs stuck all over the sides? Opposite this, right at the bottom is Holyroodhouse Palace. From here we catch a bus to Ocean Terminal in Leith to see the royal yacht, Brittania. Frankly it's a disappointment and we decide we're not going to waste 12 each to step onboard. We head back to Princes Street. Ian points out that our trip ...


A travel blog entry by rainyfly


... in our bus. A pretty city and one I hope to come back to. We'd chosen to come here when the Tattoo was on, but I hadn't realised that meant Edinburgh would be bursting at the seams with visitors here for the Fringe Festival of which the Tattoo is only a part. Stepping out of our hotel, which is right on Princes Street and faces the castle, meant walking into a sold wall of people. We could look down from our room and count 50 buses at ...


This B&B, located in the Prestonfield area of Edinburgh, is near Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, University of Edinburgh, and Edinburgh Experience.
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