Abernethy House

51 Findhorn Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2NZ, United Kingdom | B&B
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Land of Bagpipes and Kilts

A travel blog entry by jacquikevin

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... we walked the Royal Mile down to Holyrood Castle, which was the home where Mary Queen of Scots preferred to stay when in Edinburgh. Kev thinks its worth a mention that in the Royal Mile, Jacqui looked in every Scottish woolen store for a cashmere scarf, which she failed to find, yet in 5 minutes he managed to purchase a pure wool jumper!

All in all we loved Scotland but had too little time there, definitely would love to ...

So much plaid!

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

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... being the gentleman that he is, offered his hand to stable me on the way down, only to slip on some mud and land on his back. After cleaning him up best we could we continued. As we went up, we saw several people sliding down the side of the hill on their way back down, obviously the road more traveled was not the way to go. We weren't even half way up, but we were at a landing to get a few pictures. We saw the sun was starting to set and we ...

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by tannerhall

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closed, and then walked around the town for a bit just before it got
dark. Got some soup and pasta from the supermarket for dinner, went
back and tried to plan stuff but the internet connection was so bad
we had to sit out in the hall! It was probably the best accommodation
we'd had all trip and we couldn't enjoy it!


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Athens of the North

A travel blog entry by rozzij

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... master. The movie said his master was a shepherd but the dog got his name from his masters job - policemen are called Bobbies in Scotland. I loved that movie. There is a statue of the dog on the corner and it is good luck to rub his nose. He is a black dog but his nose is shiny bronze from all the pats. We go out for dinner at "Merchants" and the meal is really good. Can't say the same about the wine. We're still wondering about ...

Edinburgh = Auld Reekie and the nastiness

A travel blog entry by fendall

127

... credited with bringing Christianity to Scotland.

Outside the chapel was Mons Meg, a huge 15th century canon that fired 300+ pound stones nearly two miles. It was a gift from the Belgians in 1457, who had a common enemy with Scotland in the form of England. They had no qualms with arming Scotland against their enemies.

At about 10:30, Kirsten concluded her tour of the castle, and gave us the rest of the time to explore the inside on ...

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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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