Alpha Guest House

Address: 19 Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 4TE, United Kingdom | B&B
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This B&B, located in the Cameron Toll area of Edinburgh, is near Craigmillar Castle, Surgeons' Hall, University of Edinburgh, and The Queen's Hall.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Alpha Guest House Edinburgh

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

    Edinburgh - A city of memories

    A travel blog entry by blain_holidays on May 29, 2015

    53 photos

    ... sun was shining with clear blue skies which changed quickly a number of times throughout the day. To light rain and at one stage, to a sudden hail storm, that we were caught outside in but which quickly passed,and then blue skies returned again.

    After our tour we explored the museum and then more of the city as well as finding time to do a geocache which took us to a beautiful park the runs along Princess Street where we ...

    A Royal Holiday

    A travel blog entry by rickandluann on Sep 27, 2014

    2 comments, 58 photos

    ... pointed out to us on a previous walking tour including the small church the Queen attends when she is in town. The doors weren’t open today because we were told that when it is chilly the elderly volunteers do not open the doors.

    We also pop into ...

    Ghosts of Edinburgh

    A travel blog entry by jess.skellern on Jul 09, 2014

    83 photos

    ... our curiosity….

    Zarah was actually born in Scotland and spent her first 8 years in Elgin. Coming all the way from Australia and being so close we decided to take a walk down memory lane and visit her first house where she grew up. Funny to see her reaction when driving in the street and actually standing out the front. What was even better was the next door neighbor was still the same and actually had keys to Zarah’s old house (no she is not ...

    Scenic Day 18

    A travel blog entry by jas20j on May 17, 2014

    2 comments, 7 photos

    ... Close to the Castle is pedestrian only access so we walked the up to the entrance via cobbled stone pavement, passed the sloped entry where the Edinburg Tattoo was being erected for later in the year and into the castle.

    After a brief guided tour with Stewart we joined the line to see the Scottish Royal crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny which sits beneath the coronation chair. Visitors can ...

    Edinburgh and Day Trips

    A travel blog entry by margarethilson on Aug 21, 2013

    2 comments, 5 photos

    ... The whole thing revolved around whether or not Henry’s second wife Anne Bolyne was recognized as his wife in the eyes of the church and whether or not Elizabeth was considered legitimate or born "on the wrong side of the blanket". All of this debate was taking place at the time of tremendous religious struggle between the “new” protestant religion and the established Catholic one. Elizabeth absolutely recognized Mary’s claim ...