Thistle House

1 Kilmaurs Terrace , Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 5BZ, United Kingdom | B&B
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The Real Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by benstevens


... dancing. Regina explained it as a sort of dance where you meet as many partners as you can by moving and swapping in a large group as a way of socialising. It's some sort of traditional Irish thing (strange that I never heard about it in Ireland) but I was keen to involve myself if I could anyway. Sadly, the bartender there told me that they no longer do it, for the simple reason the football was on most nights, and people would rather watch the game than dance. It ...


A travel blog entry by ncorkhill


... peat and long stretches of green pasture you might expect, but I'm sure I will do that in the future in my search for the Loch Ness Monster on another trip. I'm glad we made this stop and saw Scotland, the sound of bagpipes and sight of kilts will definitely be a fun memory to have. One stop left. Crazy to utter those words but it's true. Trip nostalgia is starting to set in and I can't keep myself from being a bit sad ...

Falkirk wheel

A travel blog entry by karenneely

what an amazing piece of machinery. We hopped on a boat and got taken to the top, then along a canal through a tunnel and turned around and came back. The lady who was the helmswoman was a real hoot and we played up to her. Her train of telling us the health and safty on board was dont follow her, and if you hear her scream take evasive action.
So tired today . dunno ...

Edinburgh - Day 2

A travel blog entry by cpeirson


We woke up this morning to a bit of 'the mist' but it quickly cleared to a beautiful sunny day. Mick and I enjoyed a beautiful panoramic drive to The Trossachs which means 'wee list of hills' or mini-highlands. We learned a lot about the area's history as well as viewing some absolutely gorgeous scenery!

In Newhaven, which is a port city near Leith, we saw the old two story row houses along the shore. They each had a balcony where the servants would ...

Spring Break 2013: Edinburgh - Day 7

A travel blog entry by mikaelkris26


... to go to dinner that night. Instead I stayed at the hotel and hung out with Max and some members of our group downstairs. We were chatting about our day and what we are planning for the days to come over a free bottle of wine, that Max was so kind to give us. This little pow-wow allowed for us to get closer and learn a little bit more about each other. All in all, today has been a very good day and I cannot wait for what tomorrow has in store. Until then, ...

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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 Craigmillar Park Golf Club.
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