Borthwick Castle

North Middleton, North Middleton, Midlothian, Scotland, EH23 4QY, United Kingdom | Castle
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This castle, located in the Prestonfield area of North Middleton, is near Surgeons' Hall, Craigmillar Castle, The Queen's Hall, and University of Edinburgh.
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A little bit of everything

A travel blog entry by jsloftus508 on Aug 14, 2014

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... to unlock it but warn us about the Mackenzie poltergeist at the same time. He took the entire group( about 50 people) into this small monument to tell us the story of the poltergeist. He also made all the women come up front because the poltergeist hatted women and wanted them to have easy access should they experience anything. Of course this was just a set up for what was coming. He had someone jump out and scare the group, it was very effective. The tour wrapped ...

The Weekend

A travel blog entry by lil.wombat on Aug 03, 2014

... When I had looked through the fringe guide there was one show in particular that I really wanted to see, and it was showing this afternoon. So I checked online if I could still get tickets (I could). Decided I would go see the show. The venue is in a part of the town I hadn't been to yet, so I took a slightly long way around to get to the venue from the bus stop but I still got there. Joined the box office queue to get my tickets ...

Day 15 Innerleithen to Edinburgh 34.2 miles

A travel blog entry by sueblaikie on Jun 14, 2014

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Drizzle, mizzle as we left Backcroft B & B but it soon cleared as we started the long slow climb over the Moorfoots. We did this 5 years ago but didn't remember it being such a long climb. Passed some men from Ashington in Northumberland doing the Coast and Castles ride (Newcastle to Edinburgh) to raise money for a rare disease which had affected the child of one of the ...

Old city

A travel blog entry by katemoloney88 on Aug 30, 2013

... past crops and tonnes of wild flowers. It was lovely! In Edinburg we had the best time. Far more interesting and historic then Glasgow. We spent the first part of the morning at camera obstructa which was a building full of visual illusions and a history of the city. In old town, the Main Street known as high street has the castle and palace at either end of the street. Off high street or the royal mile ...

Athens of the north

A travel blog entry by twovines on Aug 15, 2013

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... s walking frames, always made two inches wider than the door frames so that the infants could not wander out to the stone staircase.

Near the bottom of the Royal Mile we see a formal garden and, set in the pavement are some markers showing the place of the city wall, beyond which was church-owned land. Hence its name: Canongate. Opposite is a pub called World's End, so called because this was at the city gate and for those that lived here then, it was the ...