Borthwick Castle

Address: 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 Craigmillar Castle, Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, and University of Edinburgh.
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Travel Blogs from North Middleton

8th July

A travel blog entry by uktrip on Jul 08, 2015

... a beautiful job and as he was finishing and he and Tommo were chatting, Vlad in the neighbouring flat came out to see what was happening and the subject of our difficulty with WiFi came up. Vlad immediately offered to allow us to ride theirs and shared his password. Goodwill and cooperation are wonderful things. Tomorrow is due to be fine and we will go out and continue to clear up the garden. Who knows? We may have created a paradise before we leave but someone ...


A travel blog entry by uktrip on Jun 24, 2015

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... dog walkers reminded me of those old paintings often discarded in charity shops of just such a scene. We are really happy that they have it on their doorstep because we have often worried about the girls getting enough vitamin D. Meg flew off the bus in a whirl of plaits and school bag, delivered us a quick hug and then scaled the stone fence and charged into the park with several of her friends including a lovely young boy who was very ...

Exploring Edinburgh Castle

A travel blog entry by jessielewcock on Jan 18, 2015

... were found that explained the hiding if the Honours in the castle grounds under a medieval lavatory room in David's Tower (so technically underneath a throne...) during the Second World War during fears they would be prized pieces if the Nazis managed to invade. They were only dug up after the war ended. Crazy, cool stuff! Finally, we visited the National War Memorial. It is at the heart of the castle grounds and was built in 1927. It is honestly and wholeheartedly ...

Edinburgh Day Two

A travel blog entry by diarter on Aug 21, 2014

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After a sumptuous Scottish Breakfast at Novotel where two bus loads of travelers were off on Trafalgar Tours, I made my way down the road to Hex The Techie People. No Fix No Pay. Lo and behold ! Dom's partner had appeared to fix the problem whereby all Blogs are working, being delivered and now updated to present. Tonight we have a meet and greet with Trafalgar Tour Best ...

Shakespeare, rain and more rain.

A travel blog entry by jsloftus508 on Aug 03, 2014

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... this was the most perfect spot in all of Edinburgh. You have a view of old town, new town, Scottish hills, leith( harbor). Literally perfect views of everything. I can hardly describe it in words. I will attach a few pictures for you to see. I was able to climb 143 stairs to the top of Nelson tower and it gave me the most wonderful view. Of course it rained while I was there and then the sun came out and then it rained again. It was also windy, ...