Abbotshead House

40 Minto Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2BR, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh beautiful!

A travel blog entry by karenmorlock


... shops, restaurants and hotels.

From there we toured around the city seeing both the old and new parts. We learned that Robert Louis Stevenson lived on the new side of town and J.K. Rowling is a current resident and her children attend school in Edinburgh. Her husband still works and is one of the anesthesiologists at one of the local hospitals.

After completing out tour with Allon, we had free time ...

Military Tattoo

A travel blog entry by janetanne


... who were so graceful and the Highland dancers so colourful and always make you smile and want to tap your feet. The Koreans were amazing drummers both male and female. The beautiful Korean dancers absolutely glided around the stage as if they were on roller skates, so graceful, they reminded me of butterflies. The Mexicans were extremely colourful and loud and included a dance routine by ...

Georgie Porgie

A travel blog entry by katemc55


... James, who became James 1 of Britain!
We learn about 'Georgie Porgie puddin and pie' being George 111 when he visited Edinburgh, he was a rather large man with very bad breath, which certainly made the local girls cry when he danced with them... The statue erected of him is rather flattering, but he is wearing his kilt rather higher than the approved knee length...
The bus takes us ...

Grassmarket: Home Sweet Home!

A travel blog entry by eric.suzy


... is a long, low space below the castle rock, now lined with pubs and restaurants. It was carved out by glaciers that went around the harder volcanic rock where the castle now sits! It was chartered as a market in 1477 with corn and cattle sold here for 300 years. It is also famous for its dark history...It was the site for public executions and a stone now marks the spot of the old ...

Edifying Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by liliens


... will remain a major regret of mine for our trip.

But, I don't want to dwell on this, and prefer to describe the many wonderful things we saw and did while there. Unfortunately, we only had 2 days, not nearly enough time, given the many splendors there. Had we more days, we would have gone into the highlands and visited a loch (lake) or two, or maybe done a ghost tour, which is almost compulsory, given the reputation Edinburgh has for being full ...

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This hotel, located in the Prestonfield area of Edinburgh, is near Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, University of Edinburgh, and Doodles.
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