Abbotshead House

40 Minto Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2BR, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Land of Bagpipes and Kilts

A travel blog entry by jacquikevin


... anywhere! We arrived at Aberdeen, a fair way up on the east coast late in the afternoon and stayed at Ferryhill House/Hotel, which was once a stately home. Our host Paul was so welcoming, the amenity great and all in all our stay was memorable. Next day we followed Paul’s suggestion for our trip back to Edinburgh and drove west/south west through the Cairngorm Mountains and ski fields, following the Dee river most of the ...

So much plaid!

A travel blog entry by ldschaub


... started looking the same with similar items in all of them. It would be a lot like walking through London and only seeing items with Big Ben on them. Either way it was a blast.

Since the day was looking a bit cloudy, we decided to head into a museum for a little while and avoid any rain that might have come our way. This is when we went into the Museum of Scotland. The museum was enjoyable and about medium in size. It was featuring a ...

Athens of the North

A travel blog entry by rozzij


... We're on the way to Edinburgh. The lowland tartans are brighter than the highlands. There are 3 tartans: 1Day Tartan - worn daily 2Hunting Tartan - muted colours 3Dress Tartan - most colourful We pass Lockerbie. We drive along the Tweed River valley with purple Heather on the banks and hills, through beautiful scenery and pretty villages. Scotland is beautiful - I didn't expect it to be so beautiful. We passed through a little ...

Edinburgh = Auld Reekie and the nastiness

A travel blog entry by fendall


... of pageantry in the price of the tour. This is the annual series of performances of parade of the pipes and drums of the Scottish regiments, and is said to be quite impressive to witness. We then passed through the gates of the castle. On either side of the castle stood a statue. On the left side was that of Robert de Bruce, and the other was William Wallace, two of the best-known Scottish leaders. Under the royal coat of arms was the Latin inscription of ...

The End

A travel blog entry by paulcunningham

Back home in Scotland with my family.

I'm finding it difficult articulate my feelings about my journey. It seems in many ways much more than the distance travelled of 74,000 km through 23 countries.

I've meet a bunch of great people, some truly weird. I've done some amazing activities, seen stunning parts of the world. I've been asked what were my favourites, ...

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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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