Highfield Guest House

83 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 3AE, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
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The Royal Mile ~ Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by lorirudolph


As I walked down The Royal Mile, I saw giant grandstands being prepared for the Military Tattoo. Edinburgh was often referred to as "Auld Reekie", but today the smell of roast beef and the sweet saltiness from the Firth of Forth filled the air.

Along the way, I popped into The “Wee” Whisky Shop and had a good look around. I …

Stirling Castle ~ Steeped in history

A travel blog entry by lorirudolph


When approaching Stirling Castle, a monument of Robert the Bruce greets you; however, this was also the home of the Stewart Kings and Queens from Scotland and their royal court. Mary Queen of Scots was crowned at Stirling Castle in 1542.

Stirling Castle sits atop Castle Hill, and is surrounded by a trio of steep cliffs. It was built over …

Edinburgh Castle ~ The Jewel of Scotland's Crown

A travel blog entry by lorirudolph


Breakfast was eaten at 8:30 a.m. It was shortly thereafter I left Kirknewton and headed off towards Edinburgh Castle. It was a cool morning, light drizzle with a moderate temperature of 23 degrees.

I arrived at Waverley Station, and bought my ticket to take a sightseeing bus tour. I sat at the front, in the top level of the double decker …


A travel blog entry by hralbee


... unfortunately). Back to the bar it was and there was live music. Since the seating was limited, we actually had to sit on the stage which was hilarious because the spotlight was on us and our friend Shannon (from Canada, but lives in London now) that we met. It was our job to pick the songs for him to sing and we enjoyed listening to the music and the crazy stories that Shannon was telling us of her travels.

Friday morning, we were off bright and ...

Harlem you what !

A travel blog entry by chrisandgail

... in the area which is part and parcel of what is termed the “gentrification” of the area. This goes hand in hand with the price of housing and the change in the areas demographic. Although this might be great for tourism and for the image, which in turn attracts investment, you have to wonder to what expense. Harlem is an area with a rich history of working class struggle particularly from an Afro American and immigrant ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 83 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh, is near Greyfriars Church, Bannockburn Battlefield and Heritage Centre, The Meadows, and Malleny Garden.
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding