Sheridan Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free parking
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... a farm gate and then a further 3 1/2 miles through paddocks (on a sealed one lane road) to get to a magnificent vantage point near the St Abbs lighthouse where we had great views up and down the coast. All un-signposted but apparently a legit road. There were two other cars there when we arrive and lots of people walking there. Walking, or rambling as it is called here, is a very popular passtime. The towns & landscape are also dotted ...
... a hostel, which is true. We had been going all day and the last days of school were catching up with Will, who was asleep in seconds and didn't awake for another 4 hours. Although a very earlier end to the day, we also had an early start and had already explored plenty of Edinburgh. There wasn't a TV in our room, a luxury I had become accustomed too, and this the night, at least while Will was sleeping, passed slowly, with me taking the chance to catch up on all my blog ...
... rooms gazing at paintings big and small, famous and ... not so much. I can't get over the size of some of these works, it's hard to fathom how the artist even managed to get to the middle of the canvas in some of the larger paintings but alas they obviously managed. I'm not a massive art connoisseur myself but 'Art Gallery' by Willem (Guillam) Van Haecht was probably my favourite painting in all of Europe. Either way it was still raining when we left the ...
... conditions led to many rich people leaving the city for London. In 1752 a leaflet was printed to try to encourage the wealthy to stay in the city. Over ten years later the competition to design a New Town, to attract the wealthy back to Edinburgh, was launched. The winner was James Craig, whose design inspired the New Town's grid like system of streets (including Princes Street and Queen Street, named to celebrate the Act of Union). Building began in 1767 and, what ...
... time ...