The Conifers Guest House

56 Pilrig St., Edinburgh, Scotland, EH6 5AS, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Adventures in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas on Jul 25, 2014

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... sites. Our next destination was Holyrood Palace which is where the queen and the royals stay when they are in Scotland. We parked just outside the palace but walked less than a block from the Palace to see the current Scottish Parliament which is in a very contemporary building. We were there only long enough to see the debating chamber. Then we went to the palace and toured it. Yves told us all kinds of stories. Holyrood means Holy ...

A Royal Flush

A travel blog entry by traveleasy on May 27, 2014

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... the ship received no official funding or backing and were totally reliant on income from visitors.

We were allowed into most of the rooms on the ship. Was amazed to see in the Queen's bedroom that she used a very tiny single bed - as did Prince Philip. The commentary said that there was a very strict hierarchy on board the ship - The Royals and/or their guests, the officers and then everyone else. We were surprised that ...

Back to London to follow the Pilgrims

A travel blog entry by sindlen on Jan 11, 2014

Another breakfast at the hotel and a long chat with the Australian manager. After checking out our first stop was a large model shop on the way into town. I had noticed a cute store further down the street so I headed there. However, the paving further down the road, outside the concert hall, was very icy so I headed back to the model shop! We had our morning cup of tea at the film house opposite the model shop. Ian noted that the cinema cafe had 17 beers on tap. As we walked down ...

Athens of the North

A travel blog entry by rozzij on Aug 27, 2013

1 comment, 6 photos

... of the white. We started with a traditional Scotch Broth which was made on rolled oats and lentils and really tasty. I had the Salmon and veges (the Salmon was extraordinary) and Garry had the Duck which wasn't Duck L'orange but Duck with an orange based gravy and veges. Again it was excellent. We finished with a Scottish desert called Cranachan which was a dark chocolate basket filled with berries and cream & whisky. ...

Edinburgh Day One

A travel blog entry by heymann on Aug 23, 2013

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... with some of our favorite soundtrack instrumentals, and the massed Scottish pipe bands were awesome. It's hard to explain the feeling you get when surrounded by hundreds of pipers in full Highland Regalia playing Scotland the Brave; it is both exciting and intense. The Tattoo concluded with all of the bands returning to play Auld Lang Syne, with the entire audience singing along to the words projected onto the castle. Overall, it was an amazing experience that will not soon be ...

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This hotel, located in the Leith area of Edinburgh, is near Old Town, Blair Castle, Greyfriars Bobby Memorial, and Brass Rubbing Centre.
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