The Laurels Guest House

320 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH17 7PR, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Home of the Bonnie Scots

A travel blog entry by peter_cheryl19


Breakfast as early as we could today and on the bus into the city centre. Cold with steady rain - we were undetered! Walked up the Edinburgh Castle crossimg the open space used for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Spent a few hours checking out the many attractions - in and out of the rain as we moved from building to building. Enjoyed display of the …

On the road again ... a castle worth waiting for.

A travel blog entry by peter_cheryl19


(Back 'on line' after a few days without internet - will post diary for our days in highlands when we get access to another computer -this one does not have required capability to cut and paste!)
Time to leave the very north and say goodbye to our wonderful country lodge. Like most of our accommodation, comfortably warm inside, but this morning …

St Andrews - home of golf, grief & good pub grub.

A travel blog entry by peter_cheryl19


Had a great B&B breakfast and a chat with Jill the owner - got the history of the house - now 111 years old. Beautiful morning with clear blue skies - but cold. Temperature of 3 as we drove out of Edinburgh but got down to 1 on a number of occassions during our drive to and from St Andrews. Any moisture quickly forms into ice particles on …

From Edinburgh with love

A travel blog entry by taydubois

... named Kelly, who was from Toronto. She was studying abroad in Ireland and decided to travel around Scotland by herself. The more we talked to her the more we liked her. Kathleen and I had both decided in our minds to ask her to come out with us, just when she asked if she could tag along. Great minds think alike! We headed out to dinner at Maggie Dickson's pub. Here's Maggie's story...she had a baby out of wedlock (which was highly illegal back in the 1700s.) The baby died ...

Edinburgh in a Day

A travel blog entry by richardsandra


No time to rest today as we only have one day in Edinburgh. The plan was to start the day by visiting Edinburgh Castle. Many other tourists obviously had the same idea. It is very late in the season yet there are tourist everywhere in Edinburgh. I can't imagine how many people must be here in summer. Our Edinburgh Castle visit proved to be a half day activity as there was so much to see. The castle is really a museum capturing the history of Scotland's Royalty and military since ...

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This hotel, located on 320 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, is near Craigmillar Castle, Butterfly and Insect World, Newbattle Golf Club, and Kings Acre Golf Course.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding