A1 Playfair House Hostel

Address: 8 Blenheim Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH7 5JH, United Kingdom | Hostel
 
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Location

This hostel, located in the Leith area of Edinburgh, is near Calton Hill, Edinburgh Playhouse, Playhouse Theatre, and Nelson Monument.
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

Day 9 - Museum of Scotland

A travel blog entry by adamis on Feb 09, 2015

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... undergoing some renovations at the moment, so there's a number of galleries that are closed until 2016, when everything will be ready for the museum's 150th anniversary. Still, there was plenty to see, including an exhibition on video games, which was quite interesting (and put on by the ACMI in Melbourne funnily enough). Thanks to the renovations I didn't get to see Dolly, the first cloned sheep, but one of their more interesting ...

Weird,Wacky,and Wonderful

A travel blog entry by donnaleibham on Aug 11, 2014

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... of all kinds mixing with tourists, media and shopkeepers selling their wares. all in good fun and a festive spirit. We found sanctuary from the madness in the St. Giles Cathedral where a piano duet performed beautifully while we rested our tired feet. We eventually made our way back to our abode weary from the ups and downs of the day to a well deserved cocktail and late dinner. And so our first day in Edinburgh came to an end in a slow descent into a deep slumber.
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Land of the Scots

A travel blog entry by rache1ann on Jun 26, 2014

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... S (Marcs and Spencer) and devoured fruit salads of fresh raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, nectarines, watermelon…ahh was simply delish and much needed. Our healthy breakfast was followed up with a decent hike up to Carlton Hill, to grasp a better view of the town. And what a view it was…… We climbed The Monument with slight difficulty and decided that we should attempt to tackle the climb up to Arthur's Seat, which is the highest point ...

UK to Scotland

A travel blog entry by sarahandrich on Jun 15, 2014

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... no place local for touring campers so had move on further afield. The lady was more than helpful and gave us a list of sites that were within 6 - 15 mile Rich chose and phoned a site called Golden Sands Holiday Park, they had room, were reasonably priced so off we went. We arrived and paid for one night, found our given lot and was quite pleased as we were next to the sea. You could hear the waves and smell the sea air..lovely. We had a little walk round and found a game room, ...

Close shave in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by sindlen on Jan 10, 2014

... the building so we could recall that it had been an orphanage, which was the reason for the high banisters on the stairs and the round windows which allowed the staff to watch the children in the common areas. It is a lovely building (we have the advantage of not living there). There was an excellent exhibition of J D Fergusson which we all enjoyed. We then headed to part one of the gallery - outside there was a lovely art work - the soil ...