Abbey Lodge Hotel

137 Drum Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH17 8RJ, United Kingdom | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

Seafood Extravaganza!

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk

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... got so big that eventually they closed off the ceiling, essentially burying the buildings underground, and built on top. So where we went down into what seemed to be a basement, it is actually the natural ground space. Very interesting and eye opening to see how people lived. Once that was finished we trekked across princess street and had a lovely lunch at Jaimie Oliver's ...

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by ashnloz

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... In the morning we walked up Calton Hill where the national monument stands. It is also a great view of the city! We wandered back down through New Town, which isn't that new by our standards! There were some nice pedestrian streets and we arrived at a seat looking at the castle just before 1pm, in time for the gun to go off. It's and old tradition for the gun to go off from the castle every day except Sundays to allow the towns people to keep their timepieces running ...

Craigmillar Castle

A travel blog entry by eric.suzy

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... and Craigmillar Castle was left behind. It wasn't until 1949 that one of the Gilmour descendants entrusted the castle to the state.
We walked the Innocent Rail Trail to Craigmillar Castle, about 4 miles from our apartment and lucked out with great weather for touring and taking pictures of the many nooks, crannies, and secret passages! ...

Late summer travel for some castle's and Scotch.

A travel blog entry by arautmann

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... the castle as well as the Scotish Crown Jewels. No pictures allowed just like the ones in the Tower of London. There are also many places to have panoramic views of the city below.

Near the exit of the castle take a tour at the Scotish Whiskey Experience. A quick ten minute ride in a whiskey barrel and a presentation of different sctoch produced in the country,and you can taste a variety of scotch. Further ...

Athens of the north

A travel blog entry by twovines

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... side streets that lead to interesting locations we would probably have missed.

Near the top of the Royal Mile is Gladstone's Land, a very interesting tenement building owned by the National Trust for Scotland (NTS). We start off in the shop at the bottom which sold cloth, spices and small ale. We learn that the Scottish always measured a yard as 37 inches rather than 36. The reason being that to sell under the yard would be regarded as cheating. The ...

Location

This hostel, located in the Gilmerton area of Edinburgh, is near Craigmillar Castle, Butterfly and Insect World, Newbattle Golf Club, and Kings Acre Golf Course.
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