Cowgate Tourist Hostel

Address: 96 - 112 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1JN, United Kingdom | Hostel
 
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This hostel, located in the Old Town area of Edinburgh, is near Museum of Scotland, Royal Museum, Highland Experience Tours, and Loch Ness Discovery Centre.
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    Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

    Castles, Ghosts, and Whisky (Edinburgh)

    A travel blog entry by b.mcintyre23 on Nov 21, 2013

    44 photos

    ... of the city. I even brought my camera on to the ride with me to snap a few good pictures! I was wrong. The seats are held up by chains, and it is the kind of ride that somehow gets folded down into a truck that can drive away.. So it seemed pretty sketchy to go on. I started to get nervous once we sat down. But by the time we got to the top, the stupid seats were swinging soooo much, and making screachy (is that a word?) sounds, and I was screaming my ...

    The Festival City

    A travel blog entry by burkley on Aug 08, 2013

    24 photos

    ... Inside the crown room the centre pieces; crown, sceptre, sword and stone of destiny are displayed as well as the history of their origins and meanings. Interestingly the Crown Jewels went into storage for more than 100 years as they were no longer needed and unlike most things when the case was reopened everything was as it was.

    Leaving the castle and seeing the set up for the Military Tattoo we were kicking ourselves we hadn't bought tickets as it ...

    2nd Update

    A travel blog entry by maccaj8 on May 06, 2013

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... br> Did you know there is no parachute regiment in the Scottish army?...is a bit of a shame that...
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    Oh, to be royalty

    A travel blog entry by frankenichols on Sep 20, 2012

    58 photos

    ... of him as an astronaut. This was quite a day for Colm.

  • Next a robot arm spelled out Colm's name. He insisted I videoed the routine so he could show his friends.
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  • Out & About in Edinburgh

    A travel blog entry by carsey53 on Sep 18, 2012

    16 photos

    ... day in The Elephant House Coffee Shop and some of the names in the book are taken from gravestones in the cemetery and the private school beside the cemetery bears a strong resemblance to Hogwarts. The graveyard is also associated with Greyfriars Bobby, a loyal dog who guarded his master John Gray's grave for 13 years. They say this may only be a myth but a lovely story none the less. There is a statue of him (Greyfriars Bobby) outside ...