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

    Pipers, Castles, Dreams and Bucket Lists

    A travel blog entry by jklezok on Aug 19, 2014

    38 photos

    ... Friends and Family", how the people of Scotland have moved abroad and still kept their traditions while making friends with those around them. It is an awe inspiring show from the fly-by jet to the pipers, dancers, singers to the fireworks at the end. They have used the castle as a backdrop for a light show that enhances your experience and really ties the whole evening together. The rain had stopped and the stars shone up above to give us a perfect night for a perfect ...

    Saturday Night

    A travel blog entry by mauveme on Nov 02, 2013


    ... than sitting at the kitchen table which is on a tiled floor! And the heaters downstairs are on very low.

    Had some signs of condensation from the sky-light above the bed, running down the walls... Emailed my landlord's Mother on Thu night. No response as yet but have taken photos. And may have found a temporary solution - bought a packet of 3-dishwashing-cloths. Two of which I have folded up ...

    Reflection and responsibility

    A travel blog entry by janetanne on Jul 10, 2013

    4 comments, 15 photos

    OMG it's scorching here! Honestly when you see 24-26 degrees you think that's not hot but I have to say it is. I was scooting about not giving a thought to sunscreen, didn't even bring any and now I am sunburnt!!! Hopefully I won't peel. This weather looks like hanging about all week which is sensational. It's light until late too so you can still be sitting out enjoying the sunshine at 8pm. I hear you lot in Oz are finding ...

    Glasgow and Holyhead

    A travel blog entry by lrbeard on Feb 02, 2013

    4 comments, 2 photos

    ... the walk if it was downhill this time). It was honestly still a fair effort but we made it! We then just had to collect the tickets we had booked the night before and find our train. We had to have one 3 hour journey to Crew and then a 45minute break before we caught the second train to Holyhead. The scenery on the first train was nice lots of wide open paddocks and heaps and heaps of those wind towers like the ones down at woolnorth. I watched a couple of episodes as well and ...

    Great Museum and Lovely Gardens

    A travel blog entry by annhobbs on Jun 29, 2012

    ... Celts, Romans, Vikings and just the people who lived their in early Scotland. There was a number of hords found, excavated jewelry, with locations on maps showing where it was found. Coins, bits of pottery, even the remnants of a Viking boat, and recents from a tent used. Much the displays were done in such a way that weaves you through those times.  Next was natural history showing geology and flora and fauna. Many animals are already extinct in Scotland, from man ...