Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel

9 Haddington Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH7 4AL, United Kingdom | Hostel
Prices starting from $39.00
 

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A true Scottish Castle and experience

A travel blog entry by pegardyne on Jul 28, 2013

This morning we walked through the Scottish rain which wasn't as heavy as yesterday and met up with Bruce and Katelin again to look around the castle which was impressive on top of the hill. It was well set up with quite a few small different areas set up as they would have been. One of the most interesting areas was the prison which was mostly …

Familiar places and faces

A travel blog entry by pegardyne on Jul 27, 2013

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Today we packed our lives into our wee car and headed to the Ouseburn valley to have a tour through a Victorian era tunnel. It was built in the 1830's to cart coal from the mine to the port, it was 2&1/4 miles long and 6 foot wide. During the second world war it was used as a deep underground shelter with bomb blast walls and extra entrances …

Rafting Down the River Tay

A travel blog entry by jessicachizen

So I went white water rafting near Perthshire, Scotland, which is about 2 hours outside of Edinburgh. I have been rafting before in Costa Rica,and the American River at home, so I was pretty excited to be able to go rafting in Scotland (I mean, not many people get to say they've done that!)

We bundled up in a million different layers - wet suit, wet suit jacket, life vest, helmet, gloves, wet ...

Edinburgh Castle & Britannia Yacht

A travel blog entry by chorsman

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... Braveheart--apparently the part about painting themselves blue is true.

The best part as far as I was concerned was visiting the castle. It sits high above the city and we got to wander around within it and look out over the city and thru the turret holes and pretend we were firing the cannons. There is even a pet cemetery up there where ...

New Plans for trip across Europe - in 4weeks time!

A travel blog entry by kim.donaldson

... last saw each other so it was really nice that we could just pick up where we left off - and it has made me even more determined to stay in contact with friends which I have been very bad at doing...until now! Last but not least, Marc and I have been planning the wedding...yes, that sentence did include Marc's name - you're not imagining things! I think we have actually reached the stage where we can't do too much more on it until we come home! But at least by planning as much ...

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This hostel, located in the Slateford area of Edinburgh, is near Gorgie City Farm, Murrayfield Ice Rink, FountainPark, and Carricknowe Golf Course.
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