Ailsa Craig Hotel

24 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH7 5AH, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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Edinburgh Day One

A travel blog entry by heymann


Our first full day in Edinburgh turned out to be just that - a full day! We started with a traditional Scottish breakfast of eggs, bacon, hash browns, beans, tomatoes, mushrooms, and toast. Then we walked about a mile from New Town over to the Royal Mile.

The Fringe Festival was just getting underway. We meandered through the crowds, …

Edinburgh Day Two

A travel blog entry by heymann


Our first order of business for the day was a trip to the tire (tyre) shop to fix Sir Alfred. We nervously but successfully navigated the couple of miles to the shop, where they told us they were back-logged and wouldn't be able to replace the tire for a few hours. So we went for a walk in the rain and found a great little neighborhood coffee shop …

Drive to Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by heymann


We left Oxford and headed up towards Scotland, which is apparently known as "The North" based on the signs along M1. This sounded very ominous to us, like in Game of Thrones. Winter is coming.

The ~400 mile drive through the English countryside was beautiful. We crossed several moors covered in fog near the Scottish border, which added to …

Edinburgh: History Abound

A travel blog entry by younginmotion


Before I left Toronto, a friend of mine who'd been to Scotland asked me to email her a description of my reaction upon arriving in Edinburgh. Weeks later, when the bus pulled in to Edinburgh station, I understood why. I found Edinburgh to be the most "European" of the cities I visited in Scotland. Ornate buildings, old ruins, uncountable art galleries and museums and a castle on a hill; it was perfect. The honest and authentic bagpipes blared in the streets, and ...

Bagpipes, Kilts and a Wee Bit of Scotch

A travel blog entry by europe2.0


... minutes late but the flight time was only 45 minutes so we still arrived on Friday afternoon with plenty of time. Overall, for short flights, Ryan Air is the way to go.

After checking into our hotel, we did a tour of the Scotch Whiskey Experience. We visited the Jameson Whiskey Distillery on Thanksgiving so I was interested to see if we would like scotch or Irish whiskey better. At the Jameson Distillery, they allow you to try ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the New Town area of Edinburgh, is near Calton Hill, Edinburgh Playhouse, Playhouse Theatre, and Nelson Monument.
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    Ailsa Craig
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Royal Terrace
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom