Edinburgh Thistle Hotel

59 Manor Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 7EG, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $142.00

Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

Day at Lindisfarne

A travel blog entry by kathmom


... known for their Christian art, especially the Landisfarne Gospels, a beautifully illuminated manuscript and the oldest surviving Gospels with English translation. The original is at the British Library, but there is a nice display here, with "pages" you can turn electronically to see some of the highlights. I have always loved calligraphy and illuminated writings, so it was amazing to see how these were made by one monk, Eadfrith, and to read about the ...

Edinburgh: History Abound

A travel blog entry by younginmotion


... talking tour via walkies-talkie's handed out at the entrance, from the Queen's chambers and bedroom. Almost more medieval than Edinburgh castle, the palace was a labyrinth of narrow winding staircases and rooms covered in painted portraits, held in gilded gold frames. It was the definition of 1500s luxury. The highlights were seeing a lock of Mary's real hair (which my boyfriend later found to be exceedingly creepy) and the oldest remaining part of the building, ...

Get on ya Shanks Pony

A travel blog entry by rebecca.taylor


... in the bar.

Once again we returned to the room to find that the lights were out and everyone was asleep. Gah. Lamo again! And so into bed we scuttle and thus ends another day.

Oh Claire doesn't want me to mention how much of a junker she is but i tell you all day it was spot the patisserie, lolly shop, ice cream shop and cake menu.... She is insatiable with sweets.

Right now i am on the train to Inverness and we have chocolates and percy pigs.... Sigh.

Blog blog blog

A travel blog entry by janetanne


... I remember reading him as a child when my Nanna would send his comic books to Oz for us.

Adam and I headed of to the Edinburgh Foodies Festival on Sunday and had a fantastic time...... Though after 10 mins there being assaulted by the aromas of all the amazing foods that were cooking we realised we should have given breakfast a big miss. Loads of organic foods and most of the produce was local and fresh. Trying to decide what to have for lunch was ...


A travel blog entry by djsuchomelly


... safely and trouble-free in Edinburgh.

While in the pub we were met with the predicted rain as a steady downpour began outside. It slowed just as we were ready to leave, so we decided to find our way to Princes Street, the main shopping district just across from Edinburgh Castle. We managed to get off a couple of photos of the castle in between showers, wandered through a street market, and ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Haymarket area of Edinburgh, is near Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Dean Gallery, St. Mary's Cathedral, and Institut Francais D'Ecosse.
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