Adam Hotel

19 Lansdowne Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH12 5EH, United Kingdom | Inn

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Day Seven - Wheel of Fortune

A travel blog entry by needlemind


... on Edinburgh... Did I mention the complimentary decanter of sherry in our 4 poster room? We quickly unloaded the car and then swapped our Chelsea Tractor for an all day bus pass into the City Centre... First off we headed straight to a National Trust of Scotland attraction 'The Georgian House' which was really good. Very much in the style of Robert Adams who we are keen fans of... We're thinking of employing him to decorate and furnish my ...

Just call me Queen of the Scots

A travel blog entry by bmenke


... killed his only friend and drank his blood.ew Also, if you have ever heard of Greyfriar' s Bobby by Disney was based off a real dog from this city. It is on my must see watch list when I return.

We went to the Edinburgh castle which sits on a dormant volcano. It was beautiful from the outside, but a waste of money to go in as there was slot blocked off and not much to see. That night we went to a pub crawl tour. We got a free shot at each pub we went to. ...

Free day in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by mardi2013

So it is currently 4.56pm and I'm laying on my be in the hotel with my shoes off because my feet hurt. Today I woke up about 9 and caught the bus into the city center by about 10/10.30. I was by myself so I went straight to Edinburgh castle to try and find contiki people because I knew that quite a few people were going there first. As I walked to the front of the castle I found Ramsey and Jacki (I didn't want to really walk around with Ramsey coz he is a little but ...

Athens of the north

A travel blog entry by twovines


... have become the shopping zone, the remainder have maintained their Robert Adam designed facades in a similar manner to Bath. It is the Grecian style of these facades that earned Edinburgh the title 'Athens of the North'.

One of these houses, on Charlotte Square, is owned by the NTS and is kept in its early 1800's style. Here we learn about serving dishes in the French or Russian style, why dinner time was moved from 2pm to 5pm, and that a Georgian ...


A travel blog entry by rainyfly


... the Royal Yacht Britannia. I very much enjoyed seeing this lovely old ship. I was struck by how unpretentious its appointments were. Some grandeur was required in the dining room and reception areas for entertaining important guests, but the royal family's private living areas on board were quite simple and casual in styling. Nice! We walked from our hotel to the castle ready to be seated for the Tattoo. Although the capacity crowd ...


This inn, located in the Haymarket area of Edinburgh, is near Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Dean Gallery, St. Mary's Cathedral, and FountainPark.
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