Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
... days we have admired the parkland and huge escarpment just outside our front door. Today we climbed to the top of Salisbury Crags. It took me ages, with lots of stops to catch my breath, but I did it. Unfortunately it looks due west into the sun, so we couldn't see the city very well, but it was spectacular. Terry wouldn't let me go too close to the edge to take photos.
Now I am sitting on the lounge having a glass of wine.
... local" supermarket about 10mins walk from the Airbnb unit I stayed at for the earlier part of the week. So should last me a while until I find the next lot!
So I’m here for the next three months at least. Of course I’m not writing the address in this blog in case there’s any weirdos out there! But would love some visitors. I even have my own car spot! So let me know. Just buy some groceries for me and your stay and maybe a night out to ...
... was replaced and the land redistributed. Stone walls not only defined fields but also helped to clear them . Nonetheless the tradition of dry stone wall building is still very ancient. Stone walls marked out The Ceide Fields (see Issue 81) in Co. Mayo nearly four thousand years ago. Covering nearly five square miles some of the walls are over a mile long and about 250,000 tons of stone were used in their construction. However it is in Kerry along the Dingle Peninsula that you ...
... quick look at the outside of W.B. Yeats house, just one of Ireland's famous authors, before heading back into Howth and onto the train back to Dublin. It was a great rambling way to spend the day, out in the fresh air in beautiful surrounds!
The next few days were a bit lazy once again. I spent time picnicking and reading in St Stephen's Green, one of the main inner city parks in Dublin, donated to the city by the Guinness family, and exquisitely landscaped. I ...
... of the Georgian Architecture. It was about 6pm, and I headed down the Royal Mile. I decided to eat a quick meal, and ordered a foot long sub sandwich meal at Subway for 5 pounds. As I finished the meal, it started to rain. As I walked down the street, the rain began to pour. I ducked into a local close, where I received shelter along with about 20 others who had the same idea. The streets were not totally abandoned, as everyone had taken cover in the nearby ...
Other places to stay in Edinburgh
Balgreen, Edinburgh | Innfrom $80
South Queensferry, Edinburgh | Innfrom $110
Balgreen, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $117
Prestonfield, Edinburgh | Innfrom $124
Prestonfield, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $139
Haymarket, Edinburgh | 3 star inn
- Great hotel/and plenty hot water
- Great old house atmosphere
- Staff friendly and water hot
Leith, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $122
Blackford, Edinburgh | 4 star innfrom $131
- Not Recommended
- A lovely place to stay!
- Joyful stay at the Ben Doran
Liberton, Edinburgh | Innfrom $123
Restalrig, Edinburgh | Innfrom $71