Avon Hotel

Address: 1-2 Spence Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 5AG, United Kingdom | Inn
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This inn, located in the Prestonfield area of Edinburgh, is near Arthur's Seat, Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, and University of Edinburgh.
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Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

William Wallace, His Monument, Part 1

A travel blog entry by laurenmichaud on Sep 28, 2014

12 photos

... Braveheart." It was a smash hit.

The country of Scotland, in its fifteen-hundred-year struggle to set itself apart from its dominant neighbor to the south, belatedly recognized the contribution of William Wallace to that effort and built a towering national monument to its national hero: construction was completed in 1869.

William Wallace fought all of his battles in the 1200s in Scotland, most around the town of Sterling, ...

First trip.

A travel blog entry by toniiixx on Aug 02, 2014

... hostel was joining in these games, there was a bar downstairs where we all headed too. We had a few drinks here, this was more of an 'old persons bar' we was the youngest here, after a while we all left here and walked around the city in search of another bar or club or something from the comedy festival, there was some cabarey shows but these didn't start until midnight, we found a few bars to pass the time, at midnight we got some seats to watch the show. The man started ...

Whisky, Wedding Venues, Castles and Abbeys

A travel blog entry by dbworld2see on Jul 19, 2014

2 comments, 15 photos

... as the preferred royal residence in Scotland for a number of Monarchs. This was by far the most impressive castle we have toured yet as it has been almost completely restored so you had a chance to really take in how large and lavish these places would have been, especially back in the 1500's!

One piece of advice we had been given is that on our drive from Stirling to Edinburgh we should keep our eye ...

In the Footsteps of Royality - Past and Present

A travel blog entry by deb.nicholls56 on May 16, 2014

4 photos

... We were chatting so much that we firstly got on the wrong
bus! The fare is paid to the driver, but he does not touch the money, nor does
he give change! Luckily a woman behind me helped me with this!!! Thank goodness
for the friendly locals!

The Royal Yacht Britannia was the ‘home’ to Queen Elizabeth for over 40 years and it has ‘sailed’ over 1 million miles around the world. The tour price includes an ...

Allaha Ismarladik Turkey!

A travel blog entry by dabby1 on Apr 27, 2014

1 comment

Goodbye Turkey! Unfortunately its home time, and jumping on our 8am shuttle means our trip is coming to an end. There was a marathon in Istanbul this morning, so its a fun cobble-stone ride through the back streets of Istanbul to get to the Ataturk Airport. Poor Kev isn't so happy and the bumpy ride gets the better of him.  An easy 4 hour flight home, and I scoff the last of my Turkish delight and enjoy a final ...

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