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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Edinburgh - Day 2

A travel blog entry by sasi_lassies on Jun 24, 2015

1 comment, 12 photos

... occasional drizzle. After the tour concludes we explore different areas of the castle. Where they. Kept the prisoners and looked at the intricate drawings carved into the wooden doors. The Crown Jewels - WOW - these are loan from the queen until the next crowning - whoever that may be. Recently the victory at Waterloo was celebrated and the flags flown then we're on display and when this display finishes they will ever (apparently) be displayed in public again due to the deterioration ...

Auld Reekie

A travel blog entry by briennestephen on Mar 23, 2015

7 photos

  • Arrived in Edinburgh late as there was a disruption on the train lines and we were herld up nin Newcastle ft or over over an hour. Loving our first impressions. Grand old buildings, cobbled streets in places, towering churches and fascinating shops - my favorite so far being a gift shop ...

Farewell to balmy Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by stedders on Nov 06, 2014

4 comments, 8 photos

... in the displays as Edinburgh was a centre of clock making during this period. After our tour and out in the weather again and we continued to walk down the Royal Mile. One of the looming landmarks of Edinburgh is the hill Arthurs Seat. We felt a climb up the path to the top of the hill, called the Radical Road, would a provide a great final view of the city. The path was made in the early 19th century as ...

Stirling Castle, Brave Heart

A travel blog entry by hunterstrip on Aug 20, 2014

4 comments, 4 photos

... it looked really cold.We got back on the bus for our ride back to Edinburgh. It was a really long day and we were all pretty tired. On the walk back to the apartment we found a nice Italian restaurant (there seems to be a lot of Italian restaurants here for some reason) and had a great dinner.All in all it was an interesting day and I learned a lot about the Scottish wars (they had lots of them).
Thursday 21st August
well today is the day we have all been ...

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 ...

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