Fiddlers Elbow

4 Picardy Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3JT, United Kingdom | Inn
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Get on ya Shanks Pony

A travel blog entry by rebecca.taylor

... social welfare. As she couldn't afford to heat her apartment in winter, she would head to the Elephant House for a coffee in the morning and she would make it last all morning and then if she had enough money she would buy another coffee for the afternoon as coffee was cheaper than heating. Anyway it was here that she got the idea for Harry Potter and started writing the books. Great story. Also the view from that coffee shop window is the kirk yard with a grave stone for ...

I have walked 500 miles..and I will walk 500 more!

A travel blog entry by sandraking


... most of the buildings would have been built by then.

Only a stone’s throw away was India Place where Elizabeth’s brother, Henry, lived and operated his tea import business.

Then, because the day was so beautiful and mild, I decided to try and beat some of the crowds and go straight to Edinburgh castle. I walked down Hanover St, up the Mound and arrived just after opening at 9.40. I then spent the next 4 ...

Last Day in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by devey6


... 8211; coconuts horse sound effects and all! (We think we even heard a cow being launched over the castle wall…)

Nice lunch at a lake side restaurant – good food great view.

On to Loch Lomond, the largest lake in Scotland (Loch = Lake). Beautiful view after a 15 minute hike up to a summit. Iain told us a traditional Scottish folk tale as we were eaten alive by little insects called ...

A Day in the Old City

A travel blog entry by djsuchomelly


... ourselves and eat a late lunch of the granola bars I'd brought from the U.S. and the apples we'd pinched from the hotel's breakfast bar that morning. Having caught our breaths a bit, we joined a guided tour of the grounds before exploring the castle on our own. Here the only place we couldn't take photos was in the room containing the Honours of Scotland (Scotland's Crown Jewels). After exploring the castle we went through all of the museums ...

Carlisle to Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by priceless


... at Hadrian's Wall and so a replacement is required. We wander into Cotswolds which is an adventure camping store. 'Alpine Warmth' proclaims the tag. Yes, it fits and it's snug and warm. Dave had been disappointed with his 'waterproof' thermal cycling gloves that were a complete failure. Tina spots a replacement, which is added to the beanie. Dave sorted, Tina is also looking for a beanie. Does this beanie make by ...

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This inn, located on 4 Picardy Place, Edinburgh, is near Balmoral Spa, Castle Rock, Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre, and Fruitmarket Gallery.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good