Parklands Guest House
TripAdvisor Reviews Parklands Guest House Edinburgh
Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
... a good result at the end of the day.Having arrived in Colombo it was soon apparent that it was going to be a rough night. There is a hotel adjacent to the Terminal but was full so it was the seats for the night.I then headed to try and get some money to find that the nearest Cash machine was through immigration.
I went to the Sri Lankan Airlines desk to ask assistance and passed them our boarding cards for the last leg of the journey ...
... Potter sights and finds a free Harry Potter tour at 5pm. For the next two hours every 5-10 minutes Kaeleb asks what time it is, just to make sure we don't miss the tour. A 4:30pm, we arrive outside the Greyfriars Bobby Bar to await the tour, again to make sure we are on time. The tour takes us through a graveyard where Rowling drew inspiration for the duel between Harry and Lord Voldemorte in The Goblet of Fire, as well as taking quite a few names from the gravestones: ...
... top. We ended up going the long way around, it was gorgeous, so green and peaceful! Then we got to the most ridiculous ‘staircase’ I’ve ever seen in my life. Made up of haphazardly placed rocks and boulders, zigzagging almost vertically up this giant hill. I just stood and stared at it for a few minutes thinking, ‘my god, I’m never going to make it up this…’. I took my time, as there would have been ...
... and ale pie; fish and chips; sausage and mash; or vegetarian haggis. I had to try haggis at least once! It was honestly quite tasty, although quite rich. The neeps were similar to a turnip and tatties are potatoes. We also got ice cream for dessert, so the kids were pleased. After a long day and a half of travel, everyone was exhausted. We did a 9 pm room check and some of the students were already asleep. Needless to say, I slept very ...
... are handing out pamphlets advertising their own show and with the sounds of the festival we walk the almost mile up towards the castle. What a great atmosphere!!
The following day, while Anna was at work, Bo and I caught the bus into town and he was able to experience the street performers and have a look around the old city a bit. That night we went to Ian and Anna's for a lovely dinner.
The next day we go into Edinburgh and have a guided tour ...
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