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Edinburgh City Tour in Private Minibus
"Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh C witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During our tour we cover all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh. Starting on the famous Royal Mile we lead you through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions cloned sheep and the birthplace of Harry Potter. Highlights include:New Town
From GBP300.00
 
Private Edinburgh Sightseeing and History Tour
"Edinburgh has been the Capital of Scotland since the 15th Century and stands proudly on seven hills creating the dramatic skyline of this lively cosmopolitan city. Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Join this and hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During your tour you will cover all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh. Starting on the famous Royal Mile your guide Alan will lead you through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions
From GBP45.00
 
Edinburgh City Tour in Private Minibus from Glasgow
"Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh C witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During our tour all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh will be covered. Starting on the famous Royal Mile you will be lead through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions
From GBP350.00

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The Pear Tree House was a perfect example as to how we see the world in a different light once we're a few years older, wiser and slightly more easily annoyed than in our youth... John brought me here...
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JessH
Jun 11, 2009

Head to the pubs in the...

Head to the pubs in the evenings for one or two (or more) pints of that warm, thick, dark, frothy, wonderful beer that they serve. Goes down very nicely after a good greasey meal. Aside from the beer,...
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a.g.roberts
Sep 07, 2002

Ignore the West End

Most people visiting Edinburgh probably get drawn to the West End of Princess Street/Lothian Road area as being the most obvious place to go out for a bit of nightlife. My advice would be to ignore...
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PA68
Jul 17, 2003

You will be spoilt for choice...

You will be spoilt for choice for an evening of entertainment in Edinburgh.The bars are famous, packed into the city in incredible numbers, and with the doors open later and longer than anywhere in...
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gabriellefox
Aug 25, 2002

Plenty of pubs in Edinburgh...

Plenty of pubs in Edinburgh and the good thing is the late licence - unlike its counterpart capital city south of the border! Grassmarket is a strip with a few bars next to eachother. Plenty of clubs...
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littlebush
Dec 30, 2003

The Pub Crawl

My friends and I participated in an activity called the "Pub Crawl". It is a great way to see Edinburgh at night and to try the local brew along the way.Start by visiting a pub(we started at the Black...
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bcmcbeth
Aug 08, 2004

Catle Fireworks

Hogmany (New Years Eve) and other celebrations pull people by the thousands into Edinburgh. Saturday August 31 2002 saw over a quarter of a million!!!! people treck into the city to see the fireworks...
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mark_steps
Sep 01, 2002

OMNi

This leisure complex hosts a number of restaurants as well as a cinema, health club, bars and so forth. Restaurants include Filling Station, Frankie & Benny's, The Glasshouse, La Tasca, Lloyds No....
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spidermiss
Oct 15, 2012

drink,eat and be merry

Edinburgh has lots to offer in the evening. There are multi screen cinemas in the city centre, casinos, nightclubs, restaurants, pubs. Rose Street and the Grassmarket areas of town have wall to wall...
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dotshand
Aug 04, 2005

none (and that is none, not a name:P)

This tip is generally about Edinburgh- we've been in the centre by night only twice, but the impression is radically differnt than at daytime. Why?1. Streets full of 13-year-olds aming to look 18,...
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kolabor
Aug 14, 2005

Where to eat late at night

Every wondered why Edinburgh always seems tidy? It could be that the council does a sterling job but I'd say that the fact there's no takeaways in the Princes St area must help. So here's a guide to...
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clivedinburgh
Apr 04, 2011

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Edinburgh is a pub city. And a visit to Edinburgh would not be complete without visiting at least a couple of them. They vary from the historical and traditional old tavern to the latest in-style...
IPApingo
Mar 22, 2006
 
 
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Scott Monument

The Scott Monument is a beautiful Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It is quite dirty, unfortunately it was decided cleaning the monument may damage it, so it has been...
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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle dominates the entire city of Edinburgh from its perch high up on castle rock. We thought it looked beautiful in the recent snow. It looks quite different from its far side so it is...
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Mons Meg - Edinburgh Castle

In 1457, King James II was presented with two massive siege guns, one blew up in use, and the other is still to be seen on display at Edinburgh Castle. Made in Mons in Belgium it fired missiles...
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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle has lots to see and takes a lot of time to see it all. There are plenty of free Toilets and they haven't forgotten you many get hungry and thirsty. Located in the old Cart Sheds...
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National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland is housed in two different buildings, the old one (former Royal Museum that was built in 1866, a fine Victorian structure on its own) and the new modern building from...
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Museum on the Mound

Opened in 2006 this was the most boring museum I visited in Scotland :) Museum on the Mound was just on my way so I walked in to check but I got bored no matter it’s a small thematic museum that I...
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