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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 Witchery By The Castle

The other half of the Secret Garden - visited Hallowe'en 2013 and 2014 and going same day 2015! - please refer other review ! Also from http://thewitchery.com/The-Secret-Garden.html "Is this the...
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Deacon Brodie's Tavern

Located on the Royal Mile just a few minutes from Castle Hill this fine looking pub/restaurant is the one of the best places to eat if your looking for great food at a reasonable price with relaxed...
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Jacksons - CLOSED

Having eaten here before I had no hesitation in booking it for my fortieth birthday We arrived at 8pm, despite only two other tables being occupied we were seated at a very small table in front of...
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The Standing Order

A Wetherspoon pub/restaurant that takes its name from the Union Bank of Scotland who occupied the original building when it was built in 1878. It is a neo-classical building that was designed by David...
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Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe fans will be pleased to know that there is a branch in George Street that has tables on the pavement if you should like to sit outside on a warm day. John Mayall's guitar is displayed...
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The Royal Mcgregor

OK, if you've been reading my tips especially on my separate Scotland page then by now you've probably guessed it - yes, my husband's family name is McGregor... and that makes it my new family name,...
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Elephant House

This spot has become famous, because this is where J.K. (Joanne) Rowling often came to work on her Harry Potter novels. Their mocha coffee is quite nice, but other than that we did not eat or drink...
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Esplanade Bar

During our short stay in this town, the Esplanade or Espy for short became our favorite bar and pub restaurant in Portobello/Edinburgh. We visited twice. We had salmon quiche, cajun chicken burger ...
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New Bell Inn

We went looking for The New Bell Restaurant on the basis of a restaurant review, and when we finally found it we realized it was right upstairs from The Old Bell Pub, which is where we had gone for...
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The Dome

The elegant interior of The Dome is a treat for the eye. This former bank with painted plasterwork and a central dome offers a good ecclectic menu, hearty portions, an impressive bar and immaculate...
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The Last Drop

This was our second Haggis outing and opted for traditional. Stumbled upon this pub while in the Grassmarket area. Nice atmosphere, good pints on offer and again, loved the Haggis! Very different than...
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The Worlds End

Andrew Knightley: I haven't had a drink for sixteen years Gary. Gary King: You must be thirsty then. The quote is from the film called The World’s End (2013 directed by Edgar Wright) and has nothing...
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Clamshell

The Clamshell is located on the Royal Mile and serves good quality fish 'n' chips as well as other "fast comfort food" favourites such as burgers, meat pies, pizzas and even Haggis. We had often heard...
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Wedgwood

It seems like a long time since I wrote a tip on an Edinburgh place! I went to Wedgwood for a Christmas lunch with a Meetup lunch group I’ve known for a few years. 14 of us, being festive. It was...
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Top Hotels in Edinburgh

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1 Princes St, Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2EQ, United Kingdom
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Priestfield Road, Edinburgh, Scotland EH16 5UT, United Kingdom
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1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 9SR, United Kingdom
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1 South Bridge, Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1LL, United Kingdom
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34 Great King Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 6QH, United Kingdom
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High Street, Peebles, Borders, Scotland EH45 8AJ, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Edinburgh

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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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Military Tattoo

The Military Tattoo is one of the many events that happens in August in Edinburgh, there are nightly performances at 9pm and on Saturdays there are two performances at 7:30pm and 10:30pm. I have now...
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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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Calton Hill

No, we are in Edinburgh, Scotland, yet there on Calton Hill is an Athenian acropolis. It is very similar to the Parthenon in Athens as it was meant to be a replica of it, sadly this national...
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Royal Mile - High Street

His real name was William Brodie (28 September 1741 – 1 October 1788), but he was commonly known as Deacon Brodie. Deacon Brodie looked to lead a normal life as a respectable Scottish cabinet-maker,...
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National Museum of Scotland

This FREE museum tells the story of Scotland on five floors, from the "Beginnings" (landscape and wildlife, and the last Ice Age) by way of the "Early People (from around 8000 BC to AD 1100) and the...
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"Edinburgh Travel - A Special City - A Special View"
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"Scotland's Capital City"
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"Edinburgh"
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"Embra - Scotlands Capital City"
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"EDINBURGH, A PICTURESQUE CITY"
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