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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

I had a very disappointing meal at the Secret Garden yesterday, so much so that this is the first time I've been compelled to comment on this site. My starter was a bit of a disaster. Although it...
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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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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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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 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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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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Maison Bleue

Located on Victoria Street in the heart of Old Town this is one of the busiest restaurants in Edinburgh. And it deserves to be, not only because of its perfect location but because this is a terrific...
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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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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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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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New Bell Inn

The New Bell Inn is situated above The Old Bell Inn (Bar). The food is of a very good standard and is presented by very efficient, friendly staff. The restaurant has a very relaxing, cosy feel about...
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Baked Potato Shop

I used to live on Cockburn Street (the downward street that loops between the royal mile and waverly station) and this was our favourite place to go for a healthy takeaway. It does the biggest baked...
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Prestonfield House Hotel

Okay if you REALLY want to go, we will take you there...... I think the website says it much better than I ever could. It is situated in the shadow of Arthur's Seat. You could hardly get more central...
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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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High Street, Peebles, Borders, Scotland EH45 8AJ, United Kingdom
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34 Great King Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 6QH, 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

One of the great events of my city of the Military Tattoo that takes place during the month of August annually, as part of the wider Edinburgh Fringe celebrations. 2015 was great with Military bands...
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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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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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Holyroodhouse - Palace

No photography allowed inside the palace. That's always a bit of a disappointment. But we made the best of. I especially liked the Royal Bedchamber (rather surprisingly, this was more of a place to...
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St Giles' Cathedral

A impressive sculpture inside St. Giles' Cathedral was of John Knox, the leading preacher of the Scottish Reformation in 1560 who held many sermons here until his death in 1572. The churchyard he was...
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"Edinburgh Travel - A Special City - A Special View"
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"Embra - Scotlands Capital City"
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"EDINBURGH, A PICTURESQUE CITY"
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