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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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Princes Street

As far as souvenir shops go the Great Scot is a reasonable one to visit with good prices, no bagpipe music and spacious enough to walk around comfortably, but only after you get passed the big hairy...
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The Royal Mile

Towards the end of the Royal Mile is Edinburgh's best Vinyl record store with 1,000's of old records, CD's, posters and shirts. There are many rare records and lots of albums by bands that i had never...
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Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre

The Ocean Terminal shopping centre is situated in Leith 2 miles from Edinburgh city centre. This is a large shopping centre with shops such as Marks and Spencer, New Look and BHS. There are many...
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Royal Mile Whiskies

My sister in law who watches my cats likes Scotch so I've stopped at Royal Mile Whiskies on both visits to find her a bottle of Scotch that is not readily available in the US. I don't know much about...
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OVER SIX HUNDRED BRANDS

This shopping center is at the east end of Princes Street and is connected to the Thistle Hotel and has many different stores including anything from John Lewis to Poundland, but there is no grocery...
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Celtic Craft Centre

A Scottish craft shop. OH ordered a length of tartan for her mum's Christmas present, and the owners did a great job in (1) helping her to choose something and (2) sourcing it (original choice was...
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The Fudge House of Edinburgh

A very specialist place. My OH has been a customer several times, but I've always stayed outside to avoid temptation.Last week she bought me a wee sample - chocolate fudge. Delicious. I may be...
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Scayles Music

The friend I traveled to Edinburgh with only wanted one souvenir from Scotland--a tin whistle (also known as a penny whistle). She did some research and found this store, which seemed to be the only...
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Urbane furniture

This small shop packs a big punch with the quality and selection of home furnishings they offer, a quirky little furniture shop with a lot of unusual pieces, for example antler furniture, life size...
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North Bridge Arcade

North Bridge Arcade is a small shopping centre with a wide range of independent stores selling anything from Art to fresh Pasta.The building has a continental style and feel to it and has a relaxed...
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Bibi's Bakery

I came across this lovely cake boutique on my explorations and bought myself a hand-make cupcake. I loved the ambiance and decor of the bakery. There was a large choice of cupcakes to choose from...
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ARMSTRONGS VINTAGE EMPORIUM

W. Armstrongs is rumoured to be one of the UK's largest vintage clothing stores... it is certainly one of the oldest, established in 1840!This tardis-like store is overflowing with antique uniforms,...
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Jenners

An Edinburgh institution. It used to be THE place to shop back when it was an independent. The Harrods of the North. Maybe now it’s part of House of Fraser and Harvey Nichols has opened around the...
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TK MAXX

Its cheap cheap cheap. Women's clothes, men's clothes, children's clothes and toys. Stuff for your home. Shoes. Boots, Perfumes. Bags. Jewelry. Sport gear. Underwear. Pretty much anything you want and...
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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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