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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
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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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We were greeted, on leaving the train at Edinburgh, with a very cold wind, and we all did our best to pull jackets or sweaters from our luggage. (This was in May.) The weather was very crazy there....
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WEATHER

The summer in Glasgow can be warm, but showers are a normal occurrence. So bring suitable lightweight waterproof clothing. Winter is very cold and yes more rain! So warm n waterproof is needed. ...
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Waterproof Clothing

Orkney weather, like all UK weather, changes within each day as well as from day to day. There is absolutely no way of predicting the weather with any accuracy so whatever time of year you visit...
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Clothing - Winter

Edinburgh on New Year's Eve was one of the coldest nights I've experienced, and that was not due to lack of clothing. I was layered up in pretty much every clothing item I had packed, including huge...
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Photography

Resort Yeap. You should take a camera of some sort and other equipment (film perhaps) with you to catch the beauty of Scotland. Scotland has many beautiful sites to catch on film and to admire them...
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Shoes

A small back pack would be useful for drinks & snacks on the go As I said good & comfortable walking shoes = Edinburgh is a great City for walking In summer a light rain jacket which can...
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Rain Gear

These flowers really stood out to me because they are so brilliant and most of my stay in Edinburgh the clouds were gray. Bring raingear and expect to wear it at least half the time. Try not to have...
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Backpack

Backpack (don't fill completely - leave room for stuff/items you pick up along the way) Comfortable shoes (like sneakers) An umbrella Dress in layers Bottle of water and something to snack on...
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Maps

Take a free map of Edinburgh at the Tourist Information Centre. The map includes the locations of the main sights and is good for orientation purposes, especially when exploring the city on...
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THIS BOOK IS A GEM

This is another guidebook (Scotland's Highlands & Islands) that i purchased in a recent sale at my local bookshop and i am slowly working my way through it. Having been brought up in Scot;and...
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davidjo
Sep 01, 2015

Be Prepared for Downpours!

Scotland is well-known for its completely unpredictable weather. The only prediction you can make is that it will rain some time (normally quite soon). However, most people come to Scotland to enjoy...
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King_Golo
Sep 17, 2012

Umbrella or you may get a shower or two!

Small bag suitable for basic necessites if hill walking or activities outdoors. Warm jacket for winter and waterproof coat all year round - you never know what the weather will be like! just the...
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Mccleanr56
Apr 04, 2011

For the Not-So-Electrical Savvy

For those from the U.S. who will travel with your hair dryer, be sure to check your voltage. Simply using a plug adapter will not make a 110 volt hair dryer safe in the 220 volt/50 hertz system used...
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christylac
Jan 09, 2011

Be prepared for cold and rain

Yes, even in the middle of summer, Scotland's weather needs to be dealt with. Rain gear is a "must have". Even if it seems to be sunny out, the rain can be just around the corner, so something...
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GrumpyDiver
Sep 11, 2010

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1 Princes St, Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2EQ, United Kingdom
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141 West Nile Street, St Andrew House, G1 2RN
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96 Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB25 1NX, United Kingdom
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14 Culduthel Road, (formerly Culduthel Lodge), Inverness, Scotland, IV2 4AG, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Scotland

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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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Necropolis

There are good views over Glasgow from the Necropolis, especially towards Glasgow Cathedral and the Royal Infirmary. The Necropolis has lots of interesting graves, some of them are extremely ornate....
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Dunvegan Castle

The castle is the seat of the MacLeod of MacLeod, chief of the Clan MacLeod and is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and has been the stronghold of the chiefs of the clan for more...
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Culloden Battlefield

On 16th April 1746, five miles to the east of Inverness, the last pitched battle on British soil resulted in the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie and his attempt to reclaim the thrones of Britain and...
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Union Street

The long main street in Aberdeen from the docks to Holborn is the heart of Aberdeen. All the main shops can/could be found there as well as some more local ones. Towards the centre is a bridge...
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Dunfermline Abbey

We decided to take a drive around some places in Scotland and Dunfermline Abbey and Palace grounds just happened to be one of the places we stopped at. We almost didn't get into the Palace grounds,...
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