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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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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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Buchanan Street

Actually I hate to shop, but having said that shopping is one of the main reasons I would visit the city centre of Glasgow. Glasgow's main shopping streets are Sauchiehall Street, Argyle Street and...
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Stirling Whisky Shop

Stirling Whisky Shop is located within the Stirling Highland Hotel on Spittal Street. If you are a fan of whisky, you may want to check it out. It advertises daily in store whisky tastings. If, like...
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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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Buchanan Galleries

So it doesn't always rain in Glasgow, but it was when I was there. The Buchanan Galleries has all the High St shops under one roof. I bought a mobile phone charger (I'd left mine at home, between me,...
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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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For serious shoppers, Glasgow has it all, from the stylish Italian Centre, to the traditional Fraser's, and Victorian Argyll Arcade for jewelry and Princes Square for trendy shops and cafés. Princes...
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St Enoch Centre

At St Enoch you have wide range of shops. From the usual clothes and shoes brands to the popular Hamley's toy's store. The entire street infact has most of the Britain's popular shops like M&S,...
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The Barras

The Barras is an open air weekend market near Glasgow Green. I used to visit The Barras as a child. My mother loved the patter of the stallholders - think Glaswegian versions of Del Boy from 'Only...
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SOUVENIR SHOPS

An excellent and truly Scottish gift or souvenir would be a coffee mug with a local flavor. I have a few mugs from all over the world but i like best the ones i bought in Scotland, and it is also a...
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Jul 30, 2014

THE HOUSE OF BEAULY

On one of our "driving-around-and-just-exploring" days we decided to head-up to Glen Affric (see my separate "Things to do" tip) and then north to Ullapool. Beauly happened to be on the way and we...
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JessH
Apr 11, 2012

THE "INSTA-KILT" Beach Towel

A more recent craze that has hit the local stores and tourist shops of Scotland is the InstaKilt. I have to admit - at least this souvenir is useful, because it is essentially a beach towel with a...
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JessH
Mar 19, 2012

Anta, Pringle etc

Anta in Edinburgh has stylish tartans and woolen blankets woven on old-style looms.Geoffrey Highland Crafts is the most famous kilt-maker .Any large town or city will have shops where Scottish crafts...
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uglyscot
Dec 09, 2011

Moniack Castle Wineries

Located 15 minutes' drive west of Inverness, Moniack Castle is at Kirkhill (just off the A862 road to Beauly). Moniack Castle was built in 1580 and members of the Fraser family have lived here ever...
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JessH
Nov 21, 2011

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1 Princes St, Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2EQ, United Kingdom
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11 Sherbrooke Avenue, Glasgow, G41 4PG, United Kingdom
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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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Upper Milovaig, Glendale, IV55 8WY, 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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