Monthly Archives: April 2011

Holyrood Blockbuster #2 – When Braveheart Came To Edinburgh

Most international visitors to Scotland when asked to name ‘something Scottish’ will include Braveheart in their top five list. Although Braveheart, or real name Sir William Wallace, has been an iconic figure in Scottish history for hundreds of years, it … Continue reading

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7 Places To Park For Free in Central Edinburgh

Parking in Edinburgh can be very difficult any day of the week. I know that I spend a small fortune on parking whilst I am visiting hotels & venues. However, I have found a few places around the centre of … Continue reading

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The Rankin & Rebus Map of Edinburgh & Fife

I have been a big fan of Ian Rankin’s Inspector Rebus books for many, many years now, and it is with great pleasure that I reveal to you today some of the sites around Edinburgh & Fife featured in the Rebus novels, and … Continue reading

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The Water Of Leith Walk, Edinburgh – What Not To Miss

The Water of Leith Walkway is a wonderful and peaceful way to escape from the busy centre of Edinburgh City without venturing away from the city centre.

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Off Street Parking In Edinburgh

Parking your car in Edinburgh can be a real hassle and can become very expensive. Hotels.tv Edinburgh have put together a map of off-street parking sites in the centre of the city.

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We Love The Edinburgh Playhouse

We love the The Edinburgh Playhouse here at Hotels.tv. The Playhouse always has something entertaining, interesting, or moving being performed today or in the near future. There are also some fantastic hotels, apartments and guest houses to stay at – check … Continue reading

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Best Golf Courses in Edinburgh and The Lothians

We at Hotels.tv have put together a map of the best golf courses in and near Edinburgh. We have compiled this list from our own experience and speaking to guests at the hotels we work with across Edinburgh & The … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s Webcams

Are you set to come to Edinburgh soon? Want to see what the weather is like? Like to know how busy the streets are? Here is a selection of the best webcams.

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Edinburgh Literary Locations Tour – Plus Free Robert Burns App

Edinburgh has a long heritage of influential writers and literature. Plus, Edinburgh was the first UNESCO City of Literature and is the venue for the world’s largest Book Festival. There are a number of literary walking tours in Edinburgh but none … Continue reading

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Edinburgh-by-the-sea : Some of The Best Beaches Near Edinburgh

The majority of visitors to Edinburgh come for the festivals, history and architecture. Few come to Edinburgh for the beaches or coastline, few even know that the city is on the coast. However, Edinburgh lies on the east coast of Scotland, along … Continue reading

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