Category Archives: Edinburgh Walks

Edinburgh From The Pentlands – Without Sighthill Flats

I took the family up to the Pentlands today for some fresh air on this lovely sunny day in Edinburgh – see video. Those of you familiar with Edinburgh may notice something missing from the skyline – three block of … Continue reading

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Guide To Hotels In Leith, Edinburgh

Leith is an area of Edinburgh that sits to the North East of the city centre. Leith used to be a separate town from Edinburgh, and today many locals still consider themselves from Leith, not Edinburgh. Today Leith is a … Continue reading

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Six Truly Dog-Friendly Hotels In Edinburgh

As good kennels become more expensive and difficult to find, then more of us want to travel with our beloved dogs. Today I reveal Seven Truly Dog-Friendly Hotels In Edinburgh. Any hotel can say that they are dog friendly but these four … Continue reading

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Holyrood Blockbusters #3 – The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby

The story of Greyfriars Bobby story began in the 19th century and has had worlwide appeal ever since. This huge interest lead to the story being developed into books and films across the globe. For those of you not familiar with … Continue reading

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The Robert Burns Walk & Map Of Edinburgh

Robert, or Rabbie, Burns was born on 25th January 1759 and died on 21st July 1796. Burns was a Scottish poet and is now considered the national poet of Scotland. Burns lived and loved in Edinburgh for many years. The Robert Burns … Continue reading

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The County Hotel, Dalkeith, Edinburgh

The County Hotel in Dalkeith is a cosy and affordable hotel just outside of Edinburgh city. It reminds me of the pretty little hotels in market towns we used to holiday in many years ago, only that the County Hotel … Continue reading

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The Alexander McCall Smith Literary Tour of Edinburgh

Alexander McCall Smith is an internationally known and loved writer of fiction who lives in Edinburgh and who has set many of his books in the city. This blog post, with map, strives to highlight some of the locations around the … 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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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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