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Walking Edinburgh

twenty-five original walks in and around Edinburgh

by Robin Gauldie

  • 80 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Passport Books in Lincolnwood, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Edinburgh (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Edinburgh
    • Subjects:
    • Walking -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Guidebooks.,
    • Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 171) and index.

      Other titles25 original walks in and around Edinburgh
      StatementRobin Gauldie.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.44.G72 E354 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3963371M
      ISBN 100658003658
      LC Control Number2001267645
      OCLC/WorldCa43868949

      Edinburgh is one of the classic cities of the UK. 'The Athens of the North,' is a delightful city to lose yourself in for a couple of days. Its classic architecture overshadowed by the castle and the volcanic plug of Arthurs Seat, make for one of the greatest settings in the world. Edinburgh's Old Town is a jagged, jumbled maze of historic masonry riddled with closes, stairs, vaults and wynds (narrow alleys) leading off the cobbled ravine of the Royal Mile, which links Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The restored 16th- .

      Walk through the streets of Edinburgh's old town with a guide who is also a fan of the TV series and novels. You will see the locations used in season 3 filming (with images taken at the time of filming by the guide) as well as the novel locations. You will also hear what Edinburgh would have been like at the time Jamie had his print shop here. The tour ends outside the Palace of .   Alexander McCall Smith, author of the 44 Scotland Street novels, shows Sarah Crown around Edinburgh's New Town, where many of his books are set, and introduces her to some of the locations - and.

      Throughout Britain, Edinburgh is renowned for its gruesome history. Delve deeper into the city’s past on a walking tour that focuses on ghosts and gore. Led by a costumed guide, this tour reveals spooky stories that you’re unlikely to find in the guidebook and includes a souvenir copy of a book that details Edinburgh’s history of witchcraft. This 'Harry Potter' walking tour gets fans closer to spots in Edinburgh that inspired J.K Rowling’s famous books. Walk past key sites that inspired places such as Diagon Alley, and even see the cafes and hotels where the writer wrote her book series.


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