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North facing wall between inner and outer courts.

This afternoon, I am focusing on Craigmillar Castle which lies about three miles south of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Royal Apartments, Stirling Castle

This morning, we departed our Edinburgh lodgings and drove south for about 20 mins to visit Edinburgh’s ‘other’ castle, Craigmillar. ┬áThis was originally owned by the Preston family then Gilmours and finally Government ownership after it fell into ruin. The fabric is now in good order and affords visitors an excellent insight into the medieval castle.

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This evening, I am focusing on Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh. This is an extremely popular visitor destination with numbers reaching a peak during August when two major events take place namely, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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