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Today, we departed Hexham in England and drove north to Edinburgh, Scotland via Jedburgh. Some guests took opportunity to visit Edinburgh Castle. This concluded a 14 day tour with emphasis on Roman Britain.



Corner of Grassmarket where public executions were once held.

This evening, I am posting information on Edinburgh’s Grassmarket which forms part of Scotland’s capital city.

The Grassmarket is located within easy reach of central Edinburgh and the Royal Mile, and stands under the shadow of Edinburgh’s famous castle. The area is popular with students and tourists who are attracted by the hotels, restaurants, pubs and shops. A European type ambience has been created by replacing car parking with a pedestrianized zone and pavement cafes.

Read more on Visit Grassmarket, Edinburgh…



Elephant House, Edinburgh, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on a very popular gourmet tea & coffee house and restaurant which is located in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, at 21 George IV Bridge. Location is easily accessible, being about a ten minute walk from Edinburgh Castle.

Read more on Visit Elephant House, Edinburgh…