Edinburgh Journals

A Creepy Night Away In Edinburgh..

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A travel journal to Edinburgh by glasgowgirl88

Edinburgh Dungeon Photo, Edinburgh, Scotland More Photos
Quote: In June, myself and my sister decided to have a night away in the capital without the children. We aren't big drinkers but do like ghost tours so we participated in a few...

Edinburgh Dungeon

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Attraction | "An Amusing Take On Edinburghs History!"

Edinburgh Dungeon Photo, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Edinburgh Dungeons is located around the corner from Waverley Train Station in the city centre. There is no onsite parking but parking is available nearby. Edinburgh Dungeons is open most of the year excluding a few dates and Christmas Day. Depending on the time of year, they will open at either 10am or 11am and close between 4pm and 7pm. Tickets can be booked in the attraction but you can obtain savings by booking online at www.the-dungeons.co.uk. If you have a Merlin Annual Pass, this will allow you to visit anytime during the year. *Adult - £16.20 (as low as £10.20 online)*Child - £12.00 (as low as £6.00 online)Edinburgh Dungeons have been purposely d...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 21, 2012

Edinburgh Dungeon
31 Market Street
Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 240 1000

City of the Dead Tours

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Attraction | "Vaults, Graveyards and a Super Guide!"

City of the Dead Tours Photo, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Black Hart Entertainment was founded in Edinburgh in 1999. They offer 'City of the Dead' tours around Edinburgh. The Double Dead tour combines both the Underground and Graveyard tours into one tour. It also includes a tour of Covenanters Prison. You will visit the South Bridge Vaults followed by Greyfriars Graveyard and the prison. Your tour guide will tell stories of living conditions, murderers and prisoners during the tour. The Mackenzie Poltergeist will also be discussed and further information about this entity can be found on www.blackhart.uk.com.Double Dead departs from outside St Giles Cathedral which is located on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. Buses/taxis stop nearby a...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 5, 2012

City of the Dead Tours
Departs from St. Giles Cathedral
Edinburgh, Scotland

Frankie & Benny's New York Italian Restaurant & Bar - Edinburgh

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Restaurant | "Not The Best.."

Frankie & Benny's New York Italian Restaurant & Bar - Edinburgh Photo, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Frankie and Benny's are classed as 'New York Italian' restaurants and are dotted up and down the UK. They offer a mixed menu of American and Italian cuisine and are often open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.Omni CentreEdinburghThe restaurant I will be reviewing is located in the Omni Centre in Edinburgh. It is a 5-10 minute walk from Princes Street and is within a complex with other restaurants and a cinema. It is open 7 days a week from 9am - 11pm. The entrance to the restaurant is inside the complex. Inside, various tables and booths are crammed in. The kitchen can be viewed at the back of the restaurant and there are toilets (disabled downstairs and female/male ...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on July 5, 2012

Frankie & Benny's New York Italian Restaurant & Bar - Edinburgh
Omni Centre
Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 (0)131 557 2

Travelodge Edinburgh Central Princes Street

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Hotel | "A Modern and Spacious Hotel In The City Centre.."

Travelodge Edinburgh Central Princes Street Photo, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Last year my sister and I went for an overnight in Blackpool. We had intended on going there again this year but decided against the long journey and three train changes! We still wanted to get away so opted for the capital city of Scotland - Edinburgh! We are a 45 minute train journey from the city. We were planning on participating in various ghost tours and doing a little shopping.When it came to choosing a hotel, we were spoiled for choice but had to keep to a budget. We wanted somewhere central (ie near the shops!) and fairly cheap as it was only for one night. We checked out the Holiday Inn, nearby Premier Inns and local guesthouses. Many were either too far from the city centre or o...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 5, 2012

Travelodge Edinburgh Central Princes Street
Meuse Lane Off Princes Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2BY
0871 559 1855

Auld Reekie Tours

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Attraction | "A Creepy, Historical Tour!"

Auld Reekie Tours Photo, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Auld Reekie have been running tours of the South Bridge Vaults in Edinburgh since 1995. They offer a range of guided tours throughout the year and special Halloween tours and overnight tours. Daily tours include those who go underground and others go above ground and underground.This tour takes place above and below ground in the evening. It departs from the Tron Kirk on the Royal Mile. It can be prebooked (recommended) or paid for at the ticket office which you will visit at the start of the tour.This tour lasts 1hr 15mins (approx) and departs at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm and 9pm. The tour guide will take you around the closes and wynds in Edinburgh and tell the story of Edinburghs grim p...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 5, 2012

Auld Reekie Tours
45 Niddry Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1LG
+44 131 557 4700