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Old Town Literary Legends

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Are you one of the millions of visitors who come to the Edinburgh each year? There are many hidden secrets in the Old Town, as well as some lesser known links to famous writers and characters. But where to start - especially when you need to make the most of your time … Just head out with the Snout travel guides. Follow this itinerary and explore one of Europe’s most famous and well-loved Castles – the site of many’s a battle and siege, but with some interesting literary links - just like wee Bobby at The Greyfriar’s Kirk. Then it’s off to the National Museum of Scotland, Gladstone’s Land and the truly wonderful Writer’s Museum. We find out what Robert Louis Stevenson really thought of his sculpture, before visiting the totally terrifying Real Mary Kings Close nearby. Don’t forget to use the information in the travel guide to check out City Passes and how to skip the lines and grab discounts. The off-line mapping will save you money too.

Points on this tour

  1. 1Edinburgh Castle
  2. 2Greyfriars' Kirk
  3. 3National Museum of Scotland
  4. 4Gladstone's Land & The Writers' Museum
  5. 5St. Giles' Cathedral
  6. 6Mary King's Close

New Town Literary Legends

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Are you one of the millions of visitors who come to the Edinburgh each year? There are many hidden secrets in the New Town, as well as some lesser known links to famous writers and characters. But where to start - especially when you need to make the most of your time … Just head out with the Snout travel guides. Follow this itinerary, starting with your minted coin at the Museum on the Mound quickly followed by a very steep climb up Scott Monument. Then we check out the “Poets’ Bar”, at Milnes, Hanover Street, before a grand tour of the Georgian House in Charlotte Square and a final visit to St. Cuthbert’s just below the Castle. Don’t forget to use the information in the travel guide to check out City Passes and how to skip the lines and grab discounts. The off-line mapping will save you money too.

Points on this tour

  1. 1Museum on the Mound
  2. 2The Scott Monument
  3. 3Milne's Bar
  4. 4The Georgian House
  5. 5St Cuthbert's Parish Church

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The Queens Gallery Gallery

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Princes Gardens Park and Monument

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The Edinburgh Dungeons Dungeons

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Rosslyn Chapel Chapel

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National War museum Museum

Food and Drink

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The Mussell Inn Seafood

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Angels with Bagpipes Restaurant

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Broughton Deli Deli

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Café at the Scottish Parliament Café

Activities

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Edinburgh International Climbing Village Climbing

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Scottish Rugby Rugby Stadium

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Edinburgh City cycling tours Cycle Tours

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Arthur's seat Arthur's Seat Walk

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Race Land Karting & Paintballing

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Royal Mile and Grassmarket Variety of shops

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Liquorice Tree Gift Shop

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Jenners Department Store

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St Mary's Market (Saturdays) Farmers Market

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