Gladstones Land - Edinburgh
This is an example of an early high-rise which housed diverse social classes. The merchant and his family would have lived in two of the apartments while the others would have been rented to another merchant, a minister, a knight and a guild officer.Gladstone's Land provides a unique opportunity to experience how people lived and worked in Edinburgh's Old Town over 300 years ago. The merchant's home features a remarkable painted ceiling, wall decoration, fine furnishings and a fascinating kitchen. On the ground floor, shop booths have been recreated in their original setting, complete with merchandise.
Museum of Scotland
The Museum of Scotland is a striking and impressive achievement, beautifully framed by its surroundings, by Edinburgh's Old and New Towns, and the landscape beyond. From the Museum's roof-top garden visitors will have an unrivalled view of the historical as well as architectural context of the new building. Edinburgh Castle , Greyfriars Kirk, the Scott Monument , the spires and pinnacles of the city, the sea, and the hills beyond interact with the new museum, reinforcing its role as a central point in the nation's heritage, a protector of Scotland 's treasures. In 1991 architects Benson + Forsyth were selected as winners of the architectural competition to design the new Museum of Scotland .
Heart of Midlothian Football Club
Heart of Midlothian F.C. is a football club from Edinburgh, Scotland which plays in the Scottish Premier League. It is one of the two principal clubs in the city, the other being Hibernian. The club is managed by Graham Rix, appointed on November 7, 2005 following the departure of George Burley on October 22, 2005. Vladimir Romanov recently became the major shareholder of Hearts when he took over Chris Robinson's stake. Hearts (the common abbreviation) were founded in 1874 and are named after a dance hall, which in turn took its name from the novel The Heart of Midlothian by Sir Walter Scott. They initially played at the Meadows, Powburn and Powderhall before moving to the Gorgie area in 1881. They moved to their current Tynecastle site in 1886.
Georgian House - Edinburgh
The Georgian House is part of Robert Adam's masterpiece of urban design, Charlotte Square. It dates from 1796, when those who could afford it began to escape from the cramped, squalid conditions of Edinburgh's Old Town to settle in the fashionable New Town. The first owner, John Lamont, 18th Chief of the Clan Lamont, lived here with his family until 1815. The house's collections of beautiful china, shining silver, paintings and furniture all reflect the domestic surroundings and social conditions of the times. In the audio-visual room, video programmes describe the history of the New Town and in more dramatic form A Day in the Life of The Georgian House.
A majestic landmark which dominates the capital city's skyline just as it has dominated Scotland's long and colourful history. Edinburgh Castle is the best known and most visited of Historic Scotland's buildings. Perched on an extinct volcano and offering stunning views, this instantly recognisable fortress is a powerful national symbol, and part of Edinburgh's World Heritage Site. A rich mix of architectural styles reflects the castle's complex history and role as both stronghold and seat of Kings. The tiny St Margaret's Chapel, Edinburgh's oldest building, dates from the 1100s.
The Granton Centre - Edinburgh
The Granton Centre is the major store for the National Museums of Scotland. Discover thousands of weird and wonderful objects all under one roof! Important conservation work is carried out, preparing many of these items for display in our six museums across Scotland. You can also find out about the Centre's vital role in saving scientific evidence for research. The Granton Centre is open for guided tours every Tuesday at 10.30am and 2pm. Visits must be booked at least a day in advance. There is ample free parking. There is a level entrance. A wheelchair is available for loan at no charge. Floors are accessible by lift. There is an adapted toilet. Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted.
Welcome to Edinburgh Zoo, the largest and most exciting wildlife attraction in Scotland, commited to the highest standards of animal welfare, conservation and environmental education. In just one day, you can meet over 1,000 wonderful animals, in our beautiful parkland setting on the outskirts of Edinburgh.And you can also enjoy a wide range of visitor facilities, from free Hilltop Safari rides to the top of the hill, children's play areas, restaurants, gift shops and masses of events and activities throughout the year. We want you to have a fantastic day out, so please choose from any of the options above to help you plan your visit.
Stevenson College Edinburgh
Stevenson College, Edinburgh, one of the largest further education Colleges at Edinburgh and was founded in 1970. The College has around 18,000 students each year. The College has six faculties offering a wide range of subjects. These faculties are Early Education, Health and Social Care, Business and Computing, Languages and Tourism, Creative Arts, Science, Sport and Engineering, Access and Continuing Education. The subjects taught are Access and Continuing education, Creative Arts, Early Education, Health and Social Care, Science, Sport and Engineering and more.
Torphin Hill Golf Club -Edinburgh
Set in the foothills of the Pentlands some six miles south of the centre of Edinburgh. The course is heathland and ranges between 600 and 700 feet above sea level with 14 of the 18 holes set on a relatively flat plateau with breathtaking views to the North of Edinburgh, the Forth Estuary and South to the Pentland Hills. The plateau is reached by playing the 3rd and newly designed 4th hole which require both skill and agility. For those lacking physical agility golf buggies are available at a very reasonable price. The course is 5247 yards but with a par of 68 and standard scratch of 67 is no ' walk in the park '. Course record is a fine 64.
Baberton Golf Club - Edinburgh
Baberton welcomes visitors, whether it is individual visitors or visiting societies. Visitors to Baberton are free to use all of the Club's facilities. There is a putting green and practice area available before you play. Our changing rooms, bar, catering and snooker table are all available to refresh you before and after your round. Baberton is a challenging 18 hole golf course laid out in over 90 acres of rolling parkland. The Clubhouse offers a welcoming atmosphere with freshly prepared meals, snacks and a comprehensive choice of beers, wines and spirits. Our aim is to provide a first class golfing experience in a comfortable and relaxing clubhouse.
Melville Golf Centre - Lasswade
Our 9 hole "pay and play" course has been designedfor beginners as well as the hardiest of golfers. With its combination of twisting fairways and strategically placed bunkers and greens makes for a 9 hole course with the big 18 hole feel. The course offers all the enjoyment and challenge that will stretch your knowledge of the limits of the game. It is particularly suitable for the ladies as it needs a degree of skill. All visitors welcome. You'll find our floodlit driving range to be more than convenient with it's spacious bays & cleverly placed targets.
Turnhouse Golf Club - Edinburgh
If you are planning to play golf in Edinburgh, Turnhouse Golf Club should be top of your list. Turnhouse Golf Club is a James Golfing in Edinburgh, Scotland? Make Turnhouse your choice this year.Braid designed, 18 hole parkland golf course, located in the heart of Edinburgh - golfing country, close to Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh International Airport. A warm welcome is given to all Visitors and we offer golf societies excellent value golf and dining packages. Every year, we host a number of Open golf tournaments where visitors from all over the country come an play golf in Edinburgh.
When Dalmeny House was completed in 1817, it marked a great departure in Scottish architecture;its Tudor Gothic style, with its highly-decorated chimneys and crenellations, looked back toward fanciful 16th-century English mansions, such as Hampton Court. The house was designed by a University friend of the 4th Earl of Rosebery, William Wilkins, who would go on to design the National Gallery in London and much of King's College, Cambridge - parts of which closely resemble Dalmeny. With its Gothic Great Hall and corridor, its large, formal regency apartments and its sweeping views across the Firth of Forth, it is a house which combines comfort and romanticism, and which produced many imitations throughout Scotland.
Edinburgh Airport is Scotland's capital airport. Over 35 airlines serve around 60 destinations and some eight million passengers pass through the airport a year - figures which are set to grow as Scotland's international connections develop. Scotland's fast-growing east coast airport. This is an unofficial site but never less the one that everyone flying from Edinburgh Airport refers to - eat your heart out BAA! Geographically, Edinburgh airport is in an enviable position in Central Scotland. It is within easy access of Fife, Tayside and Aberdeenshire. Edinburgh and the Borders. Central West Scotland and beyond. For instance many travellers from the East of Glasgow, come to Edinburgh rather than nearby Glasgow airport, because of congestion on Glasgow's Kingston Bridge.
The Heriot-Watt University
The Heriot-Watt University has 4 main campuses:3 in Scotland, Edinburgh and a campus in Dubai. The Orkney Campus in Stromness is home to 10,000 students. The University is organised into the following schools:School of the Built Environment, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, School of Life Sciences, School of Management and Languages, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, School of Textiles and Design, Edinburgh Business School and Institute of Petroleum Engineering. Heriot-Watt University
Ratho Park Golf Club - Newbridge
Ratho Park Golf Club is situated only five minutes from Edinburgh Airport, twenty minutes from the city centre and welcomes visitors all year round. Our easy walking parkland course is bounded on two sides by the Union Canal and is completely encircled by trees. An easy walking course of 5932 yards it has a variety of challenging holes of varying length. Our comfortably refurbished clubhouse offers bar snacks and a full menu and is popular with visiting golf parties throughout the year. We hope to see you at Ratho Park Golf Club soon.
Royal Highland Centre
The Royal Highland Centre is Scotland's largest exhibition venue and showground. Located 8 miles (13 km) west of Edinburgh, it hosts everything from trade exhibitions to rock concerts. Owned by the Royal Highland Agricultural Society of Scotland, which was founded in 1784 and is headquartered at Ingliston House within the Centre, it is the venue for a number of large events throughout the year, including the annual Royal Highland Show. The Royal Highland Centre also provides a home for the 'Cars of the Stars' Motor Museum, a hotel, offices of various agricultural charities, and parts are rented to various other business activities, for example a motor auction company.
Edinburgh and the Lothians is one of Scotland's best golfing regions.
There is a wide choice of golf courses throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians, less than half an hours drive from Six Brunton Place.
Whether you prefer to play on sandy links with sea views or parkland greens, you are bound to find at least one new course to add to your list of favourites.
Six Brunton Place can usually arrange tee times at most golf courses within the area.
Why not let us put together a 'golf package' for you?
Please contact us with your tee time enquiry or any other golf related matters as early as possible.
TAKE A TOUR
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Your Scottish adventure will start from the moment you are collected. From meeting you at the airport and giving you a tour of the city as soon as you arrive...or taking you on a selection of tours during your stay...Helen will endeavour to give you an unforgettable time.
Afternoon Tea Tours is consistently rated excellent by Tripadvisor and also mentioned in Frommers guide book as "one of the top tour operators in Scotland".
The combination of unforgettable Scottish memories while touring with Afternoon Tea Tours and the unique experience of staying in Six Brunton Place in Edinburgh ...really is the perfect way to see Edinburgh and Scotland.
The Gardeners Cottage www.thegardenerscottage.co
Wonderful inspirational locally sourced food cooked and presented with imagination
Great neighbourhood Indian cuisine, BYOB, buy a bottle of wine or two from Cornelius www.corneliusbeers.com
Paul Kitchin Michelin star restaurant across the road from us!
Casual French bistro with Scottish twist
Tasty food from Lebanon,Morocco,Iran, Iraq and more, BYOB
Joseph Pearce www.bodabar.com
Our local pub, ten minutes walk away, great beer and Scandinavian inspired food
The Olive Branch www.theolivebranchscotland.co.uk
Our local bistro, seasonal menu, blackboard specials
Busy local Italian, fresh extensive menu, outside tables
Port of Siam www.portofsiam.com
Thai tapas, great fish dishes
Urban Angel www.urban-angel.co.uk
Bright informal cafébistro, great for lunch or dinner
Manna House www.themannahousebakery.co.uk
Our local artisan bakery/patisserie with small cafe
Valvona and Crolla Caffe Bar website link
At the rear of this wonderful deli, this caffe bar is a great lunch venue and great wine
NEW AND OLD TOWN RESTAURANTS AND CAFES
Have a drink or meal in the magnificent bar, or eat in the Oyster Bar Restaurant
The Dome www.thedomeedinburgh.com
Drink at the bar or dine in the Grill Room under the maginificent dome
Fishers in the City www.fishersbistros.co.uk
Contemporary restaurant specialising in seafood
Casual restaurant close to the Royal Mile, delicious seasonal menu, great value lunch
Angels with Bagpipes www.angelswithbagpipes.co.uk
Busy restaurant on the Royal Mile, imaginative seasonal menu
Dubh Prais www.dubhpraisrestaurant.com
Small romantic cellar restaurant, delicious beef, game and seafood
For lunch or proper afternoon tea
Glass and Thompson
Deli and licensed café, great deli lunches, cakes and coffees
Great Scottish menu at our local Waterloo Place Howies, or in historic Victoria Street, just off the Royal Mile
Annie Smith www.anniesmith.co.uk
Small jewellery studio, wonderful gifts for every budget
Scottish made throws, gifts and clothing
Vintage clothing store, a real treasure trove from every era
Arran Aromatics www.arranaromatics.com
Beautiful toiletries and fragrances from the Isle of Arran
Scottish cashmere clothing using a wonderful palette of colours
Eero and Riley www.eeroandriley.com
A lovely independent gift store one minutes walk from here
Store showcasing Scotland's creative talent, all handmade in Scotland
A wonderful individual gift shop just off the Royal Mile
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