Edinburgh in General Reviews
Description:Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and its second-largest city. It is situated on the east coast of the central ... more
Edinburgh in General ... lowlands, on the south shore of the Firth of Forth, on the North sea. It forms the City of Edinburgh council area; the city council area includes urban Edinburgh and a small rural area. It has been the capital of Scotland since 1437 and is the seat of the country's parliament. The city was one of the major centres of the enlightenment (see also Scottish Enlightenment), led by the University of Edinburgh. The Old Town and New Town districts of Edinburgh were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. In the census of 2001, Edinburgh had a total resident population of 448,624, making it the 7th largest city in the United Kingdom.
Newest Review: ... the main city itself by a Costa Cruise transfer. I have to say the Outskirts of the City where surprisingly OK for such a large city. It was then we hit the city center. I have to admit Edinburgh is undoubtedly the most beautiful cities in the UK!!! Which I shall describe a little more in the shopping section 7/10 Value For Money; I found the shopping streets in Edinburgh to be priced as ... more
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by JonathonCross - written on 23/10/11
Over the last two years we as a family have started to take up cruising as a holiday rather than going on package holidays The first cruise we went too was to Copenhagen, Denmark, Hamburg, Germany, Tallinn, Estonia, St. Petersburg, Russia, Helsinki, Finland and finally Stockholm in Sweden. All except Russia I enjoyed- (I shall review the cities later.) You may of noticed that we did not go to Oslo, Norway at this point. However two years later we did. I have to admit it was my favourite place out of the cities we went to this time the that included (Amsterdam, Hamburg (You must see that I love Hamburg better than Edinburgh but I have been there 3 times now so Edinburgh .. Read the complete review
by - written on 02/03/10 (Very useful, 2563 readings)
We came back to Britain six years ago, and fully intended to live in London. Three days of gritty eyes, hair that washed out black and schools that looked like they should be pulled down instead of being inflicted on children convinced us that London was not where the taxpayers hard earned dosh was being spent. After a couple of false starts we ended up in Edinburgh. Edinburgh is a great place to live. Many people first moving to Edinburgh live south of the castle. As a rule of thumb, the further inland (south) you go, the higher you are and the worse the weather. The first two winters we were here, living on the north side, near the sea, the longest snow ... Read the complete review
by - written on 27/01/10 (Very useful, 280 readings)
Whilst discussing the recent inclemency of the weather with my pint-sized nan, I recalled a story to her about being sat on a Pallet and taken to Primary School by being dragged behind a lemon yellow Land Rover that wound its way through my snowbound village picking up kids along the way. She insisted that this must have been during the big snowfall of 1964, even though my dad would have only been 13 years old himself back then. This conversation, and nothing else, inspired me to go a bit Danny Wallace and book a last minute weekend trip to Edinburgh, all the way in Scotland which I'm recently reliably informed is actually firmly ensconced in the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 14/10/09 (Very useful, 40 readings)
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and the second biggest city within Scotland. The city itself is hugely popular with tourists from far and wide and it is not unusual to see huge groups of American or Asian tourists with their huge cameras strapped around their neck. The city offers a huge amount for visitors to see including the famous Edinburgh Castle, Mary King's Close, Edinburgh Dungeons, Edinburgh Zoo and a huge variety of theatres and museums. My wife and I had the joy of visiting Mary King's Close which is an old close (or street) that was built over in excess of a hundred years ago but the buildings themselves were used as foundations for the new ... Read the complete review
by - written on 20/08/09, updated on 20/08/09 (Very useful, 261 readings)
I have been living in Edinburgh now for five years, and in that time I have gone from loving the place to desperately wanting to leave. I am, however, marooned here for the foreseeable future, due to a combination of factors, the biggest one being sheer bad luck. We moved to Edinburgh from London for several reasons, the main one being my husband was working in the city at the time. Our daughter was due to leave her special school and the mainstream options available to her in London weren't great. Actually, that's being generous - they were hopeless. For several years Edinburgh had been portrayed as the best place to live for quality of life, and ... Read the complete review
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