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Dirleton Castle

Located in Dirleton, East Lothian, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 9.9 miles away.

The gardens are home to the world's longest herbaceous border, as certified by the Guinness World Records. A short distance east of Edinburgh. Dirleton Castle was built in the thirteenth century. Used by Oliver Cromwell...

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Craigmillar Castle

Located in Craigmillar, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 15.3 miles away.

On the outskirts of Edinburgh. Craigmillar Castle was begun in the late fourteenth century by the Preston family, lairds of Craigmillar. Abandoned in the eighteenth century. The castle is now managed by Historic Scotland...

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Arthur's Seat

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 16.3 miles away.

The main peak in a group of hills in Holyrood Park, central Edinburgh. 251 metres above sea level. Offers spectacular views across the city. Salisbury Crags are a series of dramatic cliffs on a spur of Arthur's seat...

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Holyrood Palace

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 16.8 miles away.

Queen Elizabeth II's official residence in Scotland. Or the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scotland since the fifteenth century. Located in Edinburgh at the end of the Royal M...

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Scottish Parliament Building

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 16.9 miles away.

Opened in 2004 and designed by the Catalan architect Enric Miralles. Home of the Scottish Parliament. Located in the Holyrood area of Edinburgh...

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National Monument

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 17.2 miles away.

A memorial to those who died in the Napoleonic Wars. Located on Calton Hill with views across Edinburgh city. Begun in 1822, only partially built owing to lack of funds...

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Calton Hill

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 17.3 miles away.

A hill in central Edinburgh offering stunning views of the city. On and around the hill, the visitor can find the National Monument, Nelson's Monument, the Dugald Stewart Monument, the Royal High School, the City Observa...

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Tenements Edinburgh Old Town

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 17.3 miles away.

Located in the Old Town of Edinburgh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tenements are the equivalent of modern apartments. In Edinburgh, they date from the fifteenth century and can be up to ten stories high...

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Royal Museum

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 17.4 miles away.

The Royal Museum and Museum of Scotland make up the National Museums of Scotland. Exhibits covering geology, archaeology, natural history, science, technology and art. Home to 'Dolly The Sheep', the first successful clon...

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Scott Monument

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 17.6 miles away.

Monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott who died in 1832. Completed in 1844. Designed by George Meikle Kemp, a forty-five year old joiner, draftsman, and self-taught architect...

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Princes Street

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 17.6 miles away.

One of Edinburgh's most famous street, running about a mile (1.6km) through the city. Built during the eighteenth century as part of the New Town of Edinburgh and named after George III's sons, the 'Princes'. Shops run a...

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The National Gallery of Scotland Complex

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 17.7 miles away.

Comprises: i.) The National Gallery of Scotland, ii.) The Royal Scottish Academy Building and iii.) The Weston Link. Works by Raphael, Titian, El Greco, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Monet, Cézanne, Degas, Gaug...

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Edinburgh Castle

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 17.8 miles away.

One of Scotland's top tourist attractions. Built on the basalt plug of an extinct volcano. Edinburgh Castle domintaes the city. The castle houses the oldest building in Edinburgh, St Margaret's Chapel. Home to the Edinbu...

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Mellerstain House

Located in Kelso, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 19.3 miles away.

Built between 1725 and 1778. Mellerstain House is located in the Scottish Borders. Their website invites the visitor to 'come and discover the story of Mellerstain for a day, and enjoy the fabulous paintings, embroidery,...

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St Monan's Kirk

Located in St. Monance, Fife, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 20.8 miles away.

There's been a church here since the ninth century. Located by the sea in Fife, east Scotland. Existing building dates from the fourteenth century. Renovated, along with many churches, in Victorian era...

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Melrose Abbey

Located in Melrose, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 21.1 miles away.

The emblamed heart of Robert the Bruce supposedly buried in its grounds. Melrose Abbey has a violent history. Richard II burned the Abbey in 1385. Henry VIII's amry damaged it in 1544. Oliver Cromwell's army bombarded it...

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Smailholm Tower

Located in Kelso, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 21.7 miles away.

Located on the Scottish Borders. A 'Peel Tower' or one of a number of fortifiactions running along the Borders used as a lookout for approaching armies. On signs of danger, torches would be lit...

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Dryburgh Abbey

Located in Dryburgh, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 23.0 miles away.

Burial place of Sir Walter Scott and Field Marshal Haig. Dryburgh Abbey suffered at the hands of invading English armies in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries. Founded in the twelfth century. Dryburgh Abbey is managed...

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Kelso Abbey

Located in Kelso, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 24.4 miles away.

Built in the twelfth century. Kelso Abbey was a wealthy and powerful abbey in which the Scottish King James III was crowned in 1460. Owing to its location close to the English border, Kelso Abbey was frequently damaged b...

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Neidpath Castle

Located in Peebles, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 25.1 miles away.

Built in the thirteenth century. Neidpath Castle is located in the Borders of Scotland. Visitors have included Mary, Queen of Scots, James VI, William Wordsworth and Sir Walter Scott. Privately owned by the Earl of Wemys...

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