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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.


Edinburgh Playhouse


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.


Edinburgh Castle

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.


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 .


Hibernian Football Club

Hibernian Football Club (informally known as "Hibs") is a Scottish football club from Edinburgh. Along with rivals Hearts, they represent Edinburgh in the Scottish Premier League. They are currently managed by Tony Mowbray. The club was founded in 1875 by Irish born football enthusiasts, and currently plays at the Easter Road ground in Leith. Hibs originally played at a ground near the Meadows, in the south of Edinburgh's Old Town but moved to Easter Road in the 1880s. They were the first major club in Scotland formed out of the immigrant Irish Catholic population (hence the name, from Hibernia, the Latin name for Ireland). As the first such team, their example led to the creation of Dundee Hibernian (now Dundee United) and Celtic.


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.


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.


Edinburgh Zoo

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.


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.


Dalkeith House


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.


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.

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Dalkeith Palace


Inveresk Lodge Garden - Musselburgh


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.


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

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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.


Edinburgh Airport

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.


Dalmeny House

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.


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.


Penicuik House


Dalmeny House

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.


Oxenfoord Castle


Oxenford Castle


Dundas Castle


Hopetoun House


Niddry Castle Golf Club - Broxburn

Welcome to the Niddry Castle Golf Club Website.(18-hole course Par 70, Length of 5914 yds). A great course for all levels & ability. With fantastic views towards the Pentland Hills. There are many interesting holes with many hazards. GolfWeb said "Interesting parkland course with castle in middle. Control and course management skills mandatory!". A warm welcome is given to all Visitors and if you would like to play the course or book for a visiting party, Our prices for packages are very competitive.


Longniddry Golf Club - Longniddry


Raith House


Raith


Gosford


Gosford House


Kilspindie Golf Club - Aberlady


House of the Binns - Linlithgow

An Edinburgh butter merchant, Thomas Dalyell, who had made his fortune at the court of King James VI and I in London, built the House of the Binns between 1612 and 1630. It has been the home of the Dalyell family ever since. The house is a good example of the early 17th-century transition in Scottish architecture from fortified stronghold to more spacious mansion. Important moulded plaster ceilings in four of the main rooms were added in 1630. The house's fascinating collection of portraits, furniture and porcelain reveals the life and interests of one family through the centuries, including one of its celebrated characters, General Tam Dalyell, about whom there is a wealth of legends.


Livingston Football Club

Livingston F.C. is a Scottish football team currently playing in the Scottish Premier League. They are currently managed by former Scotland midfielder Paul Lambert. The club was previously based in Edinburgh and known as Ferranti Thistle F.C. from 1943 and Meadowbank Thistle F.C. from 1974. This was changed to Livingston in 1995. Livingston FC won the Third Division title in the 1995/1996 season and over the next five years added the Second Division and First Division titles to the honour roll. Livingston F.C's first season ended in triumph as they were crowned champions of the Scottish Division Three for the 1995-96 season.


Dunfermline Athletic Football Club

Also known as DAFC, or the DA by local fans, and are nicknamed the Pars. Dunfermline were once managed by Jock Stein of Celtic and Scotland fame, and thanks to a good season in 2003/2004 they were back in Europe for the first time in 35 years when they were involved in the 2004/2005 UEFA Cup. In 2003 Dunfermline became the first European team to install a plastic artificial pitch at their East End Park stadium. The pitch was part of an experiment by UEFA to try and improve playing surfaces. In 2005 however, following a ruling by the Scottish Premier League, Dunfermline were forced to remove this surface and commence replacing it, with grass said to have originally been intented for Wembley Stadium.


Gullane Golf Club - Gullane

Gullane Golf Club offers championship quality links courses with dramatic views across the Firth of Forth to Edinburgh and Fife. The Courses do not have names but simply numbers which reflect their age.Visitors to Gullane are given a warm welcome at the visitors' Clubhouse where they are free to use all of the clubs Facilities. There is a practice area available before you play and caddies to guide you around the courses. Lockers, changing rooms, plus bar and catering are all available to refresh you before and after your round. A short six-hole course for young children to play is available next to the Visitors' Clubhouse.


Darn Hall


Coalstoun


Coalstoun House


Coalston


Haddington Golf Club - Haddington

Haddington Golf Club is a long established parkland course incorporated within the boundaries of a former country estate. The course is set in peaceful walled surroundings with the River Tyne on its North Boundary. The course, set in 130 acres, contains many natural features as well as much indigenous wildlife and offers a challenge to golfers of all categories. Haddington Golf Club also boasts an extensive practice area. Mature beech and other trees along the River Tyne come into play on the 11th and 15th holes. It's not a hard test, but very enjoyable for an average golfer. One or two old buildings of interest are dotted around the course. Haddington Golf Club prides itself on its welcoming attitude to visiting golfers.


Thornton Golf Club - Thornton

The course provides a challenge for the serious golfer and a real test for those who tend to hook and equally offers a pleasant golfing experience for all. The par 70, 18 holes (6155 yards) has a testing finishing 5 holes which holds the attention to the very end. Here the River Ore comes into play with the par 3, 14th "Burn" hole a particular feature. In addition to the excellent playing characteristics of the course there are also excellent practice facilities which include a nine hole putting green, substantial practice area (more than adequate for the longest hitter) and also a net practice area.


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