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Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

Few places in Scotland encapsulate the country’s history, culture, heritage and architecture like Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. Stretching gently down from Edinburgh Castle, curled up like a gigantic stone sleeping dragon at the top end, to the majestic Baroque Palace of Holyroodhouse at its lower end, the Royal Mile is an esplanade to be savoured with …

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Scotland’s Stalwart Castles

When people think of Scotland, they likely think of bagpipes, whiskey, and castles. And, castles are a large part of the landscape in Scotland– from those offering sweeping vistas – to fortifications in city centers – to crumbling ruins in the highlands that have taken their former inhabitant’s secrets to the grave. Visiting castles should be a part …

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