April 21, 2024


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Edinburgh Photo Diary 2022 – Let’s talk beauty

While my partner and I ended up up in Scotland earlier in the calendar year serving to just take treatment of my father, we took the possibility to do a swift overnight vacation to Edinburgh. It was a chilly pair of times, but we created the most of it, at minimum being dry and this is a metropolis with so quite a few lovely coffee outlets to quit in to warm up!

24 hours in Edinburgh

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Pretty Edinburgh

In actuality, our 1st halt as shortly as we received off the train was to go to The Milkman. This is this sort of a well known café in Edinburgh, if you love very good espresso, a sweet handle and a cosy environment then I can really advise viewing.

The Milkman Cafe

The Milkman Edinburgh

We stayed at one more 1 of the motels in the Locke Team (which we remain at pretty usually in Manchester). The Edinburgh Eden Locke was in a great site, very central, and it seems to be understated but charming from the street. Our room was brilliant and present day, all their motels are styled to perfection. What I like about this lodge team is that they’re mini flats, so you have a kitchen area and dining space.

Apartment hotel Edinburgh

Best Hotel In Edinburgh

Edinburgh Eden Lock Hotel

Though it was chilly (March) we lucked out with the weather keeping dry and a person of the times we experienced blue skies all day! We enjoy to just discover and get off the beaten keep track of, identifying new areas and stumbling across cafés and really streets. Also it is usually so a great deal quieter even if you just go 1 road over from the main tourist areas!

Greyfriars Bobby Pub Edinburgh

No check out to Edinburgh would be entire with out a pay a visit to to the famous Greyfriars Kirkyard Graveyard to visit the grave of Greyfriars Bobby, Scotland’s most popular dog! The graveyard dates back to 1650, and it is also rumoured to be the place J.K Rowling obtained the inspiration for numerous of her characters names in her Harry Potter novels, if you research the gravestones you will come across graves with names pretty comparable to those people in the publications, like McGonagall, imagine Scrimgeour, Riddell and Moodie. So preserve your eyes peeled if you are a Potterhead.

Right after a walk all around the graveyard, you have to pop into the Greyfriars Bobby Bar for a pint of regionally brewed Innis & Gunn!

Exploring Edinburgh Scotland

Edinburgh Castle View

If you have ever visited a Brewdog, you will know they have an substantial collection of beer to pick from and their Vegan meals choices are Wonderful also! Greatest Vegan Burger and chips I have experienced in a prolonged time. Edinburgh has not long ago opened a single of the Brewdog Hotels, termed the Doghouse. We did not say listed here (regrettably) but the bar connected to the beer themed resort is open up to the community, and it was the perfect spot to rest our legs and refuel following a long day of strolling. I like that they have excellent Alcohol Free beer as well as a selection of Vegan and Gluten Free of charge beers way too!

Brewdog Doghouse Edinburgh

Brewdog Doghouse Hotel Edinburgh

We have visited Edinburgh pretty a several periods in excess of the many years, as my family are living about an hour North of the metropolis. So we have visited all the primary points of interest like the castle, Scottish Museum, Countrywide Portrait Gallery and finished a couple of of the ghost excursions too. On this pay a visit to, we resolved to just check out the streets, and take a look at some new locations of the city.

Edinburgh Castle

Pretty Store Fronts Edinburgh

Colourful Edinburgh Streets

I am a sucker for hunting on Instagram for new & enjoyable hunting vegan food stuff options and I realized upcoming time I was in Edinburgh that I 100000% would be having to pay a visit to Considerit. They’re an all vegan bakery and their doughnuts and sweet treats are remarkable. I had a tough time picking what to have (in no way a terrible detail) I went for the pistachio and white chocolate and my partner went for the double chocolate, they were Huge! Effectively well worth the walk, and it was pleasant to get out of the metropolis centre and take a look at the region.

Considerit Vegan Doughnuts Edinburgh

Vegan Doughnuts Edinburgh City

Edinburgh The Royal Mile

Photos of Edinburgh

If you’re lucky ample to capture a sunset in Edinburgh, you will not be let down, it is my favourite time of day in the city. The properties glow, and appear like they’ve been painted a golden colour. The castle seems to be beautiful bathed in the light of the sunset. I do like that Edinburgh has so numerous of its historic properties continue to intact. The cityscape appears virtually as it would have hundreds of several years in the past, and there is a thing very magical about that! I can see why J.K Rowling took so significantly inspiration from this attractive city.Scottish National Gallery

Exploring Edinburgh Scotland

Historical Edinburgh

The Milkman Coffee, really has two destinations in Edinburgh – very shut collectively (on Cockburn street), and because we beloved the to start with café so substantially we determined to end at the other a single in advance of we bought the practice home. This just one at the top rated of Cockburn street is extremely vibrant and airy, it is a relaxed oasis from the hustle and bustle of Edinburgh. They had some excellent Vegan cakes on offer and the espresso was best notch at the time all over again.

The Milkman Cafe Edinburgh

Vegan Cakes Edinburgh

Top Coffee Shops in Edinburgh

Permit me know what you really like to do in Edinburgh, any should see sites, cafés or solution spots you have found.

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Winter Sunset in Edinburgh