Take a walk in Holyrood Park and climb Salisbury Crags or Arthur's Seat for views of Edinburgh Castle.
Take a look inside Craigwell Cottage, Edinburgh a two-storey cottage which is part of the old Craigwell Brewery. It’s got all you need for a self-catering base in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town.
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You’ll find Craigwell Cottage an ideal location for your stay in Edinburgh – just a block from the Royal Mile, you can park your car or arrive by train or plane and walk all over the compact city centre.
Craigwell Cottage is an upside down house in that the open plan living/dining/kitchen is on the upper floor of the property, with views to the front over Calton Road to the garden of the Veteran’s Residence opposite, and views toRead more
Short breaks are popular at Craigwell Cottage – either for the weekend, or mid-week stays. As we’re so close to Edinburgh’s main attractions, most of what you need to enjoy a weekend in Edinburgh is only a short walk away.
On the ground floor of Craigwell Cottage are the two bedrooms – one double and one twin, as well as the bathroom. Craigwell Cottage is equipped to sleep up to four adults
Latest Blog Posts
Helpful suggestions for things to do on a visit to Edinburgh.
Claire’s Nursing Station at Tranent
For the benefit of Outlander enthusiasts who have read the series of books by Diana Gabaldon, we’ve been looking at the books with an ‘Edinburgh Eye’, finding places and things around Edinburgh to interest the hardiest of Outlander fans. Read more
Dragonfly in Amber – The Battle of Prestonpans
It was fun investigating around the Royal Mile in Edinburgh using Diana Gabaldon’s Voyager as a guide (see Outlander Exploring on the Royal Mile). So for the next adventure I’ve gone exploring out to East Lothian, down the coast to the east of Edinburgh to find out more about The Battle of Prestonpans, which features in Dragonfly in Amber, the second book in the Outlander series. Read more
Where is Carfax Close?
Since the release of the Outlander Starz Series 1 version of Diana Gabaldon’s tales of the adventures of Jamie and Claire, I’ve been returning time and again to the well-loved books to refresh my memory of the stories and complete the reading of the series (currently 8 main books, and many side tales).
I began to realise the power of Ms Gabaldon’s storytelling to attract visitors to Edinburgh when, back in 2013, Craigwell Cottage hosted the author and chef, Theresa Carle Sanders, known for cooking her way through the stories in her Outlander Kitchen. Read more