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
Last-minute short breaks in Edinburgh 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 want to see 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
Good entertainment, things to see and do make a great weekend break for all ages. A weekend break at Craigwell Cottage can be very cost effective in comparison to expensive city centre hotels. Four people can stay with us for the price of one in a city centre hotel! Read more
An Edinburgh August: it’s a great month to experience the city, where there will be lots going on to keep everyone in the family entertained. Read more
As a frequent visitor to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo over the years, our family has got into something of a routine in planning our trips to this amazing spectacle, so when asked for some advice about where to park if coming to the tattoo from out of town, I realised that our experiences probably had enough ‘old timers’ knowledge in them to merit a little article on how we do it.
We really like the questions which have been chosen for April 2014’s #ScotlandHour, so we’re writing an article for our guests at Craigwell Cottage who may be interested in using our city centre cottage as a base for walking or other outdoor adventures in Edinburgh or around central Scotland.
On the Outlander Trail from Edinburgh
For fans of Diana Gabaldon's series of Outlander books, now a major TV Series on Starz Network, we've selected some ideas from the books to help you with a self-guided exploration of central Scotland's film locations.
Visit Outlander Filming Locations
In the early 1990s, the author Diana Gabaldon started to publish what would become a long-running series of novels which are initially set in Scotland, which would introduce her readers to different periods of history; to romance and time travel. Read more
Top Tips for Outlander Fans in Edinburgh
If you’re a fan of the Outlander series of books by Diana Gabaldon, you may be planning a trip to Scotland to find out more about the land which inspired your favourite characters. Read more
A Sketching trip to Culross with the National Trust for Scotland
When you’re on holiday it’s a great time to slow down a little and try your hand at a hobby you don’t usually have much time for, such as sketching. Read more