Edinburgh Tourist Information
Places to visit while you stay at the Osbourne Hotel, Edinburgh
53 - 59 York place Edinburgh EH1 3JD Scotland
email: contact@osbourne-hotel.co.uk

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NB: We are only 5 minutes walk from Edinburgh's main rail station - Waverley Station and the Main bus station - St Andrews Bus Station.  All the attractions below are really on our doorstep.
Edinburgh Castle:
Edinburgh Castle, one of the strongest and most important fortresses in Scotland, dates from the 12th century.  It was the scene of many fierce battles over the centuries between English and Scots and between various factions.  In 1566 Mary, Queen of Scots, gave birth to the future James VI in the castle.  The castle is the home of the Scottish Crown Jewels, and the Stone of Destiny - on which the Kings of Scots were inaugurated.
Holyrood Palace:
Dates from the 16th century and has been added to over the centuries. Holyrood Abbey was founded by David I around 1128.  David Rizzio, Mary, Queen of Scots's secretary was murdered here in her presence by men including her husband, Lord Darnley. Bonnie Prince Charlie stayed here in 1745. 
City Tours:
We will be delighted to arrange these for you.
Day Trips to The Borders, Loch Lomond, Loch Ness, The Highlands:
We will be delighted to arrange these for you.
The Playhouse Theatre:
The venue for national and international shows, reviews, musicals and concerts of all types. Edinburgh Playhouse, 18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA
Warner Brothers Multi Screen Cinema:
All the latest releases ....on your doorstep!
The Edinburgh International Festival:
Every August, for most of the month....The Edinburgh International Festival ("Three weeks of illuminating, entertaining, joyous, stimulating, provoking, unusual and captivating performances in one of the world’s most beautiful cities") and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival  ... for many years even bigger than the official festival - the largest artistic event in the UK ...everything and anything!
Edinburgh Military Tattoo:
During the first 3 weeks in August in the Castle Esplanade celebrating over 50 years of music and spectacle set against the world famous backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.  You simply have to book early or be disappointed!
The New Town:
Even though it was built in the 18th century, it is stilled called the New Town and is the largest area of Georgian architecture in Europe.  Takes a stroll through these gracious squares and tree-lined crescents.
St James Shopping Centre:
St James Centre, to the east end of the city centre, forms a natural extension to the city's prime shopping thoroughfare, Princes Street.  It houses John Lewis, Harvey Nichols and a large range and mix of others.  It has a selections of restaurants and eateries.  Facilities include Car Park, Toilets, Cash Machine, Baby Changing Facilities, Lift, Escalators, Shopmobility.

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