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  Royal Mile Hotels, Royal Mile Guesthouses, Royal Mile Self Catering Accommodation
Positioned on the Royal Mile, Scotlands most exclusive address, the Royal Mile Residence is the finest in luxury serviced-apartments in Edinburgh.
Located on the Royal Mile in the heart of Edinburgh, this is a hotel with a difference.
Royal Garden Apartments lets you combine a relaxing holiday experience with the most flexible living arrangements, the ideal opportunity for leisure or business, where time is of the essence, using our luxury facilities just as a home of your own.
www.topedinburghhotels.co.uk /Hotels/royal_mile.htm   (2260 words)

  
  Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Royal Mile Edinburgh
The Royal Mile is a historic street in Edinburgh Old Town, stretching from the Castle to the Palace.
With the Scottish Parliament building due to open its doors next spring, the Royal Mile’s importance to the political and cultural life of Scotland’s capital city cannot be ignored.
At the recent RIAS conference Rethinking the Royal Mile I was given the unenviable task of talking on a period of time that many in the audience were extremely familiar with.
www.edinburgharchitecture.co.uk /royal_mile_edinburgh.htm   (2746 words)

  
 Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood; The Royal Mile: Scotland
Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood; The Royal Mile: Scotland
Probably Edinburgh's oldest street, The Royal Mile connects Edinburgh Castle (photograph above) with the Palace of Holyrood House.
Today the Palace is often used as a Royal Residence, and this means that it is sometimes closed to the public at irregular times.
www.aboutscotland.com /edin/royal.html   (950 words)

  
 Royal Lochnagar Visit
The distillery was awarded its Royal Warrant in 1848 when John Begg invited Prince Albert to visit the distillery from the nearby Balmoral, the Queen’s residence in the Highlands.
Royal Lochnagar only require to mash 4 times a week in order to produce sufficient quantities for their needs.
Royal Lochnagar is one of the few distilleries which still use tradition worm tub condensors.
www.royalmilewhiskies.com /viewindex.asp?article_id=dist_rloch&   (1619 words)

  
 Royal Insight > July 2004 > Focus > Flower of Scotland
Dressed in their green tunics, about 120 members of the Royal Company form avenues down which The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh proceed while guests are presented to them.
He and his staff are responsible for transforming the Palace from a visitor attraction complete with signage, ropes and tour guides into a Royal residence capable of hosting The Queen and other members of the Royal Family, and receiving thousands of guests for receptions and ceremonies.
Members of the Royal Household, who are usually based at Buckingham Palace, travel up to Edinburgh to provide support with ceremonies and hospitality.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/page3311.asp   (857 words)

  
 Places to Visit - Edinburgh's Royal Mile
Edinburgh's Royal Mile (it is actually one mile and 107 yards from entrance to Edinburgh Castle to the gates of the Palace of Holyrood House) is not only a popular tourist attraction but also provides a fascinating insight into the history of the City and of Scotland itself.
The original building contained a Camera Obscura in the middle of the 19th century and was expanded by Sir Patrick Geddes a sociologist and a pioneer of town planning.
The Assembly Halls, with its skyline of towers and turrets was built as "recently" as the latter half of the 19th century, designed by the architect William Henry Playfair.
www.rampantscotland.com /visit/blvisitroyalmile.htm   (954 words)

  
 Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood; The Royal Mile: Scotland
Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood; The Royal Mile: Scotland
Probably Edinburgh's oldest street, The Royal Mile connects Edinburgh Castle (photograph above) with the Palace of Holyrood House.
Today the Palace is often used as a Royal Residence, and this means that it is sometimes closed to the public at irregular times.
www.aboutscotland.co.uk /edin/royal.html   (959 words)

  
 Great Places to Stay - Royal Mile Residence, Edinburgh
The Royal Mile Residence has recently opened on the historic High Street, also known as the Royal Mile as it runs from the Castle down to the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
A real coup for the Royal Mile Residence is to secure complimentary membership to Escape, the state of the art sport and leisure centre at the Scotsman Hotel, around the corner on North Bridge, just off the High Street.
The postal address is Royal Mile Residence, 219 Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1BU.
www.rampantscotland.com /stay/bldev_stay_royalmile.htm   (1021 words)

  
 Royal Edinburgh, The Royal Yacht Britannia and Holyrood Palace Edinburgh
Continue your tour down the famous Royal Mile, the thoroughfare of medieval Edinburgh which links the Castle with the Palace Of Holyroodhouse - HM The Queen's official residence in Scotland.
Decommissioned in 1997, the Yacht belonged to Her Majesty The Queen and was used for official state occasions and private holidays by the Royal Family.
The Royal Museum of Scotland on Chambers Street is a splendid Victorian building, housing rich international collections, also the Museum Of Scotland, where you can discover the history of Scotland, from its geological beginnings right up to the 21st Century.
www.edinburgh.org /royal   (497 words)

  
 Walk down history
We are now on the Lawnmarket section of the Royal Mile and crossing the road again, you enter the world of old Edinburgh.
Across the Royal Mile and down Advocate's Close (one of the many closes which open off the street) is DOM, an arts project with permanent exhibition space in one of Edinburgh's oldest houses.
Heading further down the Royal Mile on the right-hand side is The Brass Rubbing Centre.
www.visitscotland.com /aboutscotland/explorebymap/edinburgh/royalmile?view=Standard   (972 words)

  
 The Royal Mile - A Guided Walk From The Official Edinburgh Military Tattoo Web Site
Approaching the main entrance, past the I9th-century fountain modelled on Linlithgow Palace's, the battered stonework of the left-hand tower with the conical turrets looks much older than the one on the right, and indeed it is, being the famous apartments of Mary, Queen of Scots, built by her father James V in I 535.
Or to remember her son running down the stairs in his underwear to receive the news, brought to him by a man who had covered 400 miles on horseback in two and a half days, that he was King of England as well as Scotland.
There are plenty of places to choose from at the bottom of the Royal Mile, or you're heading down from the top of Arthur's Seat it might make more sense to head for the Old Town instead.
www.edinburgh-tattoo.co.uk /edinburgh/royalmile06.html   (1620 words)

  
 The Royal Mile
The Royal Mile, the name given to the ridge linking the Castle with Holyrood, was described by Daniel Defoe in 1724 as 'the largest, longest and finest street for buildings and number of inhabitants, not in Britain only, but in the World'.
Almost exactly a mile in length, it is divided into four separate streets: Castlehill, Lawnmarket, High Street and Canongate.
After the construction of the New Town, much of the housing along the Royal Mile degenerated into a notorious slum, but has since shaken off that reputation, becoming once again a highly desirable place to live.
www.visitscotland.com /library/edinburghroyalmile   (150 words)

  
 Royal Mile Pub
The Royal Mile Pub has been nestled in downtown Wheaton for more than 20 years.
In the tradition of Scottish pubs before them, the Royal Mile Pub has a strong focus on their surrounding community.
From fantastic food and drink to live entertainment in a cozy Scottish pub atmosphere, there’s something here to satisfy any appetite.
www.royalmilepub.com   (84 words)

  
 Edinburgh Architecture - The Royal Mile
The building was originally built in 1753 as the Royal Exchange which was its function until 1811 when the Town Council took it over for use as chambers.
The present day Visitor Information Centre on Edinburgh's Royal Mile had a long and interesting history as the Tron Kirk, which was used as a church from 1648 until 1952.
James Smith designed the exterior of the Canongate church, at the eastern end of the Royal Mile, with a curious curvilinear shape.
www.scotcities.com /capital.htm   (1491 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "Royal Mile": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The lower half of what is now the Royal Mile became known as the Canongate, a separate burgh named after the canons at Holyrood.
A week later she was formally welcomed to her capital city, dining in Edinburgh Castle before proceeding down the Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, where she held a famous audience with John Knox.
Royal Mile Residence -- Travelers rate this hotel and other popular hotels in Edinburgh.
www.amazon.com /phrase/Royal-Mile   (626 words)

  
 Royal Mile Residence
The Front apartments enjoy a unique view over the Royal Miles hustle and bustle, a perfect place to relax and watch the life of Scotland's capital pass beneath you.
To find directions to Royal Mile Residence please refer to the map and directions page.
Located at the bottom end of the Royal Mile a 5 minute walk from the Royal Mile Residence.
www.priceline.co.uk /pcln/hotel/223554   (653 words)

  
 Edinburgh Webcams - Travel, Hotels and Attractions in Edinburgh
Designed by the late Catalan architect Enric Miralles, with Edinburgh architects RMJM, work was completed in 2004 and the Scottish Politicians moved in late in 2004.
This Edinburgh webcam is located at the High Street area of the historic Royal Mile, probably Edinburgh's oldest street.
A live video stream from the centre of Edinburgh.
www.camvista.com /scotland/edinburgh/index.php3   (343 words)

  
 (GCKTYP) Not Edinburgh's Royal Mile by marmal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Clues 1,2,4 and 6 can all be seen from the Royal Mile and 3 is only about 10 metres from it.
It has the Castle at one end and the Royal palace of Holyrood at the other but in between there have been so many shady and shameful things going on that royal is maybe not the best word to describe them.
As he was being escorted up the Royal Mile for the last time, he passed Moray House, outside which you should now be standing.
www.geocaching.com /seek/cache_details.aspx?wp=GCKTYP   (1907 words)

  
 The Royal Mile - A Guided Walk From The 2006 Official Edinburgh Military Tattoo Web Site
Some of the extensions and alterations were undertaken by Patrick Geddes-the man responsible for preserving much of the Royal Mile, and a pioneer of town planning-who lived here towards the end of the last century.
It was designed at the end of the 17th century by the mason who had a hand in Charles lI's extension to Holyrood Palace and it reflected the superior tastes of the well-to-do at the time, and can reasonably claim to be the city's first proper square.
The protest came to a shocked and abrupt conclusion, but by James Vl's royal command the culprit was never brought to justice, probably because his father happened to be the Chancellor of Caithness.
www.edinburgh-tattoo.co.uk /edinburgh/royalmile02.html   (1845 words)

  
 Edinburgh Accommodation Index - A - Z bed and breakfast, guest house accommodation in Edinburgh
Situated 1 mile from Edinburgh Castle, Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Palace and on a main bus route.
Quietly situated in a leafy conservation area a little over a mile from the city centre, our Victorian house is well located for all tourist attractions, with Edinburgh University, the Royal College of Surgeons and the Festival Theatre within walking distance.
Ideally situated in Edinburgh's Royal Mile, our bed and breakfast is less than a 5 minute walk away from Princes Street, providing the ultimate location for enjoying the city centre and Edinburgh Castle.
www.scottishaccommodationindex.com /edinburghthirdpage.php   (1733 words)

  
 Discounted Hotels In Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Situated in one of Edinburgh's most desirable locations, opposite the Royal Botanic Gardens, this early-Victorian town house is also within easy reach of the city?s renowned Prince?s Street.
We are situated 1 mile south west of Edinburgh City Centre - walk through the Meadows to the historic Royal Mile.
The hotel is located in the heart of the old town, just a few minutes walk from all the major tourist attractions, including the Festival Theatre, the National Museum and the Royal Mile, which is just a stone's throw away.
www.online-hotel-bookings.co.uk /unitedkingdom/edinburgh   (1454 words)

  
 Hostel Reviews - Royal Mile Backpackers Hostel - Edinburgh, Scotland .
The staff were very friendly and helpful and they always seem to be having a good time.
The dorms were adequate and the hostel is in a great location right on the Royal Mile, walking distance to most tourist sites.
The washroom facilities were clean, but in typical hostel fashion, small shower stalls and small toilet stalls.
www.guideforeurope.com /royalmilereviews.html   (160 words)

  
 Royal Mile Backpackers - Edinburgh - Scotland's Top Hostels
Royal Mile Backpackers is a small and cosy city-centre hostel overlooking Scotland's most famous street, only a few minutes walk from the Castle and handy to just about everything.
The Royal Mile sits in the heart of the Old Town in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.
As a UNESCO world heritage city, Edinburgh's beautiful and dramatic skyline has endeared travellers to this magical city for centuries.
www.royalmilebackpackers.com /index.htm   (176 words)

  
 Royal Mile Backpackers - Edinburgh, Scotland
At the top turn left at the Royal Bank of Scotland onto the High Street on the Royal Mile and we're down there on the left hand side above a cafe.
At the top turn left onto the High Street on the Royal Mile and then cross the traffic lights at Northbridge and then we're down there on the left hand side up a small flight of steps.
Located on the famous Royal Mile - the best location to explore everything that Edinburgh has to offer.
www.hostelz.com /hostel/7177-Royal-Mile-Backpackers   (465 words)

  
 Royal Terrace Hotel Edinburgh - Royal Mile Hotels, Book Hotel Royal Terrace by Phone
Royal Terrace Hotel Edinburgh - Royal Mile Hotels, Book Hotel Royal Terrace by Phone
The hotel is located a short five minute walk from Princes Street, close to the Playhouse in a great central city area.
Work is expected to continue until the middle of June 2006, however please check for an update if travelling close to this date.
www.royalmilehotels.com /edinburgh_hotel/royal_terrace_hotel.php   (206 words)

  
 Royal Mile Apartment - Edinburgh, Scotland
Enhance your visit to this lively and vibrant city with a relaxing stay at the Royal Mile Apartment.
This fantastic apartment in the heart of the historic Royal Mile with all tourist attractions on its doorstep is excellently located, being only a few minutes walk from the famous Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and the Waverley train station.
The non-smoking apartment is suitable for 4 guests, and has a lounge with dining area and great views over the Royal Mile, a modern fully equipped kitchen with washing machine/drier, a modern bathroom with bath & shower, a double bedroom and a twin bedroom.
www.hostelz.com /hotel/33463-Royal-Mile-Apartment   (326 words)

  
 ROYAL MILE MAPS- THE ROYAL MILE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Royal Mile is actually 1 mile and 107 yards in length made up of five streets that link the Castle at the top to Holyrood Palace at the bottom.
The High Street was built by King James VI Up until 1856 The Canongate was an indepentent burough separated from Edinburgh and the rest of the Royal Mile by the Netherbow gate and the Old City Wall.
Horse Wynd was where the Royal Coaches, departing form White Horse Close would make there way South to London.
www.edinburgh-royalmile.com /maps/royalmilemap.html   (167 words)

  
 Edinburgh Self Catering Rental Accommodation 103 The Royal Mile
Number 6 is a modern self-catering rental apartment in one of the oldest parts of Edinburgh, just a hundred or so yards up the Royal Mile from the Palace of Holyrood House and the new Scottish Parliament.
The Royal Mile runs from Holyrood Palace to Edinburgh Castle.
It's less than a mile walk up to the castle (downhill on the way back...), and you'll pass lots of cafés, restaurants and shops including Caddonheads, the best malt whisky shop in Edinburgh.
www.aboutscotland.com /edin/royalmile103.html   (517 words)

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