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Royal Yacht Britannia : copyright Yacht Events Ltd. The Ardleigh Guest House is conveniently located within reach of all major transport systems. Taxis and trains are close by at Haymarket Station, with Waverley main station just off Princes Street, by the Walter Scott monument. Edinburgh's airport is situated to the west of the city and is only 15 minutes away. A comprehensive network of bus routes will help you explore the city, while Murrayfield, famed for rugby, is nearby.

Close by there is the Historic Port of Leith, it is the final resting place of the decommissioned Royal yacht Britannia, it has been restored to its former glory and is now open to the public, (6.50) entrance, it gives you an incite of how the Royal Family travelled in style.

Close by is Newhaven Harbour with its Fisherman's Museum, it is full of interesting photographs and relics of days gone by.

The Peacock Inn is a restaurant in Newhaven that has a big menu, big helpings and at a reasonable price, it is well worth a visit.

Within walking distance, there is The Royal Botanical Gardens, they have many flowers and exotic plants from all corners of the world.

Edinburgh Castle
World famous Edinburgh Castle.
As well as Edinburgh's main attractions, the hotel is close to a thriving local community with famous pubs and well known restaurants where a host of different cuisine's, English, French, Italian, Eastern, will satisfy every taste!



Holyrood Palace
A view of Holyrood Palace at the
foot of the famous Royal Mile.


There are many things to see and do in the Old Town. There are 24 existing Visitor Attractions; a further two educational and visitor attractions are being planned. The Dynamic Earth, The Museum of Scotland, The Science Centre and The Festival Centre. Many visitors enjoy walking around this historic core exploring the many closes that thread their way through the Town.

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