A trip to Edinburgh

Last week I spent a wonderful two days in beautiful Edinburgh, Scotland. I started with a picnic on Calton Hill, where there are loads of fascinating monuments and a fantastic view of the city:

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We walked along the Royal Mile and saw St Giles cathedral, which was really beautiful inside and out, and walked up to the castle:

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We walked down to see Scott monument, which is really cool:

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There are so many beautiful vies in Edinburgh, from the view from Calton Hill to Castle Hill:

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But my favourite view my far was the view from Arthur’s seat, which I was so in awe of that I didn’t even take a picture. The view from the other side was also beautiful though:

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and the hill itself:

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We walked back past a lot of lakes:

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and had a lovely wander around the Old Town and the New Town. We did a bit of shopping, had ice cream, and had a lovely dinner at the Elephant House, where JK Rowling wrote a lot of Harry Potter. Walking back from the station in Durham, we were also blessed with this beautiful view, which finished off the weekend perfectly:

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