A Complete Guide to Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

From Edinburgh Castle esplanade to Holyrood Palace, this comprehensive 14, 000-word guide tells the story of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and the intriguing cast of characters associated with it. Fascinating facts include : …

From Edinburgh Castle esplanade to Holyrood Palace, this comprehensive 14, 000-word guide tells the story of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and the intriguing cast of characters associated with it.

Fascinating facts include :

* Where 300 people were burned for practising witchcraft
* The location of the most haunted Close in Edinburgh
* Where you can see poet Robert Burns’ love letter
* The spot where Scotland’s last public hanging took place
* Where the world’s first encyclopedia was published

Other places of interest you can read about include : 1. Holyrood Park (a 650-acre highland-like landscape with three lochs and a 820-foot summit). 2. Greyfriars Bobby (his story and the location of his statue). Calton Hill (location of the National Monument and the Nelson Monument).

Royal Mile

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