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The Dunstane Houses, Edinburgh

Anna Smith travels to Edinburgh for a long-awaited stay at The Dunstane Houses.

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The Kitchin. Leith

Set in a converted whisky bonded warehouse in Leith, the eponymous Kitchin combines British seasonal cuisine with the techniques of French cooking

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Terry Marsh braves a visit to the famous Rosslyn Chapel and finds there's more to it than cracking codes.

Rosslyn Chapel. Experience a piece of history without code cracking

Long before Dan Brown and the Da Vinci Code heaped attention on this extravagantly ornate chapel set on a low hill above Roslin Glen in the Midlothian countryside south of Edinburgh it had been a popular destination for generations of curious travellers.

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Hotel du Vin. A classy touch of French in Edinburgh.

It’s the Edinburgh Festival and we are in the best position for the fringe fun. Hotel du Vin is near Bristo Square, a peaceful distance from the hoards.

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Round Britain Cruise on Royal Princess

For many International travellers, perhaps the best way of exploring the British Iles is from the comfort of a luxury cruise ship. Andy Mossack joins Royal Princess at Edinburgh for the last few days of her 12 night around Britain cruise.

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The Principal Edinburgh

Things have changed since I last stayed at 19-21 George Street. The former George Hotel is now The Principal Edinburgh and its facelift is looking good.

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