22 May 2016

Visiting Edinburgh

We spent a few days in Edinburgh last week.
I loved it! It's a beautiful city.
We enjoyed the sights.
We had good food and a few cold beers.
Something warm might have been more appropriate
because the wind from the sea was quite cold
despite the beautiful spring weather.

Old Town with the Edinburgh Castle in the background.

Nelson's Monument on Calton Hill.

The Palace of Holyroodhouse.

The ruins of the abbey at the Palace. 

The Palace seen from Calton Hill.

View towards Old Town.

View over New Town.

View over Edinburgh from Calton Hill. 

We took the train to North Berwick on Saturday.
We visited the Scottish Seabird Centre
and had a lovely lunch. After that we took the bus
to Tantallon Castle.

View from Tantallon Castle.

Bass Rock on the left and Isle of May
further away on the right.
34 000 pairs of gannets nest on the Bass Rock.

Inside Tantallon Castle.
The Castle was built in the 1350s.

Enjoying a walk on the beach in North Berwick.

I will share more photos from Edinburgh
over the next weeks.


  1. Dear Gunilla,
    I think this was a wonderful visit, your pictures are so beautiful. I like it to see more!
    Have a nice Sunday,

  2. Vakre bilder! Skottland har mye fint å se på :)

    God søndag!

  3. Gunilla, this looks like a wonderful trip, thanks for taking me along.

  4. Hello, gorgeous tour of Edinburgh. I love the coastline shots too. Lovely post, thanks for sharing your visit. Happy Sunday, enjoy your day and week ahead!

  5. This is a city that I'd love to visit - you got some excellent shots of it, and it looks like you were lucky with the weather.

    1. We were very lucky: three days out of four were sunny.

  6. Beautiful series that you made.
    Greetings Tinie

  7. How did you manage to get blue sky over Edinburgh???!!! I've never had any lol

    1. I'm not sure, but three days out of four were sunny.

  8. Wonderful photos! I'd love to visit Edinburgh. It looks like a beautiful city.

  9. Itt is a wonerful city and these shots brings back memories of the 13 months I spent there whil I trained to be a Midwife.

  10. Flotte bilder !
    Det er eit historisk sus over den fine byen.

  11. Never been in Edinburgh, so thank you so much for your intresting photos!

  12. Glad you enjoyed your visit Gunilla.....and you even had time to include Tantallon!
    Have a good week,

  13. Mahdottoman kauniita rakennuksia siellä on. Oliko kiva matka?

    1. Oli upea matka. Voin lämpimästi suositella!

  14. This is a beautiful town !! Thanks for sharing your fantastic photos !! Greetings !

  15. Moi. Mahtavia rakennuksia ja muutenkin ihan mieletön paikka. Kiitos kuvista.

  16. Moikka, upeita kuvia upeasta paikasta. Terkkuja.

  17. What a beautiful place and magnificent ocean shots ~ sounds like a delightful few days ~

    Happy Week to you ~ ^_^

  18. Glad gou enjoyed it! It's our favourite city. And Tantallon is amazing too!

  19. Wonderful place to visit - I'll be in Scotland by this time next week!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

  20. Hi Gunilla,
    Beautiful series!
    Love it a lot...

    I have moved to:

    Warm greetings, Anna

  21. Olipa upea ja todella kuvauksellinen paikka!

  22. I was there almost 40 years ago - loved it! Thank you for a lovely trip down memory lane.

  23. Welch abwechslungsreiche und schöne Gegend,
    mit tollen Bauten und viel Interessantem....
    ein schöner Rundgang...
    Liebe Grüße, Karin

  24. Great captures of your trip to Edinburgh, Gunilla! I love the castle as well as the ruins of the abbey! Hoep you had fun and rest!
    A gentle reminder to include one of your beautiful photos to SEASONS - still time to link till Wednesday 7pm, US Pacific time. Hope to see you there this week:)

  25. A wonderful travel to famous places - thanks for sharing :-)


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