Edinburgh New Town

    Edinburgh new town audio tour
    Andrew lownie author
    30 Apr 2016
    Clock 45min      Length1.5mi
    Rating
    3 ratings
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    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    On this literary tour, you'll find out about Edinburgh’s most famous classic as well as modern authors. Starting along Princes Street, the dividing line between Old Edinburgh and the New Town, author Andrew Lownie will show you where writers, such as Sir Walter Scott, Stevie Smith or Catherine Sinclair, used to live, drink, and get inspired.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Princes Street Gardens, Scott Monument, Melville Monument

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    The route starts at Waverley Bridge Street entrance of Princes Mall. It is located at the east end of Princes Street in the City Centre, next to Edinburgh Waverley railway station.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Milnes Bar, Queen Street Gardens, Cornerstone bookstore inside St John's Church

    Best time of day:

    Any time during the day is best, but evening is suitable too.

    Precautions:

    Be careful when you cross roads and watch out for your belongings.

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    Interesting and worth doing.

    Posted by Heather , over 3 years ago

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