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Edinburgh Castle and local sightseeing

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Edinburgh Castle and local sightseeing

Hi . I will be visiting Edinburgh between 26-30 June and have a day in hand as will be proceeding on a highland tour. Can I buy the Edinburgh castle entrance ticket there itself or will there be long queues. Also need suggestions for a good reasonable pub/restaurant safe for a single woman to spend some time as I will be travelling solo. Any suggestions ?

Thanks so much...

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1. Re: Edinburgh Castle and local sightseeing

https:/…tickets-prices

Book online.

As for pubs there are plenty to choose from and there will be no issue visiting alone.

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2. Re: Edinburgh Castle and local sightseeing

There are well over 1000 pub/restaurants in Edinburgh. OK, the ones at the bottom of the list will be basic. Where are you staying?

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3. Re: Edinburgh Castle and local sightseeing

I enjoyed a good meal at a Turkish restaurant/cafe of a lunch time on the Royal Mile not so far from the Castle. You can sit inside or outside. I prefer that because then I can watch people passing by to keep me entertained. They were very polite and the selection of deserts was wonderful. Very relaxed and informal.

Cafe Truva 3 locations and the menu is here

http://www.cafetruva.com/royal.php

Edited: 6:44 pm, June 12, 2018
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4. Re: Edinburgh Castle and local sightseeing

We booked online in advance for the castle and it definitely saved us time. Don’t miss the jewels!

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5. Re: Edinburgh Castle and local sightseeing

I booked a space thru Airbnb on Minto Road. So looks like pre purchasing the ticket will be better. Thank you everyone for the info provided. Can't wait to reach Edinburgh.... Scotland is so beautiful..

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6. Re: Edinburgh Castle and local sightseeing

I was there last week with my daughter and we never felt unsafe anywhere including the pubs.

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7. Re: Edinburgh Castle and local sightseeing

Try the White Hart Inn, a pub in Grassmarket at the bottom of the hill , down the steps from the Castle.It's one of Edinburgh's oldest pubs, very atmospheric and traditional with decent tasty pub food.Always busy.

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8. Re: Edinburgh Castle and local sightseeing

Fantastic... Thank you everyone for the great inputs.... And wish me luck for my first solo trip. :)

Edited: 2:44 am, June 14, 2018
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