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Historical interest: Edinburgh

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Edinburgh has been inhabited since around 1500 BC, making it one of the longest continuously populated places in northern Europe. In fact, recent archaeological excavations at Edinburgh Castle have uncovered evidence that Bronze-Age inhabitants were living on the rocky crag on which the castle stands as long ago as 850 BC. Two thousand years ago, during the Iron Age, the rock was a hill-fort settlement.

Over the millennia the city grew in importance, and by the end of the 15th century was established as Scotland's capital. In 1566, nearly one year after marrying her second husband, Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to their child, Prince James, in Edinburgh Castle. In 1568, she fled to England, leaving behind a divided nation and her infant son James, who later became the King of Scotland.

Scotland's links with England became closer after 1603, when James VI of Scotland became James I of England, effectively uniting the two crowns. Edinburgh ceased to be the principal site of the royal court, although it did continue to have its own Parliament.

In 1707, the Act of Union (uniting the Scottish and English parliaments) knocked a nail into the coffin of Scotland's independence, although Scotland retained its own Church and separate legal and educational systems. However, with the re-introduction of the Scottish Parliament in 1999, Edinburgh has become a centre of political power once again.

Selection of hotels in this region:

Grove Street Apartments

Dalhousie Castle

The Clarendon Hotel

Carlton Hotel (Winter 2 Night Offer)

Novotel Edinburgh Centre

Royal Ettrick Hotel

Holyrood Aparthotel

Apex City Hotel

Linton Court Apartments

Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club Golf Package

The Greens Hotel

Park Hotel

Edinburgh Moat House

Edinburgh Moat House and 15 days parking

Ramada Jarvis Edinburgh Murrayfield

Tailors Hall Hotel

The Glasshouse


The Balmoral

George Inter-Continental Hotel

Parliament House Hotel

Frederick House Hotel

Prestonfield House Hotel

Holiday Inn Edinburgh North

Mount Royal Ramada Jarvis

Bruntsfield Hotel

Herald House Hotel

The Howard

Channings Classic

Point Hotel

Learmonth Ramada Jarvis

Apex European Hotel


Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Royal Scots Club

Norton House Hotel

Edinburgh Marriott Hotel

Rothesay Hotel

Menzies Belford Hotel

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa

Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor

Le Meridien Edinburgh

Apex International

Roxburghe Hotel

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