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Royal Mile Apartments in Edinburgh

Edinburgh's Royal Mile is the jewel in the capital's crown; an exciting, engaging and interesting place to stay whatever the time of year. Packed with sights to see, things to do and home to some of the city's best eating and shopping, there's something for everyone to enjoy, explore and experience.

The historical heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, the Royal Mile is actually four distinct streets, running between two of the city's most important historical landmarks: Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. The Castle, built on an ancient plug of volcanic rock, dominates the landscape of the city, and as the Mile slopes gently down towards the Palace you can literally walk through the history of Edinburgh.

The Castle itself is a must-visit, commanding beautiful views from its forbidding ramparts, and containing a wealth of Scottish history. At the other end of the Mile, Holyrood Palace, the Queen's official residence in Scotland, is one of the greatest architectural gems in the UK. Opposite this 16th Century treasure is a much more modern one - the Scottish parliament, which is open for tours to see its excellent art collection.

Along the Royal Mile there are numerous closes and passages (called 'wynds') which lead off either side, and exploring these is one of the great pleasures that the city has to offer; as they consist of superb examples of the ancient, towering architecture which dominates the Old Town. Explore on your own, or as part of one of the numerous walking tours, where knowledgeable guides can help you discover some of the city's magical secrets, like the peaceful garden in Dunbar's Close, just a few moments away from the bustle of the main street.

There are many other attractions on or nearby the Mile. A variety of Museums and centres dedicated to subjects as diverse as Storytelling, Childhood and Edinburgh itself are there to interest the visitor. However if historical monuments are more of interest then you'll be in exactly the right place. St Giles Cathedral offers medieval architecture, with some parts dating back to the 14th century and Victorian stained-glass-windows; and, just behind it the spectacular 17th century Parliament House is still used today, with the magnificent original oak hammer-beam roof presiding over a living piece of history.

However for a true taste of Scotland, why not try the Scotch Whisky Experience? A five star visitor attraction which includes whisky tastings, a range of tours and even a whisky school, the Whisky Experience is definitely worth a visit.

For less cerebral but equally satisfying pleasures, the Royal Mile is home to some of Edinburgh's best shopping, with an eclectic mix of family-run businesses, some of which have been trading on the same spot for hundreds of years.It's a great place for artisanal, hand-made goods, with quirky independent clothing and jewellery retailers, Scottish delicatessens, antiques and the oldest independent whisky bottler in the city. As much fun to browse as it is to shop, there's bound to be something to fascinate and excite in this unique mix of shops.

If the sight-seeing and shopping has taken it out of you, the Royal Mile is home to some of the city's best eating, with eating options ranging from friendly, family-run cafes up to the finest of fine dining, and all points in between (including that legendary Scottish staple: the deep-fried Mars bar) Or you could put your feet up, relax and contemplate your good sense in visiting with a dram at one of the many excellent pubs and bars.

However whilst Edinburgh is a busy and vibrant city all year round, it really puts its glad-rags on at Festival time. From the International Festival to the Fringe: the world's largest Arts festival, there's an extra buzz around the place at Festival time, with a dizzying range of shows, plays, exhibitions, concerts to divert and delight. Any time of year's a good time to visit the Royal Mile, but this is definitely the liveliest!

The Blinkbonny Road Residence
The David Hume Residence (Edinburgh)
Castleside Apartment
The South Learmonth Gardens Apartment
Murano Place Apartment
The Ocean Drive Residence (Edinburgh)
The Brunswick Street Residence
Castle View Apartment @ The Old Town
Blair Street 1, just off Royal mile
The Alva Street Residence
The Holyrood Park Residence
Drumsheugh Apartment @ The West End
The Causewayside Apartment @ Newington
North Fettes Apartment
The Hart Street Residence No. 1
Elm Row Apartment
Edinburgh Castle Suite @ The Old Town
The Edmonstone's Close Residence (Edinburgh)
New Town Mews
The Marchmont Apartment II
1 Parliament Sq (apt 15), Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinburgh Castle
The Hart Street Residence No.2
Rossie Place Apartment
Cumberland Mews House
Tolbooth just off Royal Mile - secure parking included
Mapmakers Townhouse @ Newington
The Tollcross Residence (Edinburgh)
The Lochside House Residence
A James Square Apartment
The Skyline @ The West End
Circus Mews
The Holyrood Road Residence
The Edinburgh Mews @ The West End
The Townhouse @ Stockbridge
Candlemaker Row, Old Town, 500 metres from Edinburgh Castle
Glenfiddich Apartment
Stunning Drumsheugh Gardens Apartment, West End, Edinburgh
The St Patrick Square Residence
The Fettes Castle View Residence
Dean Street Mews
The Lothian Road Residence
Castle View Suite 1 Old Town Edinburgh
The Lochend Park View Residence No.3
Murphy's Place Apartment
Ratcliffe Terrace Apartment
Buccleuch Terrace Apartment
The Marchfield Residence
Macallan Apartment
The Lynedoch Place Residence
The Newhaven Residence
The Traquair Park Residence
Blair St Scott apt, just off Royal Mile
The Cornwall Street Residence
Castle View Suite 2 Old Town Edinburgh
The Findlay Gardens Residence
Ladystairs 2, on Royal Mile, 150 metres from Edinburgh Castle
Quartermile Luxe @ The Meadows
Luxury Stafford Street Apartment, West End, Edinburgh
The Clockmill Residence
The West Port Castle View Residence
Waverley Apartment
The Corstorphine Residence No. 1
The Britannia Residence
The York Place Residence
The St Mary's Street Residence
The Shandwick Place Residence
The Castle Esplanade Residence
4 Niddry Street South, Old Town, 130 metres from Royal Mile
The Lochend Park View Residence No. 1
1 Parliament Sq (apt 10), Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinburgh Castle
The Patriothall Residence
The Parkgate Residence
Bank Street, Just off Royal Mile, 200 metres from Edinburgh Castle
The Cowgatehead Residence
The Coates Gardens Residence
St Giles St, on Royal Mile, 200 metres from Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile Residence
The Ardmillan Residence No. 1
16 Niddry St, 150 metres from Royal mile
The South Charlotte Residence
Marchmont Main Door The Meadows
The Webstersland Residence
The Alba Morrison Residence
Dean View @ The New Town
Classic Marchmont Charm @ The Meadows
The Penthouse @ The Royal Mile
1 Parliament Sq (apt 3), Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinburgh Castle
The Haymarket Terrace Residence
The Cruickshank Residence
Parliament Square - Royal Mile Apartment
The Broughton Mews Residence
The Roseburn Maltings Residence
The Ardmillan Residence No. 2
Rossie Place Corner Apartment
The Cumberland Street Residence No. 1
The West End Residence
Blair Street Burns apt, just off Royal mile
1 Parliament Sq (apt 5), Royal Mile, 300 metres from Edinburgh Castle
The Edinburgh Idyll @ The New Town
Jura Apartment
18 Niddry Street South, Old Town, 170 metres from Royal Mile
The McDonald Residence
The High Riggs Residence
Ladystairs 1, on Royal Mile, 150 metres from Edinburgh Castle
The Drummond Street Residence
Thistle St Lane, 250 metres to Princes Street-parking included
The Studio @ The West End
Edmonstone Suite, Old Town, 250 metres from Edinburgh Castle
The Dundas Street Residence No.1
Castle View Suite 3 Old Town Edinburgh
The Thistle Apt, 250 metres to Princes Street
The Broughton Road Residence
The Richmond Terrace Residence (Edinburgh)
Castle Wynd South, Old Town, 150 metres from Edinburgh Castle
The Dean Path Residence
The Portsburgh Square Residence
Edinburgh Dean Village studio in delightful Mews
The Ramsay Garden Castle View Residence
West Bow (Victoria St) just off Royal Mile
Bonnington Apartment
The Downfield Place Residence
Ark at Anchor
The Watson Crescent Residence
The Balfour Place Residence
This Pitt Street Apartment 1
The Park - Holyrood Road
The Lauderdale Street Residence (Edinburgh)
Stylish West Newington Place Apartment, Southside, Edinburgh
Modern Gilmore Place Apartment, Southside, Edinburgh
The Palmerston Place Residence
The Old Fishmarket Residence
Spectacular Coates Gardens Apartment, West End, Edinburgh
The Dundas Street Residence No. 2
The Pitt Street Apartment 2
The Rankeillor Street Residence
Cranston Street
Balvenie Apartment
The Bellevue Crescent Residence
The Eyre Crescent Residence
Talisker Apartment
Modern West End Apartment
Waverley Park Apartment
The Quartermile Meadows View Residence
The Wee Thistle, Grassmarket
The Albany Street Residence
Warrender Apartment
Ardmillan Apartment - 2 Bed
Easter Road
The Waverley Park Terrace Residence
The Broomhouse Residence
The Cumberland Street Residence No.3
The Waverley Park Residence
The Sandport Way Residence
St. Stephen Street
The Gloucester Lane Residence
New Assembly Close - Royal Mile Apartment
St Clair Ave
The New Lochend Park View Residence
The Clarence Street Residence
The Meadows Residence
Advocate Suite, Royal Mile, 350 metres from Edinburgh Castle
Comely Bank Road
The Waverley Park Residence No. 2
Trinity Mansion Apartment
The Upper Bow Residence No. 6
The Millerfield Place Residence
The Robertson's Close Residence
The New Quartermile Residence
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