ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: May 31, 2013
City Walks Edinburgh: 15 short, fun and informative city walks bringing Edinburgh to life
By (author) Margot McMurdo
Are you wondering what to do in Edinburgh? Whether you’re a first-time visitor or visit Edinburgh regularly, City Walks Edinburgh provides a new look at this historic city with original walks and insightful stories. Discover the best things to do in Edinburgh from the Edinburgh dungeons to Edinburgh Castle. Walk through one of the most interesting cities in the world and watch Edinburgh come to life, from Bruntsfield to Royal Mile, expert guide Margot McMurdo gives you a personal Edinburgh tour, with each walk packed full of intriguing tales and unique features including, Calton Hill, New Town, Edinburgh castles and Arthur’s Seat. Learn little known facts and stories in a fun and exciting way, and discover the events that shaped Edinburgh into the vibrant city it is today. Take this handy guide with you as you travel around and explore the off route detours to find out Edinburgh’s deeper secrets or link two or more routes to create your own unique day out.Be guided to the most famous areas and lesser known corners of Edinburgh with City Walks, including: – 15 short walks in Edinburgh – Dozens of intriguing tales and fascinating history told in each walk – Simple route description and easy-to-follow maps – Key features and viewpoints for each walk – Walk statistics including distance and estimated time – Accompanying colour photographs – Recommended refreshment stops Your own personal walking tour of Edinburgh.
Reviews of City Walks Edinburgh: 15 short, fun and informative city walks bringing Edinburgh to life
"One of the best books about tourist attractions and walking in Edinburgh we've seen." Edinburgh Spotlight "Who better to take visitors on a guided tour of Scotland's capital, than a born and bred Edinburghian…An enjoyable read and expats can take a trip down memory lane." Scots News
Margot McMurdo turned her love of Scotland into a full-time career working for The Scottish Borders Tourist Board and then successfully studying to become a Blue Badge Tourist guide.