Wojtek the bear Wojtek the bear belonged to a polish army unit during WWII. When the war ended, in order to take Wojtek with them to Scotland, the Poles officially drafted him into the army…
The High Street Edinburgh Looking down the High Street Edinburgh towards Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament.
The Royal Yacht Britannia The Royal Yacht Britannia, formerly used by the queen, is now moored at Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh. It is well worth a visit.
Cramond Weir The Old Cramond Weir on the river Almond at Cramond. There is an attractive walkway alongside the river here.
The North Bridge, Edinburgh The North Bridge, Edinburgh, showing the old Scotsman newspaper building
The Scotsman Building The iconic Scotsman Building on the North Bridge, Edinburgh used to be the home of the Scotsman newspaper. It is now a hotel.
An angler catches a fish in the river Almond, just on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Salmon can also be caught here - but you do need a permit to fish. For information look at this…
Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh Castle in the Snow
Swanston Village Swanston Village lies at the foot of the Pentland hills, on the outskirts of Edinburgh
The High Street Edinburgh Looking down the High Street from the castle