A few weeks ago now, me and my mum had a little trip to Edinburgh. We went for my mum’s birthday as she had always wanted to go. I was never really that bothered about going as I am not really a country bumpkin, I am much for of a cit girl. But when mum said we can go to Edinburgh, I was all for it.
We flew out there from Stansted airport early in the morning so we had all day in the city. We stayed at a hotel called The Bonham which was beautiful. It is a 4 star boutique hotel, and is only about a 5 minute walk into the city centre- perfect!
As we didn’t have loads of time in Scotland, we didn’t do any trips or activities, we just wandered round the shops and went into the old town and went up to see the famous Castle. It was a lot of walking- but it was so worth it. I didn’t really realise how pretty Scotland was. Even though Edinburgh is a city, it is no where near as big as London as is just totally different.
The Saturday we were there it wasn’t very nice weather (well it is Scotland, right?!) It was rainy and so windy. But we had a nice day, and in the evening I treated mum to a birthday meal out. We went to Jamie’s Italian which was just gorgeous! The interior was stunning and we had such a lovely meal.
The Sunday we were there was much nicer weather, beautiful sunshine and it was so warm. We walked up to the castle, but decided not to go in, but we saw the views and it was incredible, you could see for miles.
We had to start heading back to the airport at about 3pm to head back home, but unfortunately our plane was delayed for 4 hours. I had never been so bored in my life! It was annoying as our flight home would have just been under an hour. While we waited we decided to treat ourselves, we bought a latte from Cafe Nero and doughnuts from Krispy Creme, yum! We eventually made it home at about 1am, but we both had a really great time. I would love to go back one day and spend a bit more time there to other things, like go to their zoo and explore a bit more just outside of Edinburgh.
I would recommend anyone to visit here if you get a chance, it’s one for the bucket list!
What do you think of Edinburgh?
You can watch my vlog of my time in the city HERE
Love always, G x