The Spectacular Edinburgh Military Tattoo!

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The Edinburgh Military Tattoo takes place every year in August and is a real crowd pleaser in terms of its spectacle and the rousing music featured in the ceremonial displays. Visitors to Edinburgh relish the chance to view the Tattoo in all its glory, while the ceremonial traditions along with fabulous traditional music portrayed in the Tattoo is truly unforgettable. Let’s take a look at the Tattoo’s origins plus what we can expect to witness when watching this extravaganza!

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Edinburgh War Museums

Here are 5 war museums that any interested in WWII and older wars must visit during their trip to Edinburgh: The National War Museum, National Museum of Flight, The National War Memorial, Scottish National War Memorial & Nelson Monument. We give details about what you will see at each one below. Continue reading

National Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight, based at Fortune Airfield, near Edinburgh, is known as the best aviation site in the world. It houses a massive collection of war planes and other essential flying paraphernalia. The Museum started out as an RAF airship and fighter base in World War I. We provide a brief account of the museum’s history and what guest can expect to see during their visit.

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The Amazing History of Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is one of the major tourist attractions of Scotland’s capital city and stands magnificently overlooking the city’s main street in all its glory. Here we take a look at the origins of the castle plus its chequered history that has seen battles, intrigue and the comings and goings of kings and queens a plenty over the centuries.

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Visit Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle dominates the Edinburgh skyline as we approach the castle down the Royal Mile. The castle is steeped in centuries of history and is a must see for those who are visiting the city. Here we take a look at what you can expect to find today when paying the castle a visit.

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