Welcome to Ard-na-said Guest House in the heart of Edinburgh, EH16
5HH. We, Olive and Jim, invite you to stay in our home during your
visit to Edinburgh. We
offer you some of the best rooms in Edinburgh, all within our exclusive
detached house and ideally located near to Arthur's Seat and within
walking distance of all major city centre attractions. Ard-na-Said is
one of few Guest Houses able to offer free off street parking.
Take time to peruse our site. We have extensive details of each
room, all of which are large and bright. They have been remodelled for
2012 with new en-suites and decor sympathetic to the era of the house.
Our breakfast menu is extensive and offers you fresh produce, which
is well presented, setting you up for another day of discovery on our
fascinating and historic city.
Our home is a detached Victorian villa built in 1875 and boasts its
own gardens which surround the house. Off street parking is at the
side. Guest rooms are available on ground and first floors and have
en-suite facilities and digital tvs. A wifi network is also available.
Ard-na-said, 5 Priestfield Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5HH,
- Tel: +44 (0) 131-667-8754
dominates the city of Edinburgh like no other castle in Scotland, and
Edinburgh Castle is unequalled in the whole of the British Isles. Over
one thousand years of history sit on top of the famous Edinburgh rock,
and when you see Edinburgh Castle you will understand why over a
million visitors a year visit Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh Zoo is owned
by The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. The Society was founded in
March 1909, and the Zoo opened in July 1913. Set in 82 acres of sloping
parkland, the Zoo is situated three miles to the west of Edinburgh city
centre. Apart from getting close to over 1,000 rare and endangered
animals, there are many different ways to enjoy your day out.
The 2008 Edinburgh Military Tattoo
celebrates over 50 years of music and spectacle set against the world
famous backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Discover highlights of the event,
details and facts about the bands and performers over the years, lots
of details about Edinburgh Castle and our Scottish Regiments. Re-live
some of the highlights of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo by downloading
audio clips. You might want to take a look through our gallery or catch
a glimpse of previous preformances on the Castle Esplanade.
Edinburgh Airport is
Scotland's capital airport. Over 40 airlines serve over 100
destinations and some 9 million passengers pass through the airport a
year - figures which are set to grow as Scotland's international
Hillend ski slopes Welcome to Midlothian Snowsports Centre, one of the longest artificial slopes for skiers and boarders in Europe.
The Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh
(RBGE) was founded in the 17th century as a physic garden. Now it
extends over four Gardens boasting a rich living collection of plants,
and is a world-renowned centre for plant science and education.
Deep Sea World Is a fantastic and very well stocked sealife centre located in North Queensferry, between the Forth road and Rail bridges.
The Royal Yacht Brittania.
This magnificent ship has played host to some of the most famous people
in the world. But, above all, she was home to Her Majesty The Queen and
the Royal Family. Now you are welcome on board to discover the heart
and soul of this most special of royal residences.
founded as a monastery in 1128, the Palace of Holyroodhouse in
Edinburgh is The Queen's official residence in Scotland. Situated at
the end of the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is closely
associated with Scotland's turbulent past, including Mary, Queen of
Scots, who lived here between 1561 and 1567. Successive kings and
queens have made the Palace of Holyroodhouse the premier royal
residence in Scotland. Today, the Palace is the setting for State
ceremonies and official entertaining.
Scotland's new Parliament
sits at the foot of Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile in front of the
spectacular Holyrood Park and Salisbury Crags. Constructed from a
mixture of steel, oak, and granite, the complex building has been
hailed as one of the most innovative designs in Britain today. Drawing
inspiration from the surrounding landscape, the flower paintings by
Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the upturned boats on the seashore, Enric
Miralles, one of the world's premier architects, developed a design
that he said was a building "growing out of the land".
National Museum of Scotland
Welcome to the National Museum of Scotland, our landmark building in
the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. Our collections tell you the story
of Scotland its land, its people and culture. We cover life, the
universe and everything in it. Some exhibits are millions of years old,
others less than a decade. Your journey of discovery starts here…