The drink drive limit. Holiday Cottage Scotland, Self Catering Cottage Scotland. Le meilleur portail touristique pour l’Ecosse. VisitScotland. Office national de tourisme d'Ecosse. Scotland-map-regions-towns.jpg (JPEG Image, 670 × 841 pixels) Édimbourg. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
Édimbourg (prononcé [e.dɛ̃.buʁ ] ; Edinburgh [ˈɛ.dɪn.bərə ] en anglais, Dùn Èideann en gaélique, Embra, Edinburrie, Edinburra et Edimbra en scots, Aneda en latin) est une ville de la côte est de l’Écosse au Royaume-Uni, et sa capitale depuis 1437. Elle est le siège du Parlement écossais, qui a été rétabli en 1999. Sa population était de 457 830 habitants en 2005 (c’est la deuxième ville d’Écosse derrière Glasgow). Depuis 1329, Édimbourg possède officiellement le statut de cité. Elle a aussi le statut de council area (depuis le ) et de région de lieutenance, après avoir eu celui de district au sein de la région du Lothian (du au ) dont elle était le siège. La ville est construite sur des collines volcaniques qui fournissent chacune un point de vue différent sur la ville.
Édimbourg est célèbre pour son festival, le plus grand du monde, qui dure trois semaines en août et propose de nombreux spectacles de qualité dans toutes les disciplines. Edinburgh Castle - The Iconic Scottish Tourist Attraction. The City of Edinburgh Council. National Museum of Scotland. Nationalgalleries.org. The Official Rosslyn Chapel Website. Tourist-map.pdf. Edinburgh_pocket_map.pdf. Edinburgh's Camera Obscura - beside Edinburgh Castle - fun for all the family. Edinburgh Zoo - Edinburgh Zoo. Things To Do and See In Edinburgh, This is Edinburgh. Edinburgh Shopping: Edinburgh, Scotland. Edinburgh is a shopper's paradise and has many hundreds of independently owned stores selling unusual goods.
There are a number of specialist shops in Edinburgh, including jewellers, art galleries, craft shops, toy shops, antiques shops, gift shops and there are also countless clothes shops in Edinburgh, providing the perfect place for some serious fashion shopping. Edinburgh really does offer a world-class shopping experience and Princes Street is one of the main shopping areas in Edinburgh's city centre, with a large concentration of well-known chain stores, smaller shops and bargain outlets. Princes Street also offers spectacular views to Edinburgh Castle, across the gardens. There are a large amount of small, specialist shops concentrated in areas such as Thistle Street Lane in the New Town area of Edinburgh, Victoria Street, Cockburn Street, St.
Mary's Street in the Old Town area of Edinburgh. Opening Hours High Street Shops and Department Stores Shopping Centres and Malls St. Restaurants ouverts le dimanche. Get up close and personal at West Calder's premier wildlife attractions and Animal Handling in West Lothian. Linlithgow Palace About the Property. Pleasure palace of the royal Stewarts | An ancient site | Their Majesties’ palace Pleasure palace of the royal Stewarts The majestic royal palace of the Stewarts at Linlithgow today lies roofless and ruined.
Yet the visitor still feels a sense of awe on entering its gates. It was begun by James I in 1424, after a fire destroyed Linlithgow Castle. It became a truly elegant ‘pleasure palace’, and a welcome stopping-place for the royal family along the busy road linking Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle. The Stewart queens especially liked its tranquillity and fresh air. An ancient site Linlithgow Palace stands on a low green promontory overlooking a small inland loch. The peace of Linlithgow was shattered in 1296 when Edward I of England invaded Scotland. Their Majesties’ palace In 1424 a great fire swept through the town. Glasgow. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
La naissance de la ville est basée sur deux fondations médiévales, l'ancien archidiocèse de Glasgow et l’université de Glasgow en 1451. L'essor décisif surgit toutefois après les Lumières écossaises, imposant un précoce taux d'alphabétisation et une rapide transition de la maîtrise de l'outil au machinisme. À partir du XVIIIe siècle, Glasgow est un centre considérable du commerce transatlantique et pendant la Révolution industrielle qui est lancé au XIXe siècle, l’ingénierie et la construction navale prennent le relais moteur. Riverside Museum. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The Burrell Collection. New Lanark World Heritage Site and Visitor Attraction Lanarkshire near Edinburgh and Glasgow Scotland. Jedburgh Abbey About the Property. An Augustinian House | Royal Patronage | An Architectural Masterpiece | Treasured Possessions An Augustinian House Jedburgh Abbey is one of the four great abbeys built in Scotland’s border country during the Middle Ages.
Abbotsford - The Home of Sir Walter Scott - Melrose, Scottish Borders. Activities for Kids. Culzean Castle And Country Park - South Ayrshire. A remarkable vision of turrets and battlements, Culzean Castle is surrounded by surging seas, lush forests and secret gardens.
Culzean Castle is the perfect place for a day out whether you're a keen walker, enjoy admiring gardens, have an interest in architecture or just enjoy soaking up some history. Standing on a dramatic cliff top overlooking the Firth of Clyde, the castle has been associated with the Kennedy family since the 14-th century and was converted by Robert Adam between 1777 and 1792.
Take a guided tour and learn about the best features of the castle, including Adam's masterpiece, the oval staircase, as well as the fine collection of paintings and furniture. Culzean also has a strong link with President Eisenhower, as the top-floor apartment was presented to him for his lifetime in recognition of his role during World War II. Now, you can stay in the impressive Eisenhower Apartment as a paying guest. Family days out - Fife. Begin your day with a visit to Deep Sea World, nestled under the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, in the village of North Queensferry.
Come face to face with one of Europe's largest collections of sharks in one of the world's longest underwater tunnels at 112 metres. Discover the mysteries of the deep with a fascinating selection of exhibits for all the family, including touching tanks, rock pools and the JAWS exhibition. Take the short trip up the M9 to Dunfermline and pay a visit to Adventure Golf Island, Scotland’s first ‘Florida style’ outdoor crazy golf course.
With 36 different holes to play, water cannons, pirates, sharks and plenty of surprises, there is something to challenge every family member. Fife (Écosse) Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
Pour les articles homonymes, voir Fife. Family itinerary - Dundee. Dundee. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
Highland Wildlife Park ● Highland Wildlife Park - Scotland's Wildest Family Day Out - Highland Visitor Attraction. Black Isle and the Moray. The Black Isle occupies an area just north of Inverness, both places worthy of a visit.
A good way to get a feel of the area is a walk from Inverness on the opposite side of the Moray. Begin in the town and explore the shoreline from West of Kessock bridge. Try following the Northern bank of the River Ness to the start of the Caledonian canal. There are two marshy ponds with plenty of wildfowl and heron near the canal. Balnakeil Bay Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland. North from Durness lies the rocky headland of Faraid Head projecting two miles straight out into the Pentland Firth. On on the western side of the neck of land leading to it are the magnificent beaches and dunes of Balnakeil Bay.
To get to Balnakeil Bay you simply take the minor road running west out of Durness. This is a magical place. Welcome to Eilean Donan Castle.