Edinburgh - The Great Indoors

#ScotlandHour for October 30th, 2013 was about "The Great Indoors" - celebrating the museums, galleries and other visitor attractions to be found around Scotland. There were some questions about Hallowe'en, so we included some spooky ideas too. All great ideas for guests at Craigwell Cottage visiting Edinburgh (http://www.2edinburgh.co.uk)
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Arthur's Seat coffins -  a spine-chilling discovery at the National Museum of Scotland.  The coffins make an appearance in Ian Rankin's Inspector Rebus novel, The Falls. Stay near Arthur's Seat and the National Museum of Scotland at Craigwell Cottage (http://2edinburgh.co.uk) and explore Edinburgh.

National Museum of Scotland-- In June 1836 five young boys, hunting for rabbits on the north-eastern slopes Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, found 17 miniature coffins hidden inside a cave.

Hunterston brooch - see it at the National Museum of Scotland till 25 Sept 2016

Hunterston brooch c - the inspiration for the three (fictional) brooches given to the daughters in The Crusader's Handfast

Edinburgh Pass Attractions Price Guide - buy an Edinburgh Pass and save money on entrance fees to a range of top visitor attractions.

Edinburgh Pass: Would need to see if this would be of value to us based on what we plan to do/see in Edinburgh. Unfortunately, lots of the main cultural attractions (the castle, the cathedrals) aren't on here.

Wedding at National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Caroline & George, St Giles Cathedral and National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

What's On at the Dovecot Studios, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh - a short walk from Craigwell Cottage (http://www.2edinburgh.co.uk) and a lovely place to visit, with a good cup of coffee at Stag Espresso too.

Laura Spring is showcasing at Dovecot Studios super exciting Selected Symposium: Making Connections event.

Palace of Holyroodhouse

The grounds of the Palace of Holyroodhouse are looking really rather splendid at the moment. On rainy days remember this is what keeps the grass so green

Alice Blackwell on Twitter: "Writing a blog about this beauty to calm my excitment - our Celts exhibition opens 10March!! https://t.co/wIqfj6jQQ9 https://t.co/4aTRsoolIg"

Alice Blackwell on

This stunning brooch was found at Hunterston, Ayrshire during the Made about it is a highly accomplished casting of silver, richly mounted with gold, silver and amber decoration.

EdinburghSketcher on Twitter: "#Celts exhibition @NtlMuseumsScot until Sept. #Edinburgh #art #history #museums https://t.co/A691ef7Bjw https://t.co/F0YcdgXE0f"

EdinburghSketcher on

EdinburghSketcher on Twitter: "#Celts exhibition @NtlMuseumsScot until Sept. #Edinburgh #art #history #museums https://t.co/A691ef7Bjw https://t.co/F0YcdgXE0f"

Neil Mclean on Twitter: "Pommels #Celts #NtlMusumsScotland #NMSstudio https://t.co/2N48bXPGY9"

Neil Mclean on Twitter: "Pommels #Celts #NtlMusumsScotland #NMSstudio https://t.co/2N48bXPGY9"

Ntl Museums Scotland on Twitter: "This amazing cauldron from @nationalmuseet is 1 of the treasures in #Celts, opening today https://t.co/0UKaJYahje https://t.co/erAToKpf0I"

Ntl Museums Scotland on Twitter: "This amazing cauldron from @nationalmuseet is 1 of the treasures in #Celts, opening today https://t.co/0UKaJYahje https://t.co/erAToKpf0I"

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