Did you know, Castle staircases were built counterclockwise to put the ascending person's right (sword) hand against the obstructing outer wall so the resident' could descend the stairs and fight freely. It was believed that only the truly evil could fight left handed.
Blue bedroom wall - via Coco Lapine Design
The Wild Rabbit, Kingham, OX7 6YA £135 Small Double, £170 Standard Double per night
100 Great Wonders of the world- Edinburgh Castle, Scotland; The Scottish Crown dates from 1540 and is of Scottish Gold set with 94 pearls, 10 diamonds and 33 gems
Old Town Bookshop , Edinburgh More
Head underground in Edinburgh's Old Town to discover the lost 17th century streets of the Real Mary King's Close, buried beneath the Royal Mile.
Take in the view of Edinburgh, Scotland while hiking Arthur's Seat. It gives a wonderful view of the entire city, including the castle and water, and makes you feel like you're on top of the world!
View of sunny Edinburgh from the top of Arthur Seats More