What The Dickins: Old Town

4 Strange Tales of Old Edinburgh
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Edinburgh’s Old Town is known for its beautifully dramatic landscape and colourful history. Centuries ago, the citizens of old Edinburgh were notoriously superstitious, and therefore, the city was rife with ghostly tales and witch trials. With the nights drawing in, it seems appropriate to cover a few strange tales of…

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The Most Haunted Places in Edinburgh’s Old Town
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With Edinburgh being renowned for its ghostly sightings and regarded as one of the most haunted cities in the world, it’s hard to imagine a better city to spend Halloween!  We thought it would be interesting to take a look at some of the most haunted locations in the historical Old Town.…

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Why Edinburgh Holiday Lets are Better Than Hotels!
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Book a last minute holiday stay in a Dickins home today!
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The days where the only option when travelling was to stay in a hotel are long gone. Thankfully, over the years there’s been a move towards new styles of lodging including all the exciting possibilities of holiday lets! Now with COVID-19 such a huge factor in all our lives, having…

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48 Hours in Edinburgh
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Edinburgh is a great place to be as we bid farewell to a wonderful summer and welcome autumn to town. This guide is designed to inspire a trip to the capital city. Fast paced with full days, given the current restrictions in place, you may wish to make your trip…

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5 Favourite picnic spots in Edinburgh
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Summer is well under way and as the restrictions begin to ease, now is a perfect time to enjoy a picnic in the capital city. Edinburgh has green spaces galore, so make the best of the good weather days and get outdoors! With spectacular views, here are 5 of our…

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