Glenalmond House | Accommodation Edinburgh, Midlothian, Edinburgh & Glasgow

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Glenalmond House

25 Mayfield Gardens

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Picture Glenalmond House in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Edinburgh & Glasgow Glenalmond House is a beautiful detached Victorian house on the south side of the city of Edinburgh. The house retains many original features. There is ample free private car parking available for guests. Just a mile from the historic Royal Mile, you can easily walk to the main tourist attractions of Edinburgh, or take one of the cheap and frequent local buses.
Glenalmond House is a privately owned family run guest house. We provide bed and breakfast accommodation in 10 en-suite rooms. There are 5 ground floor rooms and 5 on the first floor. Room types include single, double , twin and family. There are also 2 superior rooms with a queen-size 4-poster bed. There are also 2 deluxe en-suite rooms with queen-size 4-poster or Rococco bed, seating area and fridge.
There is an extensive breakfast menu available, including a traditional Scottish breakfast with haggis, scrambled eggs and scottish smoked salmon, omelette, waffles, pancakes, continental and a vegetarian special.
Free Wi-Fi is available for guest use.

Picture Glenalmond House in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Edinburgh & Glasgow
Picture Glenalmond House in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Edinburgh & Glasgow Local places to visit include Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Festival Theatre, The Royal Mile, Dynamic Earth, the Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh University. Or you could travel a little bit further away and visit the famous golf courses of St Andrews or see the Forth Rail Bridge, an engineering marvel. Whatever you look for in a holiday Edinburgh is sure to provide it.

From South M6/A74
From the A74 take the A702 at ABINGTON Services through BIGGAR which will bring you on to the A720 City Bypass. Go round both roundabouts and join the Bypass where signposted "Edinburgh South & East". Leave the Bypass at the first junction marked "Straiton Junction", join the A701 and follow the signs for City Centre. After 2.5 miles (4 km) bear left onto Craigmillar Park. About half a mile further on you will see Glenalmond House on the right.

From South M1
Take the A68 from Scotch Corner, through Jedburgh and Dalkeith. After Dalkeith the road will merge with the A7 where you follow the City Centre signs. When nearing the City Centre you will approach a large roundabout under a rail bridge. Take the 2nd exit ("City Centre") and then turn right onto Craigmillar Park. Half a mile further on you will see Glenalmond House on the right.

ALTERNATIVELY: Take the A1 round the coastal route and join the A720 City Bypass as you approach the city. Leave the Bypass at the first junction (Sheriffhall Roundabout) and join the A7 signposted Edinburgh where it merges with the A68. Then as above.

From Glasgow
The M8 Motorway now terminates at a roundabout known as the "Edinburgh Interchange". On the roundabout take the third exit signposted "Edinburgh South & East" and join the A720 City Bypass. Continue on the bypass until Straiton junction, leave the bypass and join the A701 as for M6 traffic.

From North M90
Follow signs for City Centre, Princes Street, Berwick Upon Tweed A1 & East which will take you along Queen Street. Go right at the roundabout ("All other routes") and up Leith Street, keeping John Lewis on your right. Go straight on at the the traffic lights and left on to North Bridge, keeping the New Balmoral Hotel on your right. Continue straight on until the road becomes Minto Street then Mayfield Gardens. We are number 25, on the left.

ALTERNATIVELY: follow the signs for City Bypass and proceed as for Glasgow arrivals. (This route, although slightly longer, avoids all city confusion).

From Edinburgh Airport
Follow the A8 trunk road to the "Edinburgh Interchange". Follow signs for A720 Berwick and South then continue as above (from Glasgow).

By Rail
Either take a taxi from the station for around 6-7 or, exit from Waverley Station by road entrance turning right up on to Princes Street. Cross over to the shops side for buses numbered 3, 3A, 31, 29, 37 or 47 travelling East. Bus will immediately turn right on to North Bridge. Travel along the main route until shops finish and Hotels/Guest Houses commence. Exit on Mayfield Gardens one stop after the Minto Hotel. We are just a few metres further down the road on the same side. Bus journeys should take around 10 minutes.
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