Fave Five: A free Royal Mile

Jennifer C Wilson will host this Saturday’s North Tyneside Writers’ Circle in North Shields library from 11am. Here’s her latest blog…

Jennifer C. Wilson

Most people will know Edinburgh’s Royal Mile’s headliner – the Castle and Holyrood Palace – and although I think they’re worth every penny of entry fee, it does come to quite a few pennies to visit both. But they are by no means the only things to do along the Mile, so here are my Top Five freebies…

Museum of Childhood: When I was little, I found this museum slightly spooky, which is why I wrote about a ghost haunting it in Kindred Spirits: Royal Mile. But going back as an adult, it’s great to go and see bits of nostalgia tucked into the glass cases. Although it is slightly disconcerting seeing things you played with being displayed as museum artefacts!

Nat Mus of Scotland Inside National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland: I love this museum, easily one of my favourites in the world, to be honest. The floors…

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