Located at the highest point in Holyrood Park, Arthur’s Seat is a dormant volcano which gives incredible views of the city. It sits at 251 m above sea level and is a must visit spot for anyone traveling to Edinburgh.
The party season is upon us with Christmas and Hogmanay coming soon and with that comes an abundance of ceilidh dances. To make sure everyone is up to scratch with their ceilidh dance moves, we created this infographic which gives you the basic guide to the best ceilidh dances. Including the best ceilidh dances, a brief description of each and difficulty rating.
To commemorate Elizabeth’s 1947 wedding to Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, doll artist Dorothy Heizer fashioned an amazing 15-inch figure of Elizabeth in her wedding gown, decorated with 45,000 hand-sewn pearls, rhinestones, and beads. Heizer painstakingly copied the design of the embroidered and beaded dress and train from photos of the original.
Princess Sophie of Greece (1914-2001) was an older sister of Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh. She was sister-in-law to Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Sophie married first Prince Christoph of Hesse with whom she had five children. Following Christoph's death in an airplane crash, she married Prince George William of Hanover and had three more children. Tall and slim, Sophie was every inch a true German princess.