Dumbiedykes is a residential suburb of Edinburgh, Scotland that is situated at the heart of the city. The suburb has enjoyed an up and down history, as it was once one of the most impoverished areas of Edinburgh, but recent renovation have brightened the area’s prospects. Once the home to housing tenements and council estates, Dumbiedykes has flattened the low-cost housing and replaced it with modern apartment complexes and homes. Restaurants and shopping plazas are popping up to accommodate the growth, making Dumbiedykes one of the up and coming suburbs of Edinburgh.
- Explore the Old Town of Edinburgh near Dumbiedykes and you will find many amazing historic buildings, including tenement housing that dates back to the fifteenth century.
- Take a tour of Holyrood Palace while in Edinburgh and you will enjoy the magnificent architecture of this fairy tale structure that is the residence of the Queen of England when she is in Scotland.
- Take a stroll around the winding medieval streets of Dumbiedykes to see the juxtaposition of ancient and modern architecture that makes up part of the unique culture of Edinburgh.
Dumbiedykes is situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s city centre, just a few steps away from Old Town, so you really don’t need transportation other than your feet to get there. Those that don’t want to walk can take one of the tram lines that pass through Dumbiedykes. This is a great way to get around, as you can get off wherever you’d like. There are also several Lothian bus lines that pass through Dumbiedykes from the central station in Edinburgh. Once there you can get around on foot, or even bicycle.
137 hotels near Dumbiedykes
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