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One place in Edinburgh that has to be on a tourist’s list is the Trinity House. This particular place is a museum for maritime artefacts, which includes navigation instruments, maps, paintings, and ship models. The historical collections of the Trinity House span a period of more than 200 years, and some of the significant items include mahogany chairs that date back to 1770 as well as six hall chairs that are embossed with the badge of the Trinity House itself. The convening room table features marine items as well, made complete with a model of the Bell Rock lighthouse. Guests exploring the facets of historical Edinburgh will want to visit this place, located on 99 Kirkgate in Leith.

  • Come and view the bell from the SS Lord Aberdour at the Trinity House, which was part of an iron paddle-steamer made way back in 1866.
  • See the portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots in Edinburgh painted by Daniël Mijtens, a famous Dutch portraiture artist, in 1627.
  • Examine the seventeenth century oak charter chest in Trinity House, Edinburgh, which was used to keep deeds and other important records on charity matters for the Corporation.

Trinity House can be reached by bus, and there are two main bus operators in Edinburgh; Lothian and First. Although both bus services run the same routes, one will need to take note that the tickets are not interchangeable, and that the fare structures are different for each company. While it may be convenient to rent a car and get to the Trinity House and other locations, there are hefty parking fines to be cautious of, which can reach up to 40 pounds. This city also has a tram line that runs through the city centre.

Hotels near Trinity House

134 hotels near Trinity House

1 Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.8 / 5 45 reviews

23-27 Waterloo Place Map

The Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh enjoys a prestigious location at the east end of Princes Street, just minutes from both transport links and city amenities. The recently opened luxury... More

2 Apex City

4 stars
4.5 / 5 24 reviews

61 Grassmarket Map

The Apex City Hotel Edinburgh is located right at the heart of the Old City on Grassmarket - an area famed for its vibrant restaurants and nightlife. On the doorstep are Edinburgh's must see... More

3 The Scotsman Hotel

5 stars
4.5 / 5 29 reviews

20 North Bridge Map

The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh is an ideal base for exploring the city's cultural, historical and renowned shopping facilities. Places of interest including the National Portrait Gallery of Scotland,... More

4 The Place

4 stars
4.4 / 5 7 reviews

34-38 York Place Map

Whether in Edinburgh for a business trip or a much-awaited break, discerning travellers find it convenient to stay in the comfortable and ideally located accommodations of The Place Edinburgh.... More

5 Apex International

4 stars
4.4 / 5 30 reviews

31-35 Grassmarket Map

Situated in the centre of the old city with views over Edinburgh Castle, the Apex International Hotel Edinburgh is the perfect place for a city break. The Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is... More

6 Inn On The Mile

3 stars
4.8 / 5 6 reviews

82 High Street, Royal Mile Map

With tasteful accommodations in a central location, The Inn on The Mile makes for an ideal starting point for exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site-listed, Old and New Towns of Edinburgh. This... More

7 Twelve Picardy Place

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

12 Picardy Place Map

Featuring elegantly furnished accommodations and a chic restaurant set in the heart of the city, Twelve Picardy Place Edinburgh Hotel makes for an ideal haven for sophisticated travellers exploring... More

8 Queens Guest House

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

45 Queen Street Map

Housed in a restored Georgian building, Queens Guest House Edinburgh offers a suitable base with tasteful accommodations, gracious hospitality and central location in Edinburgh. This family-owned... More

9 Princes Street Suites

4 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

16 Waterloo Place Map

Renowned by its premier location, the Princess Street Suites Edinburgh offers the kind of warm hospitality, inviting atmosphere and top-notch services that are sure to please business and leisure... More

10 Edinburgh City Hotel

3 stars
4.3 / 5 24 reviews

79 Lauriston Place Map

Surrounded by the very best Edinburgh has to offer, the Edinburgh City Hotel enjoys a central location in the Old City. The original building housing the hotel dates back to 1873, and it has been... More