Sherwood Guest House
“A warm welcome awaits at this Georgian townhouse, ideal for the city” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Sherwood Guest House is located on the south side of the city and is well served by buses. Bedrooms vary in size, and the smaller ones are thoughtfully appointed to make the best use of space. Many thoughtful extras are provided, and a continental breakfast is served in the bright and welcoming dining room. The property has limited parking space on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 6
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Bedrooms ground: 1
- Children welcome
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Steps for wheelchair: 6
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About the area
Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most spectacular cities and both Old and New Towns have UNESCO World Heritage status. At its heart, the Old Town is a treasury of architecture stretching back to medieval times with its labyrinth of narrow lanes (‘wynds’ or ‘closes’). While the New Town's splendid district of squares, crescents and gardens are surrounded by impressive Georgian town houses.
It isn’t just a magnificent, bustling city, it’s surrounded by countryside – offering visitors the best of both worlds. Dominated by hills and the sea, with the rolling Pentland Hills to the south and the broad expanse of the Firth of Forth estuary to the north, it benefits from a rugged and varied landscape. So much so, the city has its own miniature mountain, Arthur’s Seat, which looms over the Old Town and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, dwarfing even Castle Rock and its crowning fortress, Edinburgh Castle.
A couple of miles east, Portobello is Edinburgh’s seaside area, with a long stretch of golden sand that attracts droves of city dwellers on sunny summer days.
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