The History of Leith

September 22, 2010

Hawes Inn South Queensferry

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(c) John Arthur

The Hawes Inn has strong connections with the celebrated author Robert Louis Stevenson, who was born in Edinburgh on the 13th November 1850. It is said that he stayed in the Inn and actually wrote part of the famous novel ‘Kidnapped’ in one of the rooms. Indeed the Kidnapped actually includes a passage about the Hawes Inn. for more click here

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