Edinburgh

Riding of the Marches

September 6, 2009

West End of the Grassmarket
The end of the Riding of the Marches

Riding of the Marches  -  Edinburgh, September 6, 2009

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                         Photo taken:  September 6, 2009

 

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Edinburgh Riding of the Marches

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This photo was taken from Johnston Terrace.  It looks down on the west end of the Grassmarket as the riders come to the end of their ride.  The riders came up the Royal mile, then down Johnston Terrace and entered the into the Grassmarket from West Port.

The horse boxes to take the horses home were parked in King's Stables Road, the road that extends to the right from the centre of this photo.

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Riding of the Marches

Edinburgh's 'Riding of the Marches' was held on September 6, 2009.

There are annual Ridings in the Scottish Borders, but the last time this event was held in Edinburgh was in 1946.

Please click here to see more photos of the 2009 event and to read more about the history of 'Riding of the Marches'.

 

Edinburgh Riding of the Marches, 2009

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