Historically part of the county of Midlothian interchangeably Edinburghshire before ,  it is located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth 's southern shore. Recognised as the capital of Scotland since at least the 15th century, Edinburgh is the seat of the Scottish Government , the Scottish Parliament and the supreme courts of Scotland. The city's Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the monarch in Scotland. The city has long been a centre of education, particularly in the fields of medicine, Scots law , literature, philosophy, the sciences and engineering. It is the second largest financial centre in the United Kingdom after London  and the city's historical and cultural attractions have made it the United Kingdom's second most visited tourist destination attracting 4.
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MTA offers a range of workshops for trainee and qualified leaders and coaches across the disciplines, as well as great deals and discounts. The Awarding Body Network. Help Log In Shop. Get away from the paths and enjoy our wild places as a Hill and Moorland Leader. This qualification is ideal for walkers who want to learn the skills required for effective group leadership in the hill and moorland areas of the UK and Ireland.
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Following a successful naval career during which he saw active service in the Second World War, The Duke of Edinburgh began to focus on his work in support of The Queen following her Accession in His Royal Highness also has many interests which he pursues separately to his work with Her Majesty, including conservation, engineering, and The Duke of Edinburgh's Award which he founded in Though probably best known for founding The Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme in , His Royal Highness is also involved in the work of many more charities and organisations which reflect his wide ranging interests in topics including conservation, sport, the military and engineering. The Duke of Edinburgh is involved in a great many charities, with special interests in scientific and technological research, the conservation of the environment and the encouragement of sport. His passion for industry has been seen in countless visits to research laboratories, coalmines, factories and engineering works, with the aim of contributing to the improvement of British industrial life.
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