Escape to Edinburgh
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Chopin’s rough guide to Britain: ‘crafty’ locals and ‘dreadful’ weather
7. Escape to Edinburgh
The fog in London exacerbated Chopin's breathing problems so he took off to Scotland, where he received treatment from a Polish homeopathic doctor. He spent a few, slightly more contented, weeks at Calder House (pictured), home of Lord Torphichen.