It's worth a walk up to Calton hill, you'll get an amazing view over Edinburgh, the sea and to Arthurs seat!
About Calton Hill
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Hard work climbing up to the top but worthwhile for the views if the weather is good and clear. Some restoration occurring at present so check if your objective is open.
Not bad at all! The view from here is pretty nice and I can recommend bringing some lunch and having a seat in the grass, looking out over what I believe to be the southern part of Edinburgh. And then there's The Nelson Monument which...More
This is the location to get a great view of Edinburgh. The town is laid out before you and there is space to sit quietly and reflect, monuments to climb and views to behold. Well worth the climb up - probably most iconic view of...More
Loved the hill. This was my second trip there. It's beautiful, but they are doing construction up there so it takes away from its beauty
Once I got up there I found myself in a peaceful place, with an amazing view over the city, the mountains and the sea. It is absolutely divine! You can have a pic-nic up there or just seat and stare
The walk but Calton Hill is not too bad. You take about one and a half flights of stairs then 30 meters of steep walking. I have mobility issues but felt the views would be worth it and they were! Took about 8 minutes to...More
Calton Hill provided some of the most memorable views of Edinburgh. It was a beautiful day where the sun was shining and a nice cool breeze was coming from the North Sea. Unfortunately the Collective and Observatory were undergoing construction but regardless you're still going...More
The best view of Edinburgh are available from here. It had been pouring with rain about 30mins before I visited and the sky had this great moody look.I could see over to The Castle, out over Leith and also across to Arthurs Seat. When I...More