This was a lovely place to walk to. It has beautiful views of the city, Edinburgh castle and Arthur's Seat. There are a number of monuments and buildings on the hill which have interesting historical significance.
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I climbed all the staires from the park, it was absolutely worth it to lose my breath. Quite windy and too many turists at the top, but the place is well maintained and lit, so I got to enjoy it. Even on a cloudy day...More
Well worth the effort to climb get the best view of Edinburgh and it costs nothing. It does get quite busy and renovation work to buildings is going on.
A member of our group had a cold so we missed The Seat for this instead. You can climb onto the columns (named "The shame of Scotland" - read the story) for a few Instagram worthy pics and circumvent the hill for lovely views of...More
It is free to go there, so it is worthy go there and check the skyline. The best view of Edimburgh! Very organzed
A lovely place in Edinburgh that makes for a nice afternoon stroll. It's popular with tourists (hence my trip there), and it seems to also attract locals - nice elderly couples walking hand in hand, people taking dogs for walks... Sadly, the tourists can be...More