Calton Hill

Type: Great Views, Parks

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Originally known as Caltoun or Caldoun Hill, Calton Hill offers one of the best and most iconic views of the city of Edinburgh. Granted to the people of Edinburgh by James II in 1456, the hill is now...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily Open 24 Hours

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Free Things to Do: "Make sure you take your camera with you when you climb Calton Hill as the view along Princes Street from the top is stunning."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Calton Hill combines wonderful views of Edinburgh with a range of interesting monuments that are worth exploring.

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