Scott Monument

Type: Great Views, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Scott Monument, dedicated to the prolific bestselling author Sir Walter Scott, is one of Edinburgh's most famous structures. It is also the largest monument dedicated to a writer anywhere in the...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • £3

  • Sightseeing: "If you do manage to climb to the top don't forget to ask for a certificate recognizing your achievement."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The Scott monument is an impressive Victorian Gothic tower which is one of Edinburgh's most instantly recognizable landmarks.

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