Today, with its stunning panoramic views of the city and the surrounding landscape, Calton Hill is one of Edinburgh’s most popular attractions. Taken by a knowledgable and friendly local guide this one-hour walking tour explains how and why Calton Hill developed the iconic skyline we see today. Looking at influences such as national politics, architectural symbolism, cultural movements and much more, you’ll gain an understanding not just of Calton Hill’s history but Edinburgh’s as well. Taking place on top of Calton Hill this tour mostly uses surfaced paths but there are steps and uneven ground. Calton Hill can feel quite exposed so please check the weather forecast and dress appropriately. Public toilets and refreshments available.Recommended for ages 16+
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Stop At: Calton Hill, St. Andrews House 2 Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG Scotland
We will look at Edinburgh’s urban development and Calton Hill’s buildings and monuments in tandem, following Calton Hill’s changing relationships with the city and its people, as well as its place in local and national culture.
Duration: 1 hour
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH7 5AA, UK
Returns to original departure point
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