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Tenements Edinburgh Old Town

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

Located in the Old Town of Edinburgh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tenements are the equivalent of modern apartments. In Edinburgh, they date from the fifteenth century and can be up to ten stories high...

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Royal Museum

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

The Royal Museum and Museum of Scotland make up the National Museums of Scotland. Exhibits covering geology, archaeology, natural history, science, technology and art. Home to 'Dolly The Sheep', the first successful clon...

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Scott Monument

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

Monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott who died in 1832. Completed in 1844. Designed by George Meikle Kemp, a forty-five year old joiner, draftsman, and self-taught architect...

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Princes Street

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

One of Edinburgh's most famous street, running about a mile (1.6km) through the city. Built during the eighteenth century as part of the New Town of Edinburgh and named after George III's sons, the 'Princes'. Shops run a...

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The National Gallery of Scotland Complex

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

Comprises: i.) The National Gallery of Scotland, ii.) The Royal Scottish Academy Building and iii.) The Weston Link. Works by Raphael, Titian, El Greco, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Monet, Cézanne, Degas, Gaug...

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Calton Hill

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

A hill in central Edinburgh offering stunning views of the city. On and around the hill, the visitor can find the National Monument, Nelson's Monument, the Dugald Stewart Monument, the Royal High School, the City Observa...

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National Monument

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

A memorial to those who died in the Napoleonic Wars. Located on Calton Hill with views across Edinburgh city. Begun in 1822, only partially built owing to lack of funds...

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Scottish Parliament Building

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

Opened in 2004 and designed by the Catalan architect Enric Miralles. Home of the Scottish Parliament. Located in the Holyrood area of Edinburgh...

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Edinburgh Castle

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

One of Scotland's top tourist attractions. Built on the basalt plug of an extinct volcano. Edinburgh Castle domintaes the city. The castle houses the oldest building in Edinburgh, St Margaret's Chapel. Home to the Edinbu...

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Holyrood Palace

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

Queen Elizabeth II's official residence in Scotland. Or the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scotland since the fifteenth century. Located in Edinburgh at the end of the Royal M...

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Arthur's Seat

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 1.1 miles away.

The main peak in a group of hills in Holyrood Park, central Edinburgh. 251 metres above sea level. Offers spectacular views across the city. Salisbury Crags are a series of dramatic cliffs on a spur of Arthur's seat...

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Craigmillar Castle

Located in Craigmillar, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 2.5 miles away.

On the outskirts of Edinburgh. Craigmillar Castle was begun in the late fourteenth century by the Preston family, lairds of Craigmillar. Abandoned in the eighteenth century. The castle is now managed by Historic Scotland...

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Forth Railway Bridge

Located in Queensferry, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 8.6 miles away.

A 1.5 miles (2.5 km) long cantilever, railway bridge over the Firth of Forth in the east of Scotland. Built between 1883 and 1890. At its peak, 4,600 workers were used to build the bridge using 55,000 tons of steel and o...

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Blackness Castle

Located in Blackness, Falkirk, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 13.3 miles away.

Used in Franco Zeffirelli's version of Hamlet. Blackness Castle was begun in 1445 and served as a fortress and prison. Despite being one of the most technologically advanced castles of its time, Blackness fell to Oliver...

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Dunfermline Abbey

Located in Dunfermline, Fife, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 13.4 miles away.

Founded in 1128 by King David I of Scotland. Dunfermline Abbey was partially destroyed during the Scottish Reformation. Next to the Abbey is the ruin of Dunfermline Palace, a residence for Scottish monarchs. Dunfermline,...

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Linlithgow Palace

Located in Linlithgow, West Lothian, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 16.1 miles away.

Birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots in 1542. Linlithgow Palace is fifteen miles west of Edinburgh. In the fifteenth century, the palace was rebuilt as a Royal residence. Expanded until the 1603 Union of the Crowns took the...

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Dirleton Castle

Located in Dirleton, East Lothian, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 17.2 miles away.

The gardens are home to the world's longest herbaceous border, as certified by the Guinness World Records. A short distance east of Edinburgh. Dirleton Castle was built in the thirteenth century. Used by Oliver Cromwell...

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Neidpath Castle

Located in Peebles, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 20.6 miles away.

Built in the thirteenth century. Neidpath Castle is located in the Borders of Scotland. Visitors have included Mary, Queen of Scots, James VI, William Wordsworth and Sir Walter Scott. Privately owned by the Earl of Wemys...

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St Monan's Kirk

Located in St. Monance, Fife, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 23.8 miles away.

There's been a church here since the ninth century. Located by the sea in Fife, east Scotland. Existing building dates from the fourteenth century. Renovated, along with many churches, in Victorian era...

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Castle Campbell

Located in Dollar, Clackmannanshire, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 24.3 miles away.

Home to the Earls and Dukes of Argyll, chiefs of Clan Campbell. Destroyed by the Scots for the Duke of Argyll's support of Cromwell in the English Civil War. Located in central east Scotland. Managed by Historic Scotland...

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