Tag Archives: Best Views

The Local Edinburgh Guide to the best views across the city including Edinburgh Castle, Arthurs Seat and some lesser know spots.

Calton Hill

Dugald Stewart Monument, Calton Hill

Calton Hill offers some of the best views of Edinburgh and across to Fife, it’s a gentle walk and costs nothing. Located on Waterloo Place at the East End of Princes Street (opposite end to the Castle) Calton Hill is … Read More

Category: City Tourer, City Walking, Site Spotting, Visitor
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Porto and Fi

Recommended
47 Newhaven Main Street, Edinburgh, EH6 4NQ - Map
Porto & Fi Edinburgh

Waterside location, simple and delightful menu, good service all with a drop of upmarket style. Serving a range of local and regional produce in relaxed surroundings Porto & Fi is a great spot for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or an … Read More

Category: Area, Cafe Culture, Foodie, Leith, Update
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The Meadows

The Meadows Edinburgh

  One of Edinburgh’s best outdoor spaces with a huge playground for kids, tennis courts and open fields for recreation and relaxation. South of the town centre the meadows consists of several large grassed areas with tree lined pathways. Bordered by … Read More

Category: City Walking, Newington, Old Town, Update, Visitor
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Edinburgh Castle

Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG - Map
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With unrivalled history and views Edinburgh Castle is a world class attraction. We want your Edinburgh castle story or review! Art work by Edd Wellesley-Davies ​visit: Eddscape                                … Read More

Category: Area, Old Town, Site Spotting, Update, Visitor
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Sky Bar

Recommended
34 Bread Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9AF - Map
Edinburgh Castle from the Sky Bar

This is an unreserved recommendation for a high in Edinburgh. The cocktails, champagne and wine are good and put the icing on Edinburgh’s skyline. The Sky Bar is open on the first Thursday of the month at the Point Hotel. … Read More

Category: Drinker, Modern Bars, West End
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