Edinburgh - Calton Hill and the city centre

Introduction to Walk 2061

Photo from the walk - Edinburgh - Calton Hill and the city centre

County/Area - Edinburgh

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Ascent - 240 feet / 73 metres

Grade - easy

An Edinburgh walk that visits Calton Hill, George Street, Queen Street and Princes Street. The route enables you to see some of the older parts of the city centre and also gain excellent views along Princes Street to the Castle. 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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