Parks and gardens - Calton Hill

Name Calton Hill
Address Calton Hill
Postcode EH7 5AA
Telephone 0131 529 5151
Facilities MonumentsHistorical features
City views
Wheelchair access
Background Calton Hill is a hill in central Edinburgh, just to the east of the New Town and is included in the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site. It offers some of the best views of the city. The hill also houses several iconic monuments and buildings including the National Monument, the Dugald Stewart Monument, Nelson's Monument, the Old Royal High School, the Robert Burns Monument, the Political Martys' monument and the City Observatory.
Visitor information To arrange vehicle access by appointment, please contact the City Centre and Leith team on 0131 529 7061 or email
Organise an event Find out how to organise an event in Edinburgh's parks
Getting involved Friends of Calton Hill
Other useful links
Management Plan
Why don't you? Get up early and watch the sun rise over the city.