Parks

Holyrood Park

Holyrood Park is a windswept, hilly public park that encompasses a five-mile radius of land in central Edinburgh.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Scotland's answer to Kew gardens, Edinburgh's botanical gardens are a great place to learn about trees, ferns, plants, and flora from around the world, and perfect to wile away…

East Princes Street Garden

Although fenced off with Edinburgh's characteristic black, wrought iron railings, The Gardens are open to the public and easily accessed at various gates along Princes Street…

Calton Hill

Calton Hill is one of Edinburgh's main hills, set right in the city centre. It is unmistakable with its Athenian acropolis poking above the skyline.

West Princes Street Gardens

Large, much-loved green space at the foot of Edinburgh Castle in the New Town.

Inverleith Park

Inverleith Park is a major public park, managed by the City of Edinburgh, a little North from the city centre.

Corstorphine Hill

Corstorphine Hill is Edinburgh's largest public woodland area and a nature reserve in the city's West.

Craiglockhart Hill

Craiglockhart Hill is really two hills, Wester Craig and Easter Craig, situated to the South of Edinburgh, in the residential areas of Braidburn and Craiglockhart.

Braid Hills

Not the closest or easiest of Edinburgh's so-called "Seven Hills" to reach from the city centre, the Braid Hills are a pair of small hills - Buckstone Snab (208m/682ft) and The…

Hermitage of Braid

Hermitage of Braid is a broad strip of mature woodland that runs West from Greenbank/Morningside

Blackford Hill

Blackford Hill is one of Edinburgh's "seven hills," situated 2 miles to the South of the city centre. Near the top of the 164m (539 ft) hill you can see the green domed Royal…

The Meadows

The Meadows is a large expanse of common, greenspace to the South of Edinburgh Old Town adjoining the main Edinburgh University area.