Calton Hill

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  • Address: Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Monument, Family And Kids, Architecture , Hill, Unesco Site

It’s location in the middle of Endinburgh makes it a very convenient destination. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the hill offers fabulous views of Edinburgh, Arthur’s Seat and the sea reaching over to Fife. Bring your cameras! It’s best to visit in the early morning when the air is crisp and clean. Also catch the numerous iconic monuments scattered over the area, one of which is an unfinished model of the Parthenon. At the Old Carton Burial Ground, the poet and philosopher David Hume was interred. You can climb Lord Nelson’s Tower here for a small fee, giving you even better views.

Calton Hill Travel Tips

  • Recommended time to visit in this place October to March.
  • Dress warmly. It’s quite chilly.
  • Pack a thermos of hot coffee or chocolate to enjoy at the top.
  • No disability access.

How to Reach Calton Hill

  • Regent Road 

  • The Cafe Royale
  • Pancho Villas
  • Starbucks Coffee

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  • Calton Hill Address: Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Calton Hill Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Calton Hill: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 16.06% of people who visit Edinburgh include Calton Hill in their plan

  • 69.4% of people start their Calton Hill visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Calton Hill

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

78.76% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Calton Hill

People normally club together Scottish Mining Museum and The Nelson Monument while planning their visit to Calton Hill.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Can we visit calton hill anytime of the day?

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    • Yes, I suppose you can visit the Calton Hill in Edinburgh anytime of the day. 

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  • How much cost a ticket to visit Calton Hill? Witout a guide tour

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    • You can visit Calton Hill free of cost. There are no Calton Hill ticket prices.

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