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Princes Street

Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA, Scotland
+44 131 510 7555
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Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA, Scotland
Old Town
+44 131 510 7555
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to go in the centre of Edinburgh but look out for events and concerts which regularly take place during the summer. Brilliant venue and Castle makes an enchanting backdrop.

Thank garycallow
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While staying on Prince's Street, this was my place for a daily run It is great to avoid the pedestrian traffic on the street. Great views. Green space in the middle, gardens on the sides. Nice for a romantic walk after dinner.

Thank nursechips
Reviewed 2 days ago

Edinburgh with its old buildings and castles and so much history behind all these buildings. Edinburgh is definitely a must at least once in our lifetime for all of us who like history.

Thank Joyce Wilfred D
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a large, several block, garden on Princess Street just below the castle. It stretches from Waverly train station to St. Cuthberts Church. Right now (Sept '17) the beautiful fountain is all apart and being rebuilt. You can watch the workmen through windows in...More

Thank Liamsmamo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth a stroll through these gardens. Make sure you find out about the origins of the site! Very well maintained and a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Thank Petriona
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Life is hectic so take time to relax, think, enjoy a walk, sit on the grass (if its dry.....) and enjoy Edinburgh. Great location.

Thank DavidStuart456
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I were jetlagged on our first day here, so we walked through the park around 7 am as the sun was coming it. It was so quiet and peaceful and absolutely beautiful being surrounded by the castle as well as old town...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful gardens giving quiet respite from the busy streets. Great place to sit, relax and recharge.

Thank A. M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a nice place, with lovely trees and flowers, clean as everywhere in Scotland, no papers, neither plastics on the streets and the dogs are all well kept, if you do not clean your dog´s poop in a public space, the fine can be up...More

Thank viajeraDUruguay
Reviewed 4 days ago

always a pleasure to head for the gardens when street life gets a bit overbearing. nice flower beds, even in autumn

Thank dramsman
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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30 July 2017|
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Response from Alan D | Reviewed this property |
Last year market and ice rink up to new year but think closed Christmas day and New Years day. Also check internet for events in Edinburgh. Alan
27 May 2017|
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Response from CClarke2013 | Reviewed this property |
No there is no entrance free. It is open and accessible. Possibly there was a special exhibit in a location in the park that had a fee, but not sure.
Julia B
19 March 2017|
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Response from Mary-Anne M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, sorry l didn't get back to you sooner. lf it's a beautiful day you could spend a good hour walking round l'd say. But in the wet and cold you could dash through in 10 mins! l always prefer to walk through the... More