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Contrasts of Calton Hill walking tour

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Meet in Greenside Place next to the OMNi Centre

Greenside Place

Edinburgh

EH1 3AA

United Kingdom

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A two-hour walking tour which reveals Edinburgh's iconic Calton Hill as a place of contrasts!

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Uncover Calton Hill’s past as a place of fun and fear; education and incarceration; grand town-houses and dingy back-streets; and much more!

Taking in the wider Calton Hill area you'll discover its key buildings, how its spaces have been used over the years and some of the many different people who have called it home.

One of Edinburgh’s most famous landmarks this small hill has a big story!

Meet in Greenside Place, EH1 3AA - the side lane next to the Omni Centre - see map below for details.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Pre-booking required.
  • This tour is restricted to a maximum of 6 people to allow for social distancing.
  • This tour takes place outside and covers 4-5km, please wear appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes.
  • This tour is given in English and is recommended for ages 16+

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Location

Meet in Greenside Place next to the OMNi Centre

Greenside Place

Edinburgh

EH1 3AA

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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Organiser Hetty's History Walks: Edinburgh Uncovered

Organiser of Contrasts of Calton Hill walking tour

Guided walking tours of Edinburgh for anyone interested in its rich history; from first-time visitors to long-term residents!

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OUR TOURS

  • Look at Edinburgh's social history and urban development from its tiny, medieval beginnings to the vibrant, cultural capital it is today.
  • Focus on the history of the city itself, not just its location for major historical events, notorious characters and famous residents.
  • Are friendly, relaxed and informative and take place outside in super-small groups of up to 8 people.
  • Are researched, developed and led by a local, independent guide.
  • Do not contain costumed guides or sensational stories!
  • Have a 'Good to Go' tick showing our tours are taken within government and tourist industry covid-19 guidelines.


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