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Calton Hill
Edinburgh © Hetty's History Walks: Edinburgh Uncovered

Calton Hill: People, Spaces and Buildings

From £22.50 per adult

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May — October

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A tour dedicated to one of Edinburgh's most famous landmarks; Calton Hill - a small hill with a big history!

This two-hour tour reveals Calton Hill as a place of contrasts - from education and incarceration to celebration and persecution to grand town-houses and dingy backstreet tenements.

Stroll around the wider Calton Hill area and discover how, over the last 500 years, this once isolated and insignificant hill became the famous central landmark it is today. Along the way we'll consider Calton Hill's key buildings, how its spaces have been used over the years and the many different people who have called this hill home.


COVID-19 information

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

This business has confirmed that they have implemented, and will ensure ongoing compliance with, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels protocols. The Safe Travels stamp is based on self-assessment and it is not a certification.

Contact details

Hetty's History Walks: Edinburgh Uncovered
Edinburgh
Lothian
Scotland
EH7 5NN
Starting
Edinburgh - City Centre
Length
2
Hours
Transport
Walking
Type
Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
Architecture City History

Tour prices

From

  • £22.50 Per Adult

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Tour company information

Hetty's History Walks: Edinburgh Uncovered

Hi I'm Hetty! An Edinburgh resident for over 25 years I am fascinated by people, buildings and landscapes. With a first class degree in Social and Architectural History I enjoy nothing more than to show people around this beautiful city I call home and share its rich cultural heritage. I love this city, I want you to love it too!

Opening times

Open 7 days a week with scheduled walking tours running throughout the year.

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