Photos of Calton Hill, Edinburgh

About Calton Hill

Calton Hill is without a doubt the best vantage point in Edinburgh. It offers amazing views towards Edinburgh Castle, the Balmoral Hotel, the Scott Monument and other City Centre attractions and buildings, including the Palace of Holyroodhouse down at the foot of the Royal Mile. On a clear day you can see all the way to Fife, across the Firth of Forth. Calton Hill is also ideal for photographing the Edinburgh Fireworks Concert or the New Year Fireworks display. It also offers the highest vantage point in the City Centre, the top platform of the Nelson Monument.

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Best Calton Hill Photos
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picPicture of Princes Street with Edinburgh's spires (Balmoral and St Mary's Cathedral) at dusk. REF NUMBER: #G3996
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picView of Edinburgh City Centre from Calton Hill at sunset, with the Dugald Stewart Monument in the foreground. REF NUMBER: #G3888
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picPhotograph of Edinburgh city spires from Calton Hill (with the Balmoral Hotel and Scott Monument prominently featured) and the cannon in the foreground. REF NUMBER: #G3618
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picCalton Hill view with Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh Castle and Scott Monument prominently featured. REF NUMBER: #G3905
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picFiery Edinburgh panorama taken from Calton Hill illustrating the City of Spires title of Scotland's Capital REF NUMBER: #G3909
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picView of Edinburgh Castle, the Balmoral, Scott Monument and part of Princes Street after dusk from Calton Hill. REF NUMBER: #G3981
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picEdinburgh dusk cityscape with Princes Street, the Balmoral Hotel, St Mary's Cathedral on the right and the Castle on the left. REF NUMBER: #G3985
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picBeautifully coloured panorama of Edinburgh Old Town, the Castle and the Dugald Stewart Monument on Calton Hill at sunset. REF NUMBER: #G4497
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picPicture of the Calton Hill cannon with other Edinburgh landmarks in the background. REF NUMBER: #G8638
Calton Hill seen from Salisbury Crags, Edinburgh5 star picPhotograph of the monuments on Calton Hill in Edinburgh with the Firth of Forth in the background at sunrise. REF NUMBER: #G3450
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picEdinburgh panorama from Calton Hill with the Dugald Stewart Monument in the foreground and the castle, Balmoral Hotel and Scott Monument in the background. REF NUMBER: #G3557
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and Castle5 star picPhoto of Edinburgh City Centre from the base of Nelson's Monument on Calton Hill. From left to right, the Old Town, the Castle, the Balmoral and Princes Street. REF NUMBER: #G3607
More Calton Hill Images
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastleImage of the Dugald Stewart Monument with other Edinburgh monuments in the background, at dusk. REF NUMBER: #G0894
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastleView of the Calton Hill cannon with the Balmoral Hotel and the Scott Monument in the background. REF NUMBER: #G0899
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastlePicture of Edinburgh as seen from Calton Hill with the Old Town, Edinburgh Castle and the Balmoral Hotel from left to right. REF NUMBER: #G3573
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastleImage of Calton Hill with the jail and Nelson Monument as seen from North Bridge at sunset. REF NUMBER: #G3865
Salisbury Crags seen from Calton Hill, EdinburghSalisbury Crags view at sunset, as seen from Calton Hill. REF NUMBER: #G3897
National Monument and Nelson's Monument on Calton Hill, EdinburghPicture of the Nelson Monument and the National Monument on Edinburgh's Calton Hill at sunset. REF NUMBER: #G3899
National Monument on Calton Hill, EdinburghPhotograph of the National Monument and the Calton Hill cannon in late evening light. REF NUMBER: #G3900
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastlePhoto from Calton Hill of Edinburgh City Centre attractions in late evening light. REF NUMBER: #G3903
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastlePhotograph of Balmoral Hotel and Edinburgh Castle at dusk, from Calton Hill. REF NUMBER: #G3917
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastleImage of Edinburgh Castle and Balmoral Hotel lit up at dusk, taken from Calton Hill. REF NUMBER: #G3962
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastlePhotograph illustrating the beauty of Edinburgh and its landmarks at night. REF NUMBER: #G3986
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastleWinter photo taken from Calton Hill with all the important Edinburgh landmarks and the Ferris Wheel of the Winter Wonderland just behind the Scott Monument. REF NUMBER: #G5198
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastleCalton Hill panorama taken sometime before Christmas. Notice the spires which give Edinburgh its City of Spires title: Tolbooth Church (now Festival Hub), Dugald Stewart Monument, Balmoral Hotel, Scott Monument, St Mary's Cathedral, Melville Monument in and the St Andrew Church. REF NUMBER: #G5202
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastleEdinburgh panorama taken from Nelson's Monument on Calton Hill with a wide view covering everything from North Bridge, Waverley train station, the Old Town, Princes Street and the Royal High School in the foreground. REF NUMBER: #G7960
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastlePhotograph of Edinburgh Castle, the Old Town and Princes Street seen from the top of the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill. REF NUMBER: #G7998
Inchkeith and Firth of Forth from Calton Hill, EdinburghImage of Inchkeith island out in the Firth of Forth and the Leith Docks seen from Calton Hill. REF NUMBER: #G3877
Inchkeith and Firth of Forth from Calton Hill, EdinburghPhotograph of Inchkeith island out in the Firth of Forth and the Leith Docks seen from Calton Hill. REF NUMBER: #G3878
Calton Hill panorama of Edinburgh City Centre and CastleEdinburgh cityscape with the Castle, North Bridge and Waverley rail tracks seen from Old Calton Cemetery. REF NUMBER: #G8288
Calton Hill seen from Salisbury Crags, EdinburghPicture of the Nelson Monument and the National Monument on Calton Hill as well as the Royal High School of Edinburgh seen from Salisbury Crags. REF NUMBER: #G0744
Calton Hill seen from Salisbury Crags, EdinburghPhoto of Calton Hill with its distinctive Nelson Tower at dusk. REF NUMBER: #G3408

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These Scottish photographs are taken with a Canon 350D digital camera and are available in all sizes:

The pixel size of the original images is up to 3456 x 2304 (resolution is up to 8 megapixels).

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