Calton Hill

Calton Hill
Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB
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Rising up at the east end of Princes Street, the hill is home to several iconic buildings including the unfinished National Monument (nicknamed 'Edinburgh's disgrace'), Nelson’s Monument, the Robert Burns Monument, the Dugald Stewart Monument, and the City Observatory. The annual pagan fire festival Beltane takes place here and it is a popular location for watching fireworks displays held at Edinburgh Castle.

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Samhuinn Fire Festival

Hosted by Beltane Fire Society, the Samhuinn Fire Festival celebrates the Celtic New Year, marking the end of summer and welcoming the onset of winter. The change of seasons is brought to life through wild drumming, fire-dancing, acrobatics, and vibrant costumes.

Sat 31 Oct

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