Scott Monument

Scott Monument
Princes Street Gardens East, Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY
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The uppermost viewing platform of the Walter Scott Monument on Princes Street can be reached only by a 287-step series of narrow spiral staircases, but the view from the top is worth it. Completed in 1844, the black soot-stained tower serves as a reminder of why Edinburgh used to be called ‘Auld Reekie.’

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Macbeth Without the Shakespeare Bollocks Tour

Bruce Fummey Following on from last year’s successful stand-up show of the same name, Bruce Fummey will take a small group in a people carrier to hear the real story of this much maligned Scottish king. You’ll visit places Macbeth walked, you’ll see where he was crowned, you’ll take a short boat trip to understand why…

Fri 3 Aug

Scotland History Tour People Carrier

£95 / 0131 529 4068

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 4 Aug

Scotland History Tour People Carrier

£95 / 0131 529 4068

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 5 Aug

Scotland History Tour People Carrier

£95 / 0131 529 4068

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 26 Aug

Princes Street Gardens: A Drama in Time

Greenyonder Tours Linking Old and New Towns, Princes Street Gardens are truly amazing in their unique geology, disputed history, diverse planting and the myriad ways that ordinary folk have used and abused them. Soon it will see big design changes: a design dubbed The Hobbit House has won a competition to create a new…

Tue 14 Aug

Next to Scott Monument

£6 / 0131 529 4068

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 15 Aug

Next to Scott Monument

£10 / 0131 529 4068

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 16 Aug

Next to Scott Monument

£10 / 0131 529 4068

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 18 Aug

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