Castlehill

Castlehill is at the top of the Royal Mile

close to Edinburgh Castle

 

Engravings  -  Old & New Edinburgh  -  1890

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Edinburgh from the King's Bastion at the Castle  -  1825

View from the Castle

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Castle Hill

Looking down Castle Hill

Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Assembly Hall

Looking up Castle Hill

 

Photograph  -  Norward Inglis

Photograph by Norward Inglis  -  Looking down Castle Hill from the Castle Esplanade

Castle Hill

 

1950s

Parade up Castlehill towards Edinburgh Castle Esplanade - around 1953

DAVID CAIRNS

Parade up Castlehill towards
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

Parade down Castlehill from Edinburgh Castle Esplanade - around 1953

DAVID CAIRNS

Parade down Castlehill from
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

 

Recent Photos

Festivals and Parades

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  August 2002  -  Umbrella in the Royal Mile

Festival

August 2002 - Rain

Photograph by Peter Stubbs  -  Edinburgh  -  August 2003  -  Castle Hill in the Sun

Festival

August 2003 (1)

A Group, probably some of the performers from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, approach the top of the Royal Mile carrying a clothesline.

Festival

August 2003 (2)

Clan Parade from Holyrood Park to Edinburgh Castle Esplanade  -  July 25, 2009

Clan Parade

 

Street Performer  -  Castlehill  -  August 2007

August 2007

 

 

 

Recent Photos

Fountain

Fountain on the west wall of the old reservoir at the top of Castlehill.  The fountain faces onto the Castle Esplanade

Fountain on a wall
of the old reservoir

 

Recent Photos

Camera Obscura

The Camera Obscura at the top of the Edinburgh Royal Mile

The Camera Obscura

View from the Camera Obscura  -  Castlehil   -  A picture compiled from four photographs

View from the
Camera Obscura

 

Recent Photos

Old Town Weaving Co.

Old Town Weaving Company  -  Looms in the Basement  

Looms in the Basement

Old Town Weaving Co  -  View across the Large Open Sales Floor

View across the
Large Open Sales Floor - 1

Old Town Weaving Co  -  View across the Large Open Sales Floor

View across the
Large Open Sales Floor - 2

Old Town Weaving Co  -  Kilts through the Ages  -  Part 1

Kilts through the Ages  -  Part 1

Old Town Weaving Co  -  Kilts through the Ages  -  Part 2

Kilts through the Ages  -  Part 2

 

Recent Photos

Scotch Whisky Experience

Map of Scottish Distilleries in the bar of the Schotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  

Distillery Map

Scotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  -  Bottles of Whisky  

Whisky Bottles

Scotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  -  Bottles and Screen in the Shop

Bottles and Screen

Waterfall

Scotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  -  Bottles and Screen in the Shop

Bottles and Screen

Stone Wall

Scotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  -  Bottles and Screen in the Shop

Bottles and Screen

The figure becomes clearer

Scotch Whisky Experience, Castlehill, Edinburgh  -  Bottles and Screen in the Shop  

Bottles and Screen

The figure becomes clearer

 

Recent Photos

Castle Gift Shop

Castle Gift Shop  -  Castlehill, Edinburgh  

Shop window
from the street

Castle Gift Shop  -  Castlehill, Edinburgh  

Shop window
from inside the shop

Castle Gift Shop  -  Castlehill, Edinburgh

Shop window
from inside the shop
with fisheye lens

 

 

Map of the Royal Mile

including Castle Hill

William J Hay  -  Small leaflet  -  Royal Mile Map

small image

large image

 

 

Full Index

Views of Edinburgh

Princes Street views:
 Looking E         Looking W         Looking N + NE        Looking S

from Calton Hill        Preparing for the Trams        Princes Street Gardens

Other street views:
 Grassmarket         George Street          High Street        High Street closes        Leith Street
Lothian Road       North Bridge       Saint James Sq       
Waverley Bridge       More Streets

 

 

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