Photo taken from Calton Hill following the Torchlight Procession

 View to the West

30 December 2011

View to the West from Calton Hill

to Bank of Scotland Head Office, Edinburgh Castle, Balmoral Clock Tower, Scott Monument

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                                                 Photograph taken December 30, 2011

 

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    Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

 

Calton Hill

Torchlight Procession

The start of Edinburgh's New Year Celebrations is celebrated by a Torchlight Procession from The Royal Mile via The Mound, Princes Street and Waterloo Place to the top of Calton Hill where there are floodlit monuments, fireworks and a bonfire.

View to the West

The photo at the top of this page was taken from Calton Hill following the torchlight procession on December 30, 2011.  It looks to the west from Calton Hill towards:

-  Dome of Camera Obscura (red, but it continually changes colour)

-  Head Office of the Bank of Scotland on The Mound.

-  Edinburgh Castle, high on Castle Hill.

-  Clock Tower of Balmoral Hotel.

-  Scott Monument in Princes Street.

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

View to the North

Please click on this thumbnail image to see a view to the north from Calton Hill, towards the northern suburbs of Edinburgh and Leith, and across the Firth of Forth to Fife:

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

 

View to the South

Please click on this thumbnail image to see a view to the west from Calton Hill, towards Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags in Holyrood Park:

Photo taken at Calton Hill on the evening of the Torchlight Procession  -  December 30, 2011

 

 

Torchlight Procession 2011

Calton Hill

 

 

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