Cockburn Association is named after Henry, Lord Cockburn, 1777-1854,
who campaigned to preserve the best of Edinburgh's buildings and
Cockburn Association was established in 1875. It still continues to
campaign on planning, transport and architectural issues in Edinburgh.
The association also
coordinates the arrangements for the Doors Open Day in Edinburgh
each September. This gives access, for one day each year, to a
number of buildings that are not normally open to the public..