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Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA, Scotland
+44 131 529 7921
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Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA, Scotland
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+44 131 529 7921
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The gardens provide a astonishing view from new town on old Town. Definitely take a rest and relax here when you need a break from shopping at princess street or walking the royal the mile.

Thank Guid0_1981
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Reviewed yesterday

A lovely place to sit and watch the world go by on a nice day. The gardens are well looked after and have plenty of places to sit and take the views of the castle in.

Thank David S
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Reviewed yesterday

If you're in Edinburgh, it's difficult to miss Princes St Gardens. Hop off Princes Street and take a stroll through the gardens. It's a beautiful place, especially if you're lucky enough to have some sun. The views of the castle are breathtaking.

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful garden in the middle of Edinburgh. Went in early May - just in time to see the flowers blossom. Can get crowded at times but a very nice place to relax and just wander off in the amazing greenery and flora.

Thank Pradeep W
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Even in early spring, there were so many beautiful flowers and trees. Scott Memorial is stunning. Definitely recommend taking the time to stroll through this beautiful area

Thank Valerie L
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely visit in the garden - with nicest weather a rest on the gras - perfect calmness and eye blown sights - everything tidy and well kept - an oasis in Edinburg - near the Castle

Thank anita t
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can get some really cool views of the castle from directly below, and the gardens are very pretty. But I'm not sure I'd say this is a must do.

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a gem to have this space in the heart of the City - almost like the 'lungs' of the City. Such a fabulous place to sit and enjoy the space, planting and the wonderful City views.

Thank WanderingWelsh2014
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Located in old townaling princess street this is home to stunning scots memorial. Green and lush a ideal spot to unwind and laze around

Thank somam
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful open space which was a surprise. Hilly in places, just like Edinburgh. Great for having a break from retailers. Great view of castle

Thank Linda C
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gillybean2015
23 February 2018|
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Response from Denise F | Reviewed this property |
It’s at the Ross band stand. I’m pretty sure there is seating, I have been involved in a couple of charity events at the Ross band stand and there was seating. I think that it is put out depending on the event they have... More
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22 October 2017|
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Response from fmck49 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in 11 Brunswick Street earlier this year. It’s within a 15 minute walk or so of Princes Street and has a brasserie so you can also eat there. There are plenty of other restaurants nearby.
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Response from Sandra and Alan S | Reviewed this property |
The Markets ran into the week between Christmas and New Year this year for the first time and the ice rink certainly continued on. However, there is a new promotions company involved this year, so keep an eye on the... More
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