Places with a view in Edinburgh, Scotland

by Lisa
Places with a view in Edinburgh Scotland JoyDellaVita

As hilly as Scotland is it is not hard to find nice Places with a view in Edinburgh. ‘Places with a view’ are spots from where you have an especially nice view, either a panoramic view or on something specific. Nice Photo Locations for a Selfie, Group Photos or just for nice Images. With the Old and the new Town, the historic and modern buildings, Edinburgh offers areas and corners for every Photographer.

Edinburgh Castle Esplanade – Place with a view in Edinburgh

Address Edinburgh Castle Esplanade: Castlehill Edinburgh EH1 2NG

Calton Hill – Place with a view in Edinburgh

Address Calton Hill: Edinburgh EH7 5AA

Calton Hill Edinburgh JoyDellaVita
Calton Hill with Edinburgh Old Town (right)

Arthur’s Seat – Place with a view in Edinburgh

Address Arthur’s Seat: Holyrood Park 1 Queen’s Dr Edinburgh EH8 8HG

Arthurs Seat Edinburgh JoyDellaVita
Arthur’s Seat covered in fog

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions- Place with a view in Edinburgh

Address Camera Obscura & World of Illusions: 549 Castlehill Edinburgh EH1 2ND

Edinburgh Castle Edinburgh Scotland Travelblog JoyDellaVita
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade and Camera Obscura (middle)

Princess Street Garden – Place with a view in Edinburgh

Address Princes Street Gardens: Princes St Edinburgh EH2 2HG

Princess Gardens Castle Edinburgh JoyDellaVita
At Princess Gardens, looking up Castle Hill / Edinburgh Castle


Hi, I'm Lisa and welcome to my Joy Della Vita Travelblog. Joy della Vita, inspired by the Italian language, means "Joy of Life". And this is what can be found here. Travel, Food, Mobility & (Travel-)Lifestyle. I enjoy to travel on a low budget, but some luxury has never hurt anyone.


  • rosalie
    4 - March - 2017 at 6:49 PM

    You should check out the royal over seas league on princes street. They’ve got killer views of the castle from their dining room, which is actually open to the public for lunch and afternoon tea!

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