Saturday, 15 October 2016

Autumn Changes Edinburgh - Calton Hill and Princes Street Gardens

Today is such a wet day we decided not to venture far! We started out walking up Calton Hill, where the iconic follies, memorials and other buildings looks wonderfully atmospheric in the Autumnal mist and drizzle.






and there are wonderful views over Edinburgh too

We then had a coffee break and continued our walk in Princes Street Gardens with it's views of the Scott Monument

and Edinburgh Castle 





Lovely to see the fallen cherry leaves carpeting the ground in places




Just a reminder that the Living Edinburgh Autumn Changes Edinburgh photo competition is open until the end of the month. You can find out more here!



5 comments:

A Cuban In London said...

Oh, God! I know that according to others I am not supposed to like landscapes like this one (being Cuban and born on a tropical island) but I am a sucker for autumn (and spring!). Love, love those photos. I wish I could walk up that hill, even with the rain. Thanks.

Greetings from London.

Simon Douglas Thompson said...

Almost looks like an astronomical observatory up there

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Crafty Green Poet said...

Hi Simon, one of the buildings indeed is (or was) an observatory!

Lynn said...

I never really mind a drizzly day - lovely walk.