View of Calton Hill

Little Known Facts About Calton Hill

Part of A World Heritage Site When it comes to facts about Calton Hill, there is no better place to start than at the beginning. With its unique blend of old and new, Edinburgh was granted World Heritage Status in 1995. And home to many historic sites, Calton Hill is an important part of our […]

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Aerial view of Old Observatory on Calton Hill

Exploring Calton Hill’s New Collective Gallery

A familiar building to anybody living in or visiting Edinburgh, the Old City Observatory is finally enjoying a new lease of life. Left to crumble, the once decrepit ruin has become home to the Collective Gallery on Calton Hill, the latest Edinburgh art gallery to open in the capital. Collective Gallery on Calton Hill opens […]

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On the Hunt For Hidden Gems In Edinburgh?

So, you’ve already visited all the usual things to do in Edinburgh and you’re looking for something a little different? Well, if you’re on the lookout for hidden gems in Edinburgh, we’ve got a treasure trove of secrets to tell. Hidden gems in Edinburgh, right on our doorstep One of our favourite hidden gems in […]

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Calton Hill Edinburgh

The Quirks of Our Historic Building

Parliament House is a historic hotel located at the foot of Calton Hill in Edinburgh. Our building is made up of several townhouses, connected together. Numbers 9 to 13 were built in the 1760s, while number 15 was built in 1908. Our buildings have had many uses over the centuries. From homes and offices, to […]

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