Princes Street Gardens

Top 1% of attractions in Edinburgh
8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“These beautiful gardens lie in a valley that was once occupied by the Nor’ Loch... they are split in the middle by The Mound.”

– Lonely Planet

Time Out Time Out
"A former loch in Edinburgh's city centre, the gardens on Princes Street are now a serene, green space open to joggers, walkers and sunbathers year-round." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"It's the kind of party that packs the city streets, clogs public transportation and leaves an entire town with hungover revelers for days following." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"These beautifully manicured gardens, directly overlooked by Edinburgh Castle, are just a few steps but a world away from the hyperactivity of Princes Street." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Banks are steep but grassy and great for a quick bit of sun, should it shine. In wintertime, there is usually an ice rink set up and often part of the park is used for various food and gift markets." Full review