New Town, Edinburgh

Edinburgh New Town is considered one of the masterpieces of Town Planning. Today Princes Street is the capital's main shopping thoroughfare, with superb views across to the Castle. Further from this busy hub, the original Georgian architecture of the fine crescents and circusses to the north can be appreciated in full.


Roads / pavements; fairly level.

Public Transport

Train to Waverley Station, buses alight here at east end of Princes Street.


Waverley Steps exit from Waverley Rail Station. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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