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Parks: Hillside Crescent Gardens

By City of Edinburgh Council

Background
Hillside Crescent Gardens were created by William Playfair to enrich the New Town crescent. There are displays of horse chestnut, lime and elm trees. The gardens are an important continuation of the greenery of Calton Hill, through Royal Terrace Garden and over the busy London Road.
Visitor information
Access on Lothian Bus nos 26 and 44.
Background
Hillside Crescent Gardens were created by William Playfair to enrich the New Town crescent. There are displays of horse chestnut, lime and elm trees. The gardens are an important continuation of the greenery of Calton Hill, through Royal Terrace Garden and over the busy London Road.
Visitor information
Access on Lothian Bus nos 26 and 44.
Facilities
Seating
Woodland
Grassed areas
Get Involved
Friends of Hillside and Calton Area
Facilities
SeatingWoodland
Grassed areas
Get Involved
Friends of Hillside and Calton Area