Blackford Hill


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Blackford Hill is 164m high hill located in the south of Edinburgh.

You can enjoy a clear view over Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle, and Arthur's Seat, Pentland Hills and the Hillend Ski Centre.

The Royal Observatory is built near the hilltop, which also features a meteorological station and both these places can be visited. Craigmillar Park golf course is situated on the eastern side of the Blackford Hill.


Blackford Hill, South-Edinburgh

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