Built circa 1800, the group of monuments atop Calton Hill consists of the unfinished National Monument (a replica of the Parthenon), the Playfair Monument, which is a base with a tomb and pillars, and other Greek style monuments including memorials to Admiral Nelson and a prominent University Professor.
An award-winning terraced garden in the historic village of Inveresk features an Edwardian conservatory, old roses, shrubs, and herbaceous borders. Inveresk Lodge was named a Garden of Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society. 24 Inveresk Village, Musselburgh, Lothian, Scotland, EH21 7TE
On the outskirts of Edinburgh is the hidden delight of Malleny Garden; a 3-acre walled garden set in a landscape of woodland, with colourful herbaceous borders and collections of old roses. Enjoy scented flowers and clipped yew trees planted in the 17th century. Balerno, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, EH14 7AF
Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden is one of the great gardens of Britain, if not the entire world, with a history going back over 300 years. The Edinburgh site features over 13,000 different species of plants and over 3 million herbs. Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, EH3 5LR