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We are at the top of the Royal Mile, 100 metres from the entrance to Edinburgh Castle.

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Castlehill
The Royal Mile
Edinburgh
EH1 2ND

Tel: 0131 226 3709
Fax: 0131 225 423

ON FOOT FROM TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE

Leave TIC onto Princes Street turning left. Turn left onto Waverley Bridge. At junction turn right to go up Market Street which will bring you to the Mound. Cross the road, go straight up via Mound Place and go up Ramsay Lane towards Edinburgh Castle. We are at the top of Ramsay Lane on the left hand side, opposite the Scotch Whisky Experience, next to Edinburgh Castle.

BY CAR

Follow signs for Edinburgh Castle. We are situated 40 m from the entrance to the Castle or Castlehill at the top of the Royal Mile. To park, bear left at the roundabout in front of The Hub (former church) and on-street metered parking is available on Johnston Terrace. There is also a 24hour NCP car park in Castle Terrace at the bottom of Johnston Terrace.

BY RAIL

From Edinburgh Waverley, leave station via main exit onto Waverley Bridge turning left. At junction turn right to go up Market Street which will bring you to the Mound. Cross the road, go straight up via Mound Place and go up Ramsay Lane towards Edinburgh Castle. We are at the top of Ramsay Lane on the left hand side, opposite the Scotch Whisky Experience, next to the Castle.

BY BUS

From St Andrew Square Bus Station, cross Princes Street and go up the Mound. Turn right at Mound Place and go up Ramsay Lane towards Edinburgh Castle. We are at the top of Ramsay Lane on the left hand side, opposite the Scotch Whisky Experience.

There are regular Lothian buses 23/27/41//42/45/67 to Market Street and George IV Bridge, both very close to the attraction. When you get off the bus head for the Royal Mile, you will soon spot a distinctive white tower.

BY AIR

From Edinburgh Airport, travelling by car,  turn left onto the A8 travelling east towards Edinburgh City Centre following occasional brown signs for city centre attractions and for Edinburgh Castle.   At Princes Street follow the traffic restrictions via Charlotte Square and Queen Street and then turn right onto  St Andrew Square.   Continue south across the square to Princes St and onto Waverly Bridge, where the entrance to Waverley Railway Station is. At the roundabout on the end of Waverley Bridge turn right up Market Street.  At the top of Market St turn left up the Mound, then next right up the Lawnmarket Royal Mile towards the Castle.  We are at the top, 100m from the entrance to the Castle, on the right.  To park, bear left at the roundabout in front of The Hub (former church) and on-street metered parking is available on Johnston Terrace. There is also a 24hour NCP car park in Castle Terrace at the bottom of Johnston Terrace.

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