The Scottish National Gallery (formerly the National Gallery of Scotland) is the national art gallery of Scotland. It is located on The Mound in central Edinburgh, close to Princes Street. The building was designed in a neoclassical style by William Henry Playfair, and first opened to the public in…
Outstanding collection of scottish modern and contemporary art. Lovely gardens also free entry
Wonderful setting, you can walk around the gardens before taking in an exhibition. Also has a great cafe.
Ten minutes walk from our AirBnB - Home to Scotland’s outstanding collection of modern and contemporary art.
“Great for kids and adults. Lots of stuffed animals and various other 'history bits'.”
Point of Interest
“Quite expensive at £19 per adult but if you're interested in History then may be worth a look. You can walk up to the castle for free!”
“If you fancy stretching your legs then the walk up Arthurs seat is worth it, especially when the weather is nice. Views across the whole city and across the sea.”
“Free gardens worth a visit, and the historic glasshouses are great. You can pay to enter all the glasshouses but the Victorian one is free. Lovely walks and nice views from the the lawn looking to Edinburgh Castle. ”