Mountcastle is a residential suburb, located east of Edinburgh, where visitors can tour the famous Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. This monumental palace is the official residence of the United Kingdom’s monarch, and an amazing Edinburgh icon. The Arthur’s Seat, another fascinating attraction, dates back 2,000 years and is one of the four hill forts located within Holyrood Park. The Holyrood Park hosts a wealth of history and archaeological artefacts that span thousands of years, with rich cultural heritage, wildlife, and volcanic geology. It is a great place to tour when you are in Mountcastle.
- Experience what it feels like to onboard the Royal Yacht Britannia, which served the British Royal Family for over forty years, via fascinating audio tours featuring the Engine Room, Crew’s Quarters, and the amazing Royal Deck Tea Room.
- Hike to the top of Royal Mile Street and visit the famous Edinburgh Castle, an iconic symbol of the exciting heritage and history of Scotland, a must-visit spot for Mountcastle visitors.
- Take a trip to Holyrood Park and have unparalleled scenic views of Edinburgh from many vantage points, getting an all-time, breathtaking view.
The Edinburgh International Airport, situated west of the city, offers flight services to this Scottish land. Travellers can connect from the airport to their destination by bus, taxi, or car. Buses from the airport arrive at Andrew Square in the city centre. Waverly Station is Edinburgh’s major terminal point. East Coat rail operates regular train trips to the city between Kings Cross in London and Waverley Station. The trip takes about four – five hours. To get to Mountcastle from Edinburgh, travellers can take bus route 5, which commutes through Oxgangs, Marchmont, and Mountcastle.
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