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Corstorphine Hill Tower

Door open days

Edinburgh

The Tower was built in 1871 by the landowner William McFie as a folly and a monument to Sir Walter Scott. It is built of local whinstone and sandstone, and commands a 360-degree view of Edinburgh, the Firth of Forth, the Pentland Hills, Edinburgh Airport and the Three Bridges. Friends of Corstorphine Hill open the Tower every Sunday from May – September. 

Facilities

Key Information

Building Date: 1871

Where to find us

Address
  • Corstorphine Hill
  • Clermiston Road
  • Corstorphine
  • EH12 6LR