Sir Walter Scott Monument Edinburgh - a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It is the largest monument to a writer in the world. There are 287 steps to the top of the Scott Monument, from where you can enjoy breathtaking views of Edinburgh and the surrounding countryside. http://www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk/Venues/Scott-Monument
The First Timer's Weekend Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland | Planning on a quick stop through Edinburgh on your way through Europe? Check out my quick travel guide for what to do, where to stay and how to get around in this majestic city. All you need is a few days in Edinburgh to fall in love like I did. Happy Travels!