The Old Town is Edinburgh's medieval heart. It is centred on the Royal Mile which runs along the crag-and-tail from the Castle down to Holyrood Palace, and it is packed with notable architecture and fascinating history, being home to some of the world's earliest 'high rise' buildings.
Terrain - Streets and pavements; the Old Town is steep and there are many steps.
Distance 3.5km (2.2 miles)
Ascent 86m (282ft)