Amazing beautiful place. Like stepping into a more elegant past.
Staycation Retreat in the Heart of Edinburgh
Built in 1756 for a Merchant, Rock House is a historic gem in the heart of Edinburgh. From its secluded position at the foot of Calton Hill, it has an elavated terrace which has the most wonderful panoramic views over the landmark sites of the City.
Rock House History
Built in the 1750s, Rock House is reputed to be one of the oldest houses in Edinburgh’s new town. It came to worldwide fame as the home of David Octavius Hill, the artist and pioneering photographer who in 1843 together with Robert Adamson developed the calotype process at Rock House.