Edinburgh’s Floral Clock

Edinburgh’s Floral Clock is located in West Princes Street Gardens.  (below the statue of Alan Ramsey, opisite the national gallery) This is an actual working clock, it may be the oldest of its type on the world first commissioned in 1903.   Every spring they replant the flowers with a new design so that its ready for the summer.

Floral clock

Floral clock

Edinburgh’s floral clock has a circumference of 36ft and width of almost 12ft, with the hands measuring approx. 11ft and 5ft in length

This year it will celebrate the tenth anniversary of Edinburgh as a Fair Trade city.

Floral Clock

Floral Clock

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