Edinburgh World Heritage - The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh

The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh

The Old and New Towns of EdinburghThis teaching sequence will help children understand the development of the Old Town of Edinburgh and the issues and initiatives that led to the creation of the New Town.

They will also explore what happened to the Old Town after the construction of the New Town.

The whiteboard activities use an extensive range of sources that include old maps, prints photographs and documents. These, and others, can be found in the Resources Gallery for independent use.

A series of short 'Edinburgh visit activities' will help teachers explore the city’s history when making a visit.

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The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh - Whiteboard activities
The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh - Teachers notes

Teachers are then encouraged to broaden children’s learning experiences through the opportunities offered in:

Edinburgh – a World Heritage City
Looking after our Heritage


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