The Meadows is a much-loved public space in the heart of Edinburgh where locals just love to gather, especially when the sun shines.
The iconic park in Edinburgh and it’s seen a lot through the years, from marches, protests, royal visits, festivals and much more.
Check out our picture gallery to see how The Meadows has changed down the years.
5. Playing in the snow
Children are enjoying the snow by sledging in The Meadows. Warrender Park Terrace can be seen in the background. Year: 1961 Photo: TSPL
6. Red stone pillars
These monumental red stone pillars were erected in 1886 on each side of Melville Drive at the western end. Year: 1962. Photo: TSPL
Many people still enjoy bowling at The Meadows and here we can see Mrs G Bews take her shot in a match at the west end of The Meadows. Year: 1963. Photo: TSPL
8. Cricket at the park
Here you can see a public park six-a-side cricket event taking place in The Meadows, with B Reid and R Bindman at the coin toss. Year: 1965 Photo: TSPL