Fettes College.

These 12 photos prove Edinburgh has the most beautiful schools in the world

Only in Auld Reekie can a school have a medieval castle as their backdrop and legitimately argue they occupy the more impressive building.

As one of the leading torch bearers of the European Enlightenment, Edinburgh has long been the dux of the class when it comes to education, and the city’s many beautiful schools are a reflection of this privileged status.

Boasting the likes of Fettes and George Heriot’s, Merchiston Castle and Stewart’s Melville, the sheer number of beautiful school buildings in Edinburgh is quite staggering. Is there another city in the world that can even come close? We don’t think so.

We take a look at a dozen examples that prove Edinburgh has the finest-looking schools in the world.

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