City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Waterways Trust Scotland Walks Programme


By Editor - Posted on 10 April 2008

Step
into Spring

Waterways
environmental and heritage charity, The Waterways Trust Scotland, is running a 12 week-long walking programme to encourage
people improve their lifestyle.

Anyone
can take part in the walking programme and the guided walks will take in the Union Canal and
Water of Leith, providing an opportunity for participants to get fit and learn
about the local environment at the same time.

Walks
are suitable for all ages and all abilities. Each walk will last approximately
one hour. All walks are on Saturdays, starting at 10am.

19 April
– start Meggetland Bridge on Colinton
Road; finish Dell Inn on Lanark
Road.

26 April
– start junction of Hailesland Road and
Clovenstone Road Wester Hailes; finish Water of Leith Visitor Centre

3 May –
start Glenlockhart Road; finish
Edinburgh Quay

10 May –
start Woodhall Road, Colinton Village; finish
Water of Leith Visitor Centre

17 May –
start Arnold Clark Mortors, Gorgie Road; finish
Oglivie Terrace, Shandon

24 May –
start Edinburgh Quay; finish Water of Leith Visitor Centre

7 June –
start Dell Inn, Lanark Road; finish
Water of Leith Visitor Centre

14 June
– start junction of Hailesland Road and
Colvenstone Road Wester Hailes; finish Colinton Village

21 June
– Calder Crescent canal
access point; finish Ratho

28 June
– start Oglivie Terrace, Shandon; finish Arnold Clark Motors, Gorgie
Road

5 July –
start Calder Crescent canal
access point; finish Dell Inn, Lanark
Road

12 July
– start Water of Leith Visitor Centre; finish Edinburgh Quay.

For further information on Feet First contact Alan Forrester on email
info@feetfirstedinburgh.com

The
Waterways Trust Scotland
is part of The Waterways Trust, a registered charity, and
works to promote greater public enjoyment and awareness of the UK’s waterways by raising
funds for waterway restoration, conservation, recreation and education.