City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Outdoor


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Photo Edinburgh Venuesort icon Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
Walkers rest at the top of Arthur's Seat
Arthur's Seat Arthur's Seat is the top of Holyrood Park, the large public park at the foot of the Royal Mile. It takes a moderately fit walker about 20 minutes to climb to the top. Outdoor 354
Bawsinch and Duddingston Nature Reserve Bawsinch and Duddingston Loch is a nature reserve situated three kilometres from the centre of Edinburgh, at the southern end of Holyrood Park, and South of Duddingston Village. Outdoor
Belhaven Beach Long, curving, sandy beach popular with surfers and walkers. Outdoor
Blackford Hill View North
Blackford Hill Blackford Hill is one of Edinburgh's "seven hills," situated 2 miles to the South of the city centre. Near the top of the 164m (539 ft) hill you can see the green domed Royal Observatory,... Outdoor
Braid Hills The Braid Hills are a pair of small hills 206m (675 ft) and 166m (546 ft) in the south of the city, between Morningside and Liberton residential areas, that form a part of th Outdoor
Braidwood Centre A community centre available for hire, Braidwood Centre is located near the centre of town. Outdoor
Calton Hill Sun Rise
Calton Hill Calton Hill is one of Edinburgh's main hills, set right in the city centre. It is unmistakable with its Athenian acropolis poking above the skyline. Outdoor
Cammo Estate Water Tower
Cammo Estate Park The Cammo Estate is an 85 acre public park run by the City of Edinburgh council. It's a quiet spot with meadows, dykes, and mature, open woodland, situated in the Barnton area on the North West edge... Outdoor
Castle Street - Summer 2011
Castle Street Central, pedestrianised street in Edinburgh's New Town that is the location for street markets throughout the year. Outdoor
Charlotte Square Gardens
Charlotte Square Garden This pleasent, leafy green space located at the heart of the historic New Town is an oasis of tranquility. Outdoor
Walk in the woods
Corstorphine Hill Corstorphine Hill is a public park and nature reserve to the West of Edinburgh, on the road to Glasgow. It's often considered one of Edinburgh's "Seven Hills". Outdoor
Craiglockhart Hill Craiglockhart Hill is really two hills, Wester Craig and Easter Craig, situated to the South of Edinburgh, in the residential areas of Braidburn and Craiglockhart. Outdoor
Cramond Beach Popular sandy beach to the North East of the city. Well connected by bike paths. When the tide is out you can walk to Cramond Island. Outdoor
Dalkeith Country Park 2,000 acre country estate on the outskirts of Edinburgh offering a variety of outdoor recreational activities such as archery, walking in ancient forests, a well-being lab, a wooden play fort, bushcra Outdoor 397
E Princes St Garden Wide
East Princes Street Gardens Although fenced off with Edinburgh's characteristic black, wrought iron railings, The Gardens are open to the public and easily accessed at various gates along Princes Street and other points. Outdoor
Castle Garden view North
Edinburgh Castle Gardens The Castle Gardens are on a steep hill directly under Edinburgh Castle to the South of the West Princes Street Garden. It is bounded by the railway line in the North and The Mound to the East. Outdoor
Electric City The Old Street Lighting Depot that has been cleaned up and taken over by the Hidden Door arts festival. Outdoor
Festival Square in August during EIFF 2007
Festival Square Large classic town square has the kind of space that you might expect of an italian plaza. Outdoor 414
The Mound viewed from the Festival Wheel (2018)
Festival Wheel The Festival Wheel (aka Edinburgh Festival Wheel and Big Wheel) is a large mechanical, red and white Ferris Wheel, situated in the centre of Edinburgh, in Eas Outdoor
Fisherrow Links Just down coast from Edinburgh, East Lothian's Fisherrow links has a nine hole pitch and putt course, 'pay as you play' bowling greens and tennis courts. Outdoor