City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Outdoor


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Photo Edinburgh Venue Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
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
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
Leith Links
Leith Links This former golf course, or links, was considered in the 17th and 18th centuries as Edinburgh's best course and was in use for golf as early as mid-16 century. 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
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
Water of Leith Sign at Belford Road
Water of Leith The Water of Leith is perhaps more a green corridor than a park, although it is designated an Urban Wildlife Site. The waterway snakes through the city from the foot of the Pentlands to Leith docks,... Outdoor
Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
RGBE - Off Inverleith House Lawn A central spot in the 70-acre Royal Botanic Garden. The lawn is in front of the terrace cafe, and Inverleith House. Two famous art commissions are installed near the lawn: eco-artist Andy Goldworthy'... Outdoor
Portobello Beach in July
Portobello Beach & Promenade One of the chief attractions of Portobello, to the East of Edinburgh City Centre, is the sea and a wide sandy beach - with a long, classic Victorian promenade and old-world waterfront that harks back Outdoor
Scottish Seabird Centre Modern wildlife observation and educational building on a rocky outcrop overlooking the windswept, sandy beaches of North Berwick. The charity has interactive cameras, boat trips to nearby island... Outdoor
Dusk in the Pentlands
Pentland Hills Regional Park The 11 mile by 6 mile Pentland Hills Regional Park, established on 22 October 1984, stretches from the City Bypass in the North (the southernwest reaches of Edinburgh), to the Borders Region in the Outdoor
St. Giles Cathedral on Edinburgh's Royal Mile
Parliament Square Situated in the heart of the Old Town this is the famous large open, cobbled square on the Royal Mile. Outdoor
Royal Observatory The main astronomy observatory, in the South of Edinburgh, distinguished by its distinctive copper domes atop Blackford Hill. Outdoor
Tractor rider at Gorgie
Gorgie City Farm Much-loved working urban farm with lambs, pigs, chickens, quails, and a variety of crops. Outdoor
Seton Sands A windswept sandy beach just off the main road (B1348) to the South East of Edinburgh and downstream from Cockenzie power station. Outdoor
Longniddry Beach Long sandy and rocky beach near the small town of Longniddry just South East of Edinburgh. Popular with walkers, windsurfers and canoeists. Close to nature reserves with birds feeding at low tide. Outdoor
Gullane Bents from the car park (panorama)
Gullane Bents Probably the most spectacular beach in East Lothian, Gullane is a long, sandy beach with an extensive, dune system covered in grass and buckthorn bush, within which you can shield yourself from the Outdoor
Belhaven Beach Long, curving, sandy beach popular with surfers and walkers. 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
Late Summer blooms in Inverleith Park allotments
Inverleith Allotments Around 2.4 hectares, a quarter of Inverleith Park, has been converted into allotments. Outdoor
Johnstone Terrace garden
Johnstone Terrace Garden Johnston Terrace Garden is tucked away at the top of the Patrick Geddes steps which run between Johnston Terrance and the Grassmarket, just 50 m from Edinburgh Castle Esplanade. Outdoor