Edinburgh may not have the Thames or the Clyde, but it does have a fine river all of its own if you know where to look. Join me on a walk along the Water of Leith, taking in the sights of this hidden pathway through the heart of the city.Continue reading “The Water of Leith Walkway”
Discover one of the world’s most iconic bridges and follow in the footsteps of literary legends and haunted hounds in this coastal walk near Scotland’s capital.Continue reading “South Queensferry and the Dalmeny Estate”
Most people choose to climb Scald Law from the south — but you’re not like most people. Take an afternoon to climb to the roof of the Pentlands and take in some beautiful sights along the way.Continue reading “The Red Road to Scald Law”
A gentle woodland wander in the heart of Edinburgh; follow canal, river and railway to reach a childhood haunt of a famous Scottish author.
A gentle introduction to the Pentland Hills that is easily accessible from Edinburgh.Continue reading “Capelaw Hill”
A pleasant, unchallenging walk following the course of a former railway line between Eskbank and Penicuik, passing the remains of a medieval castle and historic mills.Continue reading “The Eskbank to Penicuik Railway”
A gentle walk along the riverside to a ruined castle with links to the story of Mary Queen of Scots before a steep climb to the site of an ancient hill fort and a hoard of Roman treasure.Continue reading “Traprain Law”