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Area: Midlothian

'Are you a boots or sandals sort of person? Whether you fancy a stout 2-hour hike with slopes to tramp up and streams to ford, or a leisurely 20-minute plod before ...
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'... There are also a variety of linear and circular routes to explore throughout Midlothian, some of which are suitable for a range of abilities. Many of these paths act as a link between towns an ...
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Category Midlothian

'The Festival aims to provide opportunities to discover Midlothian's beautiful countryside in four days of led walks, a cycle, nordic walking and canicross. The routes are suitable for all ages and ...
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Category Midlothian

'There are four circular routes and trails that are great for families or those who do not want a long walk/hike: 1. Harlaw Woodland Walk - 2 miles/3.5 km, easy ... 2. Great Glen Mystery/Glencorse ...
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Category Midlothian

'Join one of our Garden Guides for a leisurely afternoon walk around the Garden. Discover stunning seasonal highlights and learn about the history of the Garden and its plants ... '


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'With a stunning and varied countryside, Edinburgh & The Lothians offers a great range of walks throughout the year. Whether it is a short city walk up the iconic volcano Arthur's Seat ...
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Category Midlothian

'Vogrie (boggy place) lands were purchased by James Dewar in 1719. His descendant Lt Colonel Alexander Cumming Dewar built Vogrie House in 1876. The Royal Hospital for Nervous Disorders ow ...
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Category Midlothian

'... The famous castle sits proud on its rock at the top of the Old Town, a warren of medieval streets and alleyways sweeping down to Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament at the foot of the ...
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'Corstorphine Hill is only 531 feet (161 metres) high. However, from all angles it presents a long low wood-covered ridge, rising above the western suburbs of Edinburgh: Corstorphine, Blac ...
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'Although you won't meet any drovers, don't be surprised to meet the odd long distance walker, cyclist or horse-rider. Some, having heard tell of what an enjoyable route it is, use the Cross Border ...
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Category West Lothian

'1. House Histories : - - : 2. Auld Reekie : - - : 3. Athens of the North : - - : 4. Sense of Place : - - : 5. University Heritage Trail : - - : 6. Edinburgh Graveyards Trai : - - : 7. Walk in the ...
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Detailed - fifty page - PDF released in Spring 2008.


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Originally the Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway, the first railway line to be built in Edinburgh, the Innocent Railway got its name because of its excellent safety record; despite carrying u ...
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'With many starting points to choose from and tracks everywhere, these hills are very accessible and create endless route possibilities. The main route ... is linear point-to-point, starting at Hil ...
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Category Midlothian

'Portobello was Scotland's most popular seaside resort. However, it was established as a manufacturing centre at the end of the 18th century and became a fashionable watering place and the ...
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'Once Edinburgh’s industrial heartland, the valley was host to over 70 mills harnessing the power of the water to produce paper, fabric, and flour with the river mouth supporting a vibrant dock and ...
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