Situated between the Highlands to the north and the Southern Uplands to the south, Edinburgh occupies a remarkable position.
This walking guidebook has 20 circular walks all graded by route and difficulty, ideal for planning day trips or longer holidays to Scotland's capital. Each route includes detailed directions, an OS Explorer map extract for the route, notes on parking, GPS waypoints and key things to look for on the way.
Walks based in and around the city take full advantage of geological and historical features such as Arthur’s Seat, Holyrood Park, Blackford Hill and its observatory. Go further afield to the area surrounding this fascinating city for an impressive landscape of coastal panoramas and breathtaking views. Walking include Gamelshiel Castle, Linlithgow Loch, the Pentland Ridge and part of the John Muir Way. Routes are from 5km (3 miles) to 18km (11 miles), so there is something for all ages and abilities.
This book is part of a series of Pathfinder walking guidebooks designed to help both visitors and locals discover the best routes each area has to offer.