Edinburgh circular with Wester Craiglockart Hills

Sat Mar 02 2024 at 09:30 am

Haymarket Station, Edinburgh EH12 5EY | Edinburgh

Livingston Ramblers Group
Publisher/HostLivingston Ramblers Group
Edinburgh circular with Wester Craiglockart Hills
Edinburgh circular with Craiglockart Hills
Starting from Haymarket Station we will walk to the canal basin and follow the canal path. Lots of activity to watch along this path. We will come off the canal path toward Locharton Crescent and head for the pond next to sports centre. We will follow the path to Wester Craiglockart Hill, good views of Edinburgh including Arthur's Seat. We will return to the bottom where we will ascend Easter Craiglockart Hill, lots of seats to view Edinburgh and have a snack and a drink. We will then return to the pond and back along canal path to the canal basin. Optional lunch in a pub nearby suggestions welcome.
Meeting point 9am on platform going to Edinburgh. We will get the 9:06 am train to Haymarket.
Starting point 9:30am Haymarket Station at the barrier. Toilets Haymarket Station.
Distance from Haymarket 11km
Highest point 181 m
Estimated time 3 - 3 1/2 hours
Tracks are muddy going up both hills.
Grade leisurely
Leader: Jane MacNaughton. Text or call 07803 050511

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Haymarket Station, Edinburgh EH12 5EY, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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