Scenic walks in Edinburgh

Planning a holiday in Edinburgh and looking for some scenic walk ideas, then we have written a guide to some places to visit after collecting your VW Campervan in Edinburgh.

Our Easicampers hire location in Edinburgh is located close to Edinburgh Airport and has a range of Campervans and Motorhomes available to hire ranging from the Ford Zefiro 6 berth Motorhome to the 2 Berth Fiat Toleno L2 which joins our diverse range of vehicles in April

Water of Leith

The Water of Leith is 24 miles long and has a range of plants and animals to see while walking along its length. See if you can spot any of these animals, wild brown trout, otters, eels and pikes.

The water of leith conservation trust has been operating since 1988 and its website has up to date information on parts of the walks that may be closed and details of organised group walks. The trust works to conserve and enhance the river, its heritage and its wildlife.

There are signposted walkways ranging from a two mile approximately 45 minutes walk up to a 7.5miles three hours walk.

Check out the Water of Leith conservation website at: for more information.

Blackford Hill

Blackford Hill is located just two miles South of Edinburgh city and as you climb the hill you will witness the lovely views of the surrounding areas and across the city. Blackford hill one of the seven hills of Edinburgh is popular with walkers, runners and dog walkers.

Easy to get to with public transport this is well worth a visit if you are heading to Edinburgh.

For more detailed information on Blackford hill check out the Edinburgh geological society website at:

Inverleith Park

Inverleith Park is ideal for all the family with a children’s play area and home to tennis courts, bowling greens, football, Rugby, seven a side pitch, and a cricket square.

There is a lake with swans and park benches to sit on, a tree lined walk and great views to see, the park has been green flag awarded since 2010.

Check out the friends of inverleith park website for more information:

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