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Pentland Hills

Just south of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH10 7DX, Scotland
+44 131 445 3383
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Living locally the Pentland Hills make a very pleasant walk and not too arduous.There are several... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margaret T
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Edinburgh
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Fantastic place very close to Edinburgh. We had a great day out walking one of the path surrounding... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Giuseppe C
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Rosyth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Living locally the Pentland Hills make a very pleasant walk and not too arduous.There are several books describing walks in these hills and well worth investing in one. A walk by the reservoirs also make a pleasant stroll

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place very close to Edinburgh. We had a great day out walking one of the path surrounding the hills, starting from Flotterstone car park where we also had a break for a meal at the nice café. There are many paths, different difficulties, some...More

Thank Giuseppe C
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

My most fond memory of this trip was here. Was in Colinton which is where the Poet's walk can be found and saw signs for this park which looked like a large green spot on the map so I decided to go find it. Walked...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

If you like walking I would recommend a trip to the Pentlands. Plenty of choice in what walk to take on. Some walks you come across pretty steep hills. In a nice sunny day the views of Edinburgh are amazing. I would also say take...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I planned to hike these hills before I even arrived in Edinburgh. To get to them, you can use the number four bus at the princes street stop and go all the way to the last stop which is the snow sports stop/park entrance. Keep...More

Thank Zach D
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Coming from Kent for the week we were on the look out for snow and even brought a sledge with us!! We loved walking in these snowy hills. They are beautiful (we have visited in summer previously and they were beautiful then too!) The best...More

Thank juliaandadam123
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Quick and easy trip from the city centre on the 44 bus. Beautiful views and you can see the highland coos too! Lovely reservoirs and small waterfalls. Be prepared for a bit of mud if its been raining.

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

This was our first visit to the park and we hugely enjoyed it as there were great views and an easy walk round the water. This is a very popular walk with dogs.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

in no time at all, you can be walking in the hills believing to be in the middle of no-where. In particular, the Southern Pentlands which are much wilder. We did a 4 hour walk in beautiful sunshine last Sunday and saw no-one else. The...More

1  Thank 15ted1
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Took time off from the hustle & bustle of the Edinburgh Festival to chill in the Pentlands - well-rewarded with great weather, stunning natural beauty and some much-needed exercise to boot... Lots of info on the Net on how to get there by bus -...More

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hyder n
4 February 2017|
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Response from FratataL | Reviewed this property |
Only information centre is closed. As it a park, there's no opening times as such - you can come and enjoy paths and hills whenever you like :) Restaurant-pub near by is open 7days as well.
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