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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walked all around Roseburn and the water of Leith to the Galaxy of Modern Art. Not busy apart from the occasional dog walkerwalker and safe as no bikes unlike other areas of Edinburgh. A wee bit muddy in places so decent shoes needed and dependant...More

Thank Ron I
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the number 44 bus from Princes Street to Slateford. Purchased a map at the visitor centre and the walked the 7 odd miles to the sea at Leith. It was glorious. Tantalising raspberries beyond reach at the allotments at Sauchton, Murrayfield stadium, a small...More

Thank auldreekie87
Reviewed 2 days ago

On a sunny (and warm) day in August my sister and I walked from Dean Village to Leith on the Water of Leith Walkway. It is truly a pleasant, often beautiful, and peaceful divergence from the active city life of Edinburgh. The walkway does venture...More

Thank DRA1947
Reviewed 3 days ago

I walked along the water of leith each day of my 5 day stay in Edinburgh and was absolutely delighted that i chose the walkway. its stunning and opens up at saunders street on stockbridge which again is a great place to walk and eat....More

Thank shiravintl
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visit Stockbridge, Dean Village, Leith - such unexpected beauty and tranquility in the city, not to be missed.

Thank grownupmum
Reviewed 6 days ago

This path is 28 miles in total but you can dip in and out. We walked the section from Stockbridge to Haymarket and it was lovely walking along the water. At times you are on a path right by the water, at others you are...More

Thank Aztecarts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend you try the Longstone to Balerno section. Uphill most of the way, but not overly so. When you get to the end, turn left into Balerno village for greta food on the main Street. A pub with grub, an all day cafe with beer...More

Thank funcarblur
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was honestly shocked at how clean both the river and passageway were. It was tranquil and beautiful. I could spend a long time walking this beautiful path.

Thank nicoletravels2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I walked several miles along the Water of Leith Walkway. It was so peaceful and beautiful! The huge viaduct that we came across was magnificent. It's very easy to get to without a car and is well worth the time spent.

Thank spiritthing
Reviewed 1 week ago

It wasn't well advertised but we investigated on our own and are glad we did. Some parts of the walk and river are nothing special but other sections are quite lovely

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Alhanouf A
9 May 2018|
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Response from LadyCrawford3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, from where you are going to stay, the best route is from Modern Gallery on Belford Road, if you join here you can walk along to Stockbridge which is a lovely little village within the town. This isn't a particularly... More
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Erika D
2 August 2017|
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Response from Jacqui T | Reviewed this property |
The stretch from the Modern Art gallery to Dean village is not too long and very pretty and then you can go back into the city quite easily!
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Laura C
10 April 2017|
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Response from niallgrant | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. The walkway ends in Leith (next to a multitude of bars and restaurants) and you can access the city centre at Haymarket or Stockbridge. Both are a short walk into the city and signposted
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