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Livingston Group

We are the Livingston Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking
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Overview

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 the 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.

Saturday, 2 March 2024
Meeting time:
9:00 am
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
1:00 pm
Difficulty:
Leisurely
Distance:
11km / 6.8mi
Ascent:
181m / 594ft
Type:
circular

Meeting point at Livingston North Train Station at 9am on the Platform for Edinburgh.  We will get the 9:06am train to Haymarket.   Option to meet at start of walk at Haymarket Station at 9:30am next to barriers.  

Features

  • Refreshments available (Pub/cafe)
  • Toilets available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Introductory walk

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NT 03557 68619
Nearest postcode:
EH54 8FD
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Meeting time:
9:00 am

Livingston North Train Station, Platform for trains going to Edinburgh. We will get the 9:06 am train to Haymarket

Starting point

Grid reference:
NT 24029 73159
Nearest postcode:
EH12 5EY
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Start time:
9:30 am

Starting from Haymarket Station at 9:30 am next to barriers.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking