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Balerno Group

We are the Balerno 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

Overview

 Leader: John & Anne Lyall (Tel 07931 832953)

 Distance: 6.5 miles    Ascent: no more than 200 m        Grade B walk

Meeting point: Currie Library car park 0845 meet for 9.00am departure to East Linton for car sharing

Walk start outside Linton Hotel East Linton at 10 am approximately. 

Leader will meet the group at East Linton

 If you wish to book a place on this walk please either WhatsApp or Text the leader with your full name and mobile number.

Please let the leader know:

If you are travelling independently. 

If you are travelling from Currie Library and if you are happy to drive walkers from Currie. 

If you have a medical condition relevant to your walking.

Numbers limited to 24 walkers

Walk Description:

The walk is from East Linton heading to ascend Traprain law and return past Hailes castle and along the banks of the River Tyne. There are lovely views across the countryside and lots of snowdrops along the Tyne. 

The walk involves some road section, muddy paths and uneven terrain.  Boots, Poles and Gaiters are recommended.

Travel Directions.

 What3words:     ///professes.splints.adopting 

NT592-771 

Linton Hotel EH40 3AF

Leaving from Currie Edinburgh take the A720 east bound through Sheriffhall to old Craighall Junction.  Take A1 East towards Berwick on Tweed. At Abbotsview Junction /  Haddington roundabout take second exit to East Linton (A199)                                                                                                        Street parking is free in East Linton and available near Railway Bridge and Linton hotel.

PD £7.50 

 ITD.£2.00

Please WhatsApp or text the leaders if you would like to book a place on this walk

We regret that no dogs are allowed on our walks.
Quoted finishing times are rough estimates and should not be relied upon

 

Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Meeting time:
8:45 am
Start time:
8:45 am
Estimated finish time:
2:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
10.5km / 6.5mi
Ascent:
200m / 656ft
Type:
circular

Features

  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available
  • No car needed

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NT 18137 67781
Nearest postcode:
EH14 5NU
what3words:
jump.exile.advice
Meeting time:
8:45 am

Currie Library car park

Starting point

Grid reference:
NT 59214 77141
Nearest postcode:
EH40 3AF
what3words:
feasting.cowboys.defend
Start time:
8:45 am

Outside The Linton Hotel, Est Linton

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