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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

From Saughton Park onto Water of Leith walkway to Roseburn. Pick up cycle track to Blinkbonny Crescent and into Ravelston Woods through to exit to Corstorphine Hill, passing  Clermiston Tower, Rest and Be Thankful and descending to exit to Balgreen Rd.  Through to Carrick Knowe Golf Course to Balgreen Tram Stop and back to Saughton Park.

This walk is by the side of the Water of Leith, through local nature reserves, along old railway lines and short passages of residential areas.  On surfaced paths, cycle track and short sections of road pavements.  Four flights of steps.  Options to leave walk on several bus routes. 

Passenger donation -- £1

Independent traveller - 50p

 

Sunday, 10 December 2023
Meeting time:
9:20 am
Start time:
9:30 am
Estimated finish time:
2:45 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
12.1km / 7.5mi
Ascent:
150m / 492ft
Type:
circular

We regret to advise we do not permit dogs on our walks.

Please register with the walk leader if you wish to join this walk.

 

Features

  • Car parking available
  • Car sharing available

Meeting point

Grid reference:
NT 17999 67701
Nearest postcode:
EH14 5NP
what3words:
wide.teach.mime
Meeting time:
9:20 am

Arrive at Pentland View Carpark in Currie at 9:20, ready to start the walk at 9:30. This carpark is off Lanark Road West in Currie and if using public transport, a No44 Lothian Bus will stop at bus stops here in both directions. This bus passes along Princes St from Wallyford to Balerno

Starting point

Grid reference:
NT 21616 71945
Nearest postcode:
EH11 3BQ
what3words:
broker.lawn.pure
Start time:
9:30 am

Location of start of walk: West car park in Saughton Park accessed via Stenhouse Ave or Cres and Ford's Rd. 9:45

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