Parks

Isle of May

The Isle of May National Nature Reserve is a long rocky island with sheer cliffs and caves at the mouth of the Firth of Forth. It is home to thousands of grey seals, the fourth…

Pentland Hills Regional Park

The 11 mile by 6 mile Pentland Hills Regional Park, established on 22 October 1984, stretches from the City Bypass in the North (the southernwest reaches of Edinburgh), to the…

Levenhall Links

Levenhall Links is a coastal, industrial, and recreational area at Musselburgh, near Musselburgh Racecourse, Morrison's Haven and Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum.

Fisherrow Links

Just down coast from Edinburgh, East Lothian's Fisherrow links has a nine hole pitch and putt course, 'pay as you play' bowling greens and tennis courts.

Union Canal

The 19th century Union Canal is not a park in the typical sense, but like the Water of Leith it provides a strip of blue and green through…

West Princes Street Gardens

West Princes Street Gardens is the larger of the two tracts of green space (the other being East Princes Street…

Inchcolm Island

Inchcolm Island is a tiny island in the Firth of Forth, between Edinburgh and Fife to the North. It is best known for its ancient and well preserved Augustinian Abbey. The…

Limekilns Beach

Small village beach on the North side of the Firth of Forth.

George V Park in Currie

Park in Edinburgh's south west divided by Lanark Road. There's a fenced court for ball games including football and basketball.

Scotland Yard Park

Quiet, leafy, residential park in New Town area and near Broughton.

Cramond Beach

Popular sandy beach to the North East of the city. Well connected by bike paths. When the tide is out you can walk to Cramond Island.

Blackford Hill

Blackford Hill is one of Edinburgh's "seven hills," situated 2 miles to the South of the city centre. Near the top of the 164m (539 ft) hill you can see the green…