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 domed Royal…

Bruntsfield Links

35-acre common greenspace to the South of Edinburgh that is named after the historical, free, golf course or links that you can still play on there

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 Edinburgh from Lochrin Basin in…

Harrison Park

Harrison Park is a 7 ha (17 acre), community park in Shandon, an area of Edinburgh to the south w

Fountainbridge Green

New, small, linear park developed by the City of Edinburgh Council for the public realm space.

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…

Portobello Beach & Promenade

One of the chief attractions of Portobello, to the East of Edinburgh City Centre, is the sea and a wide sandy beach - with a long, classic Victorian promenade and old-world…

Pilrig Park

A good-sized green space owned by the city of Edinburgh since 1920. The public park has two play areas, allotments, community forestry, and football pitch.

King George V Park

Quiet, leafy park in Edinburgh New Town, near Canonmills. Accessed off Eyre Place, the Rodney Street tunnel, or down a steep pathway from Royal Crescent/Scotland Yard.

Saughton Park

Public park run by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Cammo Estate Park

An 85 acre public park run by the City of Edinburgh council on the North West edge of Edinburgh.

Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens is the great swathe of greenspace that runs along the length of Princes Street in the city centre under Edinburgh Castle.