Parks

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…

Burntisland Pettycur Bay

One of the beaches near the seaside towns of Burntisland and Kinghorn. Found across the Firth of Forth in Fife it is a small, sheltered, sandy bay backed by sand dunes.

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.

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…

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.

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.

Gullane Bents

Probably the most spectacular beach in East Lothian, Gullane is a long, sandy beach with an extensive, dune system covered in grass and buckthorn bush, within which you can…

Braid Hills

The Braid Hills are a pair of small hills 206m (675 ft) and 166m (546 ft) in the south of the city, between Morningside and Liberton residential areas, that form a part of th…

Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens is a great swathe of greenspace that runs along the length of Princes Street in Central Edinburgh. The gardens, situated directly under…