Parks

Longniddry Beach

Long sandy and rocky beach near the small town of Longniddry just South East of Edinburgh. Popular with walkers, windsurfers and canoeists. Close to nature reserves with birds…

Craiglockhart Hill

Craiglockhart Hill is really two hills, Wester Craig and Easter Craig, situated to the South of Edinburgh, in the residential areas of Braidburn and Craiglockhart.

King George V Park

Quiet, leafy park in Edinburgh New Town, near Canonmills. Accessed off Eyre Place. Popular with local dog walkers.

Johnstone Terrace Garden

Johnston Terrace Garden is tucked away at the top of the Patrick Geddes steps which run between Johnston Terrance and the Grassmarket, just 50 m from…

The Meadows

The Meadows is a large expanse of common, greenspace to the South of Edinburgh Old Town, adjoining the main Edinburgh…

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…

Corstorphine Hill

Corstorphine Hill is a public park and nature reserve to the West of Edinburgh, on the road to Glasgow. It's often considered one of Edinburgh's "Seven Hills".

Belhaven Beach

Long, curving, sandy beach popular with surfers and walkers.

Bawsinch and Duddingston Nature Reserve

Bawsinch and Duddingston Loch is a nature reserve situated three kilometres from the centre of Edinburgh, at the southern end of Holyrood Park…

Seton Sands

A windswept sandy beach just off the main road (B1348) to the South East of Edinburgh and downstream from Cockenzie power station.