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A high point of your trip to Scotland!

I can only say that I only saw these wonderful sleepy looking hills in the distance from Calton hill, you will see them in the distance to the south, jut to the right of Arthur's... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Theycallitmadness
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Dublin, Ireland
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

probably the worst meal I have ever had.cannot complain about service but food was abysmal.pork chop in a bed of floury custard with no accomanying veg-first time I have ever felt the need to warn people not to waste their money

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Thank smilliken7
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

I can only say that I only saw these wonderful sleepy looking hills in the distance from Calton hill, you will see them in the distance to the south, jut to the right of Arthur's chair. It is so nice to go up into high places and just breathe in the fresh air, take in the view, nothing like it,... More 

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Thank Theycallitmadness
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Braid Hills are situated on the south side of the city and there is no bus route to it but a number 11/x15 bus going towards Fairmilehead Crossroads getting off two stops after the Braid hills Hotel and turning left up a road in a Crescent shape then cross over at the small entry which is just the brow of... More 

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Thank lbees
Edinburgh
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Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

One of my favourite places to walk come rain or shine. It has the most spectacular views of the city, Fife coast down to Berwick Law. We've celebrated Hogmany at the top with champagne whilst the fire works go off around us (in the snow and rain)! It's especially beautiful to see the fireworks at Edinburgh Castle at the end... More 

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Thank EdinburghShoegal
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

We had a great walk round this golf course while staying at the excellent Mortonhall Camping Site. Fantastic views over to Edinburgh, Arthur's Seat and the coast. Even saw helicopters landing close up to take guests to the Ryder Cup from the golf range beside the golf course. Lots of lovely brambles to eat on the way round too!

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Thank B K
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

Although the Braids will never attract tourists like Arthur's Seat, I believe the best view of Edinburgh is from the Braids. You can see so much of Edinburgh from there...the Castle, the Forth, the Bridges, Blackford Hill, the airport and much further afield. And as night comes down you can enjoy watching the lights as far away as Fife and... More 

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Pateley Bridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 April 2013

If you travel to Edinburgh with your dog(s) and you don't go to Braid Hills then you have missed something most marvellous. It is a 15-minute bus ride from the city centre (11 15 16 or check with Lothian Buses). There are 2 golf courses which offer great heathland rambles and have magnificent city / castle / Arthur's Seat views;... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 January 2013

beautiful scenery, views across the city, unspoilt nature, lots of choice if you want to go walking, some very steep parts

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Thank Danneholt
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 February 2012

South Edinburgh en route to Hillend Country Park get there by taxi or number 11 bus from the centre of town. Easy walking level just comfortable shoes and the usual day luggage of cameras food and waterproofs is recommended, This is a dog friendly walk. Aim to reach the highest point and your reward - one of the best vantage... More 

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