Edinburgh is blessed with a few nature trails and The Braids offers a choice of walks: up and over the hill with its fantastic views of the city and the Pentland Hills, or a more gentle walk through Blackford Glen and along Braid Burn.
Open Streets: yay! Walking around Edinburgh’s old town without those pesky cars pumping fumes in my face.. and feeling like a king of wee dogs striding down the Royal Mile!
Rio Recommends: North Berwick It’s often said that if Scotland had the weather it could certainly provide the beaches to handle the sun worshippers. North Berwick’s golden sands, even in a slight chill, are very inviting and a great space for chasing a ball. And there are two beaches either side of the harbour, now […]
Those of you working or living in Edinburgh’s West End and looking to stretch your legs for an hour might be tempted by a walk into Stockbridge along the Water of Leith. Weekend walkers also like the opportunity to stroll alongside the river and enjoy a browse around the Sunday market.
A walk down the Union Canal (well, not all of it) was a Sunday afternoon treat, so we headed for Fountainbridge in Edinburgh and parked in Lower Gilmore Place which runs alongside the water.