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Pentland Hills

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What a pleasure!

I have been climbing the Pentland Hills for over 50 years and it is always a delight! It is quite... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
The Hills of Home for Stevenson....

Delightful hillwalking and conservation areas on the doorstep of Edinburgh....Flotterstone road is... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A walk in the Pentlands is one of the great joys on a weekend for Edinburgh folks. The hills, the paths, the reservoirs and an opportunity to pack a picnic and enjoy a grand day out walking is just such a great escape from the...More

Thank I H
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I have been climbing the Pentland Hills for over 50 years and it is always a delight! It is quite a stiff walk but you can always take the chair lift part of the way. The views across the city and towards the Firth of...More

1  Thank A9936EZannec
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Delightful hillwalking and conservation areas on the doorstep of Edinburgh....Flotterstone road is a lovely walk to 2 reservoirs, Swanson Village is THE most delightful place in all Edinburgh city limits, on the slopes of Caerketton and Allermuir.

1  Thank unclepaull
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We decided to have a wonder up this hills having already seen the view from the ski centre. Paths are easy to follow and there was plenty to chose from - unlike when we walked Arthur’s Seat we only saw about 6 other people during...More

Thank Thisisour0pinion
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Each reservoir is so different in my opinion and I loved them all. I went on 3 separate occasions. Glencorse is so clear and reflects the Pentland hills amazingly. Threipmuir is fantastic for a summer evening swim, I did it at sunset it was incredible....More

1  Thank Phoebe H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

So many beautiful wallks here to suit all levels of fitness. Ranger service available for further information re different routes.

1  Thank PammyC23
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The Pentlands : so near to the city but to feel in a different world - all on our doorstep. The different moods of the sky, reflected within the shadows of the hills and on the various stretches of water. This is a place to...More

Thank mary1492017
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Today we covered nearly 20 miles from baler no unto and over the East and West Kip then Scald law before continuing up and over Carnethy and Turnhouse Hill and then walking back to calder road via Bonaly and Colinton village. fabulous day out walking

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Not to far to travel out of the city to get a piece of lush greenness. Great to get lost in; either walking, running or on your bike. And high enough to get great views over Edinburgh and the Lothians. Highly recommended for some tranquil...More

Thank JacsMcP
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Stunning scenery. It’s lots of fantastic walks well worth a visit if you want to blow the cobwebs away

Thank Teresa C
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hyder n
4 February 2017|
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Response from FratataL | Reviewed this property |
Only information centre is closed. As it a park, there's no opening times as such - you can come and enjoy paths and hills whenever you like :) Restaurant-pub near by is open 7days as well.