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The Meadows

Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 510 7555
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Cherry blossom at The Meadows

The Meadows is for everyone, a walk, a run, a sit down, play football, walk the dog, barbecue, play... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kjetil S
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Stavanger, Norway
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Beautiful and huge park

My husband and I stayed very near this park and the cherry blossoms were out during our visit. It's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa B
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Toronto, Canada
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Pleasantly green park, perfect for jogging, walking and lounging.
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Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
+44 131 510 7555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Meadows is for everyone, a walk, a run, a sit down, play football, walk the dog, barbecue, play guitar etc Nothing more fantastic than the lush green grass with the pink and purple cherry blossom , sunshine and 20++ degrees, must do, see and...More

Thank Kjetil S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed very near this park and the cherry blossoms were out during our visit. It's so pretty (even without the blossoms I'm sure) and a very nice way to take a quieter walk in the city. Definitely visit if you're nearby,...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Meadows is a large public park in the south side of Edinburgh. Great grassy area to have a picnic in the sun. Tracks round outside for walking, running or cycling. Numerous shops round about for supplies for a picnic. Lovely mature trees line various...More

Thank Ross G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A park with huge open lawns for leisure, with some smaller gardens here and there at the edges. Nice.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

I have been to Edinburgh twice, June 2016 and October 2017, and I absolutely adore the Meadows. I believe it is undervalued. This is a beautiful green space where people lounge on the lawn and have small barbeques right on the grass in nice weather,...More

1  Thank K P
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Green oasis in the middle of the old town, not to be missed on a sunny day to relax for a moment or have a picnic at lunchtime. Recommended!

2  Thank Travelcooking
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The Meadows are a favourite of mine on New Year’s eve. The park is huge and never seems full. There’s frost on the ground and at this time of year all thought of 3 stroke golf is long forgotten. Now everyone has warm coats, scarves,...More

1  Thank Thargon
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

the meadows is really a beautifully maintained green that never ends. There's also a fun park at one end for kids and a few food trucks lined up on a few sides. It's really a great place to relax, unwind, jog, bike, walk or just...More

1  Thank Mistymauve1
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

While staying in the old town of Edinburg, during a citytrip, i went for a run at The Meadows. Great and quiet location.

1  Thank ChrisDessein
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

A great park .. for fun... to relax or to play. Children are playing soccer or cricket Dog's running behind a ball😀 There is also a little coffeeshop for drinks and snacks. Today with the start of the profs (cycling tour) of Brittannië there was...More

1  Thank wookey57
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replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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