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Edinburgh - Outdoors

 

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Arthur's Seat
Ranked #1 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Category: Geologic Formations; Mountains
Owner description: Arthur's Seat is one of four hill forts, dating from around 2,000 years ago. Situated within Holyrood Park, as well as it's... more » Owner description: Arthur's Seat is one of four hill forts, dating from around 2,000 years ago. Situated within Holyrood Park, as well as it's rich cultural heritage, the park offers walks, solace, wildlife, volcanic geology and unparalleled vistas of the city from its many vantage points. The park has several Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) designations due to its exceptional range of grassland habitats and its internationally important volcanic geology. Ranger service on site. « less
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Ranked #2 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Category: Gardens

The Royal Botanic Garden is about 2kms north of Princes Street. It is super and free although entry into the glasshouses is liable to be charged for. The site covers 31 hectares... more »

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Ranked #3 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks; Castles
Owner description: Holyrood Park is a unique historic landscape in the heart of the city, whose dramatic crags and hills give Edinburgh its... more » Owner description: Holyrood Park is a unique historic landscape in the heart of the city, whose dramatic crags and hills give Edinburgh its distinctive skyline. Within the park is a wealth of history and archaeology spanning thousands of years. Arthur's Seat is one of four hill forts, dating from around 2,000 years ago. As well as it's rich cultural heritage, the park offers walks, solace, wildlife, volcanic geology and unparalleled vistas of the city from its many vantage points. « less
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Ranked #4 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Gardens; Parks
Impeccably landscaped park and woodland surrounding Edinburgh Castle.
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Ranked #5 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Category: Lookouts; Geologic Formations
Historic neighborhood lined with monuments dating back to the Enlightenment.
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Ranked #6 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
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Ranked #7 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Category: Beaches

          A mile(ish) stretch of sandy beach with cafe's, pubs, ice cream and a couple of old fashioned amusement arcades. It's a bucket and spade kids beach popular with kite... more »

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Ranked #8 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Category: Gardens
Pleasantly green park, perfect for jogging, walking and lounging.
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Ranked #9 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Category: Hiking Trails; Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #10 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
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Ranked #11 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Category: Parks
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Ranked #12 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #13 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Category: Gardens

  This is a small garden, with a nice collection of rose bushes and various plants, and a couple of old greenhouses. By contrast with a botanic garden, there is no label to... more »

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Ranked #14 of 15 Outdoors in Edinburgh
Category: Playgrounds
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