Edinburgh City Tour 2nd part; short hike to Capital View Walk

5 Days Winter Solo Travel in Scotland (United Kingdom)
December 05 to 09, 2014

Edinburgh City Tour 1st part; Intriguing Carvings of Rosslyn Chapel

How to go to Capital View Walk;
From Prince Street (bus station on left side of Edinburgh train station exit), ride a bus #15 going to Hillend. Travel time is around an hour and buy unlimited ride day pass of 3.5 GBP. Free admission, photography and video taking is permitted in the park.

Hiking the Capital View Walk with highest elevation of 203masl on 4km trail at 2hrs trek. Starting from Hillend Country Park, next to the number bus terminus. with stunning views of Edinburgh and Firth of Forth. This waymarked walk climbs above the back of the ski-centre across the northern slopes of the Pentlands, offering excellent views over Edinburgh. It offers a less strenuous alternative to climbing right up onto the ridge. Follow the Edinburgh skyline symbols to visit the Hillend Country Park and get great views of the City. The walk is 2.5 miles/4km long and includes steep uphill sections and rough paths. It will take approximately 1.5 hours.


Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk


Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk

Edinburgh City Tour; short hike to Capital View Walk


Edinburgh City Tour 3rd part; on the Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat
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much of thanks for visiting the viewing deck ^_^

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