Best Dog Walks In Edinburgh
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As a dog lover, I know how important it is to find the best places to take our furry friends for a walk. Edinburgh is a beautiful city with lots of green spaces, hills, and stunning views. In this blog post, I will share four of the best dog walks in Edinburgh that you and your pet will love.
Arthur's Seat is an iconic landmark in Edinburgh that offers spectacular views of the city. It is a volcanic hill located in Holyrood Park, which is a vast green space in the heart of the city. The park is full of trails and paths that are perfect for walking your dog. The climb up to Arthur's Seat is steep but worth it for the breath-taking views.View On Map
Blackford Hill and Hermitage of Braid
Blackford Hill and Hermitage of Braid are two adjacent parks that offer a varied landscape for dog walking. Blackford Hill is a small hill with stunning views of the city, and Hermitage of Braid is a nature reserve with woodland and meadows. The parks are connected by a network of paths, and dogs are allowed off-leash in most areas. You and your dog can enjoy a leisurely stroll or a more challenging hike, depending on your preferences.View On Map
1. The Pentalnd hills have loads of walking trails and reservoirs making this one of the most popular dog walking destinations close to Edinburgh. With parking available in different locations of the hills there is a great walk to Harlaw reservoir with the car park and visitors centre located near Balerno.View On Map
Located in the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh the park hosts large open spaces perfect for off the leash games. A short walk to Stockbridge high street has great cafes and also a Dofos store so pop in and say "Hi" if you are in the area!View On Map
Cramond Foreshore is a beach located on the outskirts of Edinburgh, and it is a popular spot for dog walkers. Dogs are allowed off-leash all year round, and there is plenty of space for them to run around and play. The beach is also a great place to explore the ruins of Cramond Island, which can be accessed by a causeway at low tide.view on map
Portobello beach is a very popular dog walking spot the beach can get busy on nice days. Lots of cafes and eateries are close by making portobello beach a great dog friendly day out!view on map
In conclusion, Edinburgh is a fantastic city for dog walking, with plenty of green spaces, hills, and stunning views to explore. These four dog walks are just a small selection of the many great options available. So, grab your leash and head out with your furry friend to discover all that Edinburgh has to offer.
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