Colinton and Craiglockhart Dells, Slateford

This delightful walk follows one of the most attractive sections of the Water of Leith, passing through the wooded Craiglockhart and Colinton Dells in southern Edinburgh. The return uses a cyclepath along an old railway line and then a section of the Union Canal. Landslips caused some closures of sections of the route in Colinton Dell in 2020, follow any signs.

Terrain

Woodland paths up through the dell, return on cycle track.

Public Transport

Slateford is served by regular buses from central Edinburgh.

Start

Water of Leith Visitor Centre, Slateford. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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