Slateford to Ratho
At Slateford in southwestern Edinburgh the Scottish National Trail switches waterways - leaving the Water of Leith and beginning a long stretch along the Union Canal. The walking is straightforward on towpaths passing through a variety of suburban and more rural landscapes.
Canal towpath throughout.
Bus or train to Slateford; Ratho is linked by buses back to Edinburgh.
Water of Leith Visitor Centre, Slateford.
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