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.

Terrain

Canal towpath throughout.

Public Transport

Bus or train to Slateford; Ratho is linked by buses back to Edinburgh.

Start

Water of Leith Visitor Centre, Slateford. Map and directions.

Users' reports

As well as reading our description of each walking route, you can read about the experiences of others users on this walk and others.
There are 3 user reports for this walk - click to read them.

Write your own report - there's £90 to win at Webtogs each month


  • Currently 1.50/5

User Rating
Log in to vote
grade
Grade (key)

bog factor
Bog Factor (key)