Traprain Law, near Haddington

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A familiar landmark from much of East Lothian, Traprain Law is a small but steep-sided and distinctive volcanic hill rising from the farmland. The climb to the summit is short but steep; the top was the site of an extensive hill fort with panoramic views over the local area and beyond. The walk continues by encircling the base of the hill.


Steep grassy path to summit. The return around the hill can be wet in places. The walk would be a higher grade if it were longer.

Public Transport

None to start.


Car park 6km east of Haddington. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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