Scottish National Trail: Balerno to Slateford

Follow a converted railway along the tree-lined Water of Leith, past some old mills and waterworks, into the outskirts of Edinburgh.

Hiking Easy

Distance
8.6 km
Ascent
101 m
Descent
198 m
Duration
1-2 hrs
Low Point
61 m
High Point
161 m
Gradient
Scottish National Trail: Balerno to Slateford Map

Difficulty

Easy

Walking along a well-kept trail that’s mostly flat. No obstacles are present.