Carbon Neutral Activities & Wellbeing in our Cities – Edinburgh Hikes

For the avid hiker, Edinburgh and its surrounding areas offer a wealth of walking wonders, ranging from gentle strolls to challenging treks. Whether you’re looking to stretch your legs or test your mettle, you’re sure to find a trail worth treading.

Arthur’s Seat: Located on the summit of an extinct volcano, the iconic hike to Arthur’s Seat is suitable for all ages and skill levels, and rewards successful climbers with unbeatable, panoramic views of the city, and the coast beyond.

Suitable: Beginners to intermediate.
Distance: 3.9km

Pentland Hills Regional Park: Just a 45-minute drive (or eco-friendly bus ride) from our Knight Residence apartments, Pentland Hills Regional Park offers a climber’s playground with 10,000 hectares of scalable terrain. Check out the Harlaw woodland walk, Great glen mystery hike or Capital view hike.

Suitable: Beginners to intermediate.
Distance: 3.5-4.5km

Seven Summits of Edinburgh: The infamous seven summits (or seven hills) route is built to test hikers of any experience level. There’s no better way to get a scope of the city and its surrounding region, just make sure to clear any other plans for the day – this is a 6+-hour expedition.

Suitable: Intermediate to experienced.
Distance: 27km

When it comes to sustainability, Edinburgh is comfortably placed amongst the UK’s most advanced cities, due to its pristine air quality, low environmental exposure and emphasis on outdoor parks (almost half of its land mass is comprised of green space). For guests of ByMansley, this presents an opportunity to tie up the laces, hit the trail and enjoy glorious city views without pollution.

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