Best trails in Pentland Hills Regional Park

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Looking for a great trail in Pentland Hills Regional Park, Edinburgh? AllTrails has 19 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 12 moderate trails in Pentland Hills Regional Park ranging from 4.7 to 18.5 km and from 158 to 577 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Pentland Ridge
Pentland Hills Regional Park
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Length: 11.9 km • Est. 4 h 15 m
A 3 hour circular walk that is one of the most popular in the Pentlands taking in West Kip, East Kip and the highest peak in the Pentlands, Scald Law.Show more
#2 - Turnhouse and Carnethy Hills
Pentland Hills Regional Park
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Length: 11.7 km • Est. 4 h 10 m
A circular walk in the Pentland Hills Regional Park which takes in the summits of Turnhouse and Carnethy Hills and returns alongside Loganlea and Glencourse Reservoirs. There are plenty of opportunities to extend your hike along the ridge if you wish to do so.Show more
#3 - Green Cleugh and Maiden's Cleugh
Pentland Hills Regional Park
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Length: 18.5 km • Est. 5 h 39 m
#4 - Turnhouse Hill, Glencorse Reservoir Circular Walk
Pentland Hills Regional Park
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Length: 7.7 km • Est. 2 h 40 m
#5 - Pentland Hills and Scant Lake
Pentland Hills Regional Park
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Length: 10.8 km • Est. 4 h 23 m
#6 - Caerketton Hill
Pentland Hills Regional Park
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Length: 4.7 km • Est. 1 h 53 m
This is a circular walk which takes you up Caerketton Hill where you will be rewarded with excellent views across Edinburgh, Arthur's Seat, Lothian coast, Bass Rock, the Lammermuir Hills, the rest of the Pentlands and across the Firth of Forth to Fife. The route includes a fairly long climb to the top of Caerketton Hill and some of the paths will be muddy after wet weather. There are no stiles and just a few gates. Show more
#7 - Three Reservoirs Circular
Pentland Hills Regional Park
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Length: 9.5 km • Est. 3 h 16 m
This circular walk follows tracks and paths around Torduff, Clubbiedean and Bonaly Reservoirs in the Pentland Hills Regional Park. The route includes several climbs and descents plus a number of gates and one stone stile. Show more
#8 - Allermuir Hill, Castlelaw Hill
Pentland Hills Regional Park
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Length: 10.0 km • Est. 3 h 54 m
Great walk, excellent views over Scotlands Capital.Show more
#9 - Allermuir Hill and Swanston Village Circular
Pentland Hills Regional Park
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Length: 6.3 km • Est. 2 h 28 m
A circular walk into the Pentlands Hills Regional Park with outstanding views over the Pentlands and the City of Edinburgh. The walk takes you up Caerketton and Allermuir Hills and through the hamlet of Swanston with its charming thatched and whitewashed cottages. You will be rewarded with excellent views across Edinburgh, Arthur's Seat, Lothian coast, Bass Rock, the Lammermuir Hills, the rest of the Pentlands and across the Firth of Forth to Fife. The route includes a fairly long climb to the tops of Caerketton and Allermuir Hills and some of the paths will be muddy after wet weather. There are no stiles and just a few gates.Show more
#10 - Turnhouse Hill
Pentland Hills Regional Park
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Length: 5.5 km • Est. 2 h 4 m
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