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Hermitage of Braid Circular is a 1.8 mile loop trail located near Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 1.8 mi Elevation gain 157 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Hiking Nature trips Walking Running Forest River Views
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A short, circular walk through the forest of the Hermitage of Braid. The woodland paths can be muddy after wet weather. There is one kissing gate and one stile on route.

The walk starts from the start of the Hermitage of Braid which is accessed from Braid Road. To get there, head south along Morningside Road, the A702. At the junction of Cluny Gardens and Balcarres Street head straight over onto Comiston Road. Continue on past the next crossroads and then after heading past a Shell garage on the left, take the next left turn up into Braid Hills Road. After a short distance take a left onto Braid Road passing the Braids Hotel on your left and park on the road just a little further up on the right. Approx post code EH10 6JD. The start of the Hermitage of Braids in on the right.

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Catriona Munro
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Miriam T
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Desiree Hartmann
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Miriam T
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Sharon Jackman
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Graham Layt
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Jen Murray
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Marzenka Pe
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Adam Barker
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