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Easy walk but very crowded

hiking
6 days ago

My wife and I did this early one morning before the crowds came. We took the more rocky path closer to the city side on the way up. It proved to be a reasonably good workout (we're casual hikers) and took the grassy path cutting through the hills on the way down.

This hike is worth it. The view at the top, while can be tough to reach, is worth it, especially if the weather is good.

Try to go early (before 10am) to avoid the crowds. Otherwise, the trail and top are heavily trafficked and make it hard to take pictures.

Steady incline up to the castle.

Steady incline up to the castle.

hiking
20 days ago

on Arthur's Seat

24 days ago

Amazing route. A good little job/run 3/4 up then be careful of the stone steps. Amazing day without a single cloud in the sky!

hiking
3 months ago