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Things to do in Craiglockhart

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Music Venue
“Edinburgh's main music venue- though also often hosts expos for all sorts of things- including coffee, whisky and chocolate...I sense a theme!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Route
“Fantastic wooded walkway/cycle path by the river that connects The Shore Leith to the City Centre”
  • 13 locals recommend
Trail
“A quiet, secret route through Edinburgh, green and serene. Despite what the map says, it starts in Leith, hence the name!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“Gorgeous walks, particularly around us. Colinton Dell is worth a visit. The Visitors Centre has maps of the different walks you can do. You can walk right down to Leith on the water of Leith. Though it is about 12 miles! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Nice little walk up a local hill (the one you can see from the lounge window) with great views of Edinburgh. Walk along the canal to the Tesco bridge and then head towards craiglockhart pond and follow signs saying 'hilltop'. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Tennis Court
“Gym with wide range of equipment & classes Indoor and outdoor tennis courts”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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  • 2 locals recommend
Supermarket
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“The nearest 24-hour supermarket. A five minute drive or bus ride along Slateford Road (heading out of town). Also within walking distance but not advisable if you've got a few shopping bags to bring back.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Tennis Court
“Another gorgeous bit of green space to explore — nothing beats collapsing on the benches after charging up the hill, and gazing out over Edinburgh. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
  • 1 local recommends
Supermarket
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“Open from 7 to 22 (Sun from 8). They have their own cafe that is open till 7pm. Breakfast over there is quite popular among locals. And it could be a better deal than in the center. ”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Local store of national chain, Tesco. Sells pretty much everything you'll need.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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