Kirknewton to Edinburgh via the Pentland Hills

Explore the countryside and reservoirs with views high above Edinburgh on this lovely and varied ride. The route is mostly flat, apart from one long heart-pumping climb up to the Pentland reservoirs. It features a mix of tarmac and tracks which overlap stretches of Cycle Route 75, finishing along the Water of Leith Walkway and Union Canal

Young lambs on the loose in Kirknewton

Route Summary

Route Description

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  • Kirknewton

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  • Cycle Route 75

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  • Threipmuir Reservoir

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  • Harlaw Reservoir

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  • Forth Valley

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  • Torduff Reservoir

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  • Torduff Road

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  • Colinton Tunnel

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  • Slateford Aqueduct

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  • Union Canal

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  • Lochrin Basin

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