GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Bonaly Country Park

5 miles (8 km)

This country park is located a few miles to the south of Edinburgh city centre. The park features cycle and walking trails taking you through woodland and open moorland to a series of reservoirs. There are excellent views of the Pentland Hills, Edinburgh, theLothians,Fifeand theFirth of Forthfrom the park.
The park is located near to the Water of Leith where you will find a lovely,waterside cycling and walking path. This leads to the Union Canal which you can follow into the centre of Edinburgh.
Also nearby is the climb to Arthur's Seat. This splendid hike is a real highlight of the area, commanding fine views over city and the coast.

Bonaly Country Park Postcode

EH13 0PB - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Bonaly Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bonaly Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Bonaly Country Park Pubs/Cafes

At the south western side of the park there's the Clubbiedean's Coffee Shop next to Clubbiedean Reservoir. There's lovely cakes and coffee here. You can find it on Torduff Road at the north eastern end of the Clubbiedean Reservoir with a postcode of EH13 0PA for your sat navs.

Bonaly Country Park Dog Walking

It's a good wide open space for you to bring your dog for a walk so you'll like bump into other owners on your visit. There are sheep around so it's best to keep them on leads in these areas. The Clubbiedean Coffee shop mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

On the western side of the park you can enjoy some nice trails along Torduff Reservoir and Clubbiedean Reservoir. Head a couple of miles south west and there are more waterside walking opportunites at Harlaw Reservoir and Threipmuir Reservoir.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Pentland Hills Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Bonaly Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 233181

Heather in full bloom in Bonaly Park in September 2006. Beyond Torduff Hill lies the City of Edinburgh. Arthur's Seat is the hill in the background.

Bonaly Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 32303

Managed as a country park, livestock has been excluded from this part of the Pentlands for many years. As a result the grass is very long, the blaeberry bushes tall and trees are gradually taking over.

Edinburgh from White Hill, Bonaly Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 32304

Edinburgh from White Hill, Bonaly Country Park. The nearby city from the higher reaches of the park. The distant hill is Largo Law in Fife.

Car Park at Bonaly Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 167467

Spring blossom in the car park in May 2006

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