This pretty reservoir is located in n Midlothian near Temple in the Lammermuir Hills.
There are footpaths leading around the reservoir so you can enjoy a peaceful, scenic circular walk here. The loch is surrounded by forested areas and some attractive countryside. Just to the south you will find Rosebery Reservoir which you can reach on a country lane.
The loch is popular with anglers so you may see some people fishing on your visit.
PostcodeEH23 4SR - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Edgelaw Reservoir Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Edgelaw Reservoir Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Edgelaw Reservoir OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Edgelaw Reservoir Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
Just to the south you can explore the pretty Gladhouse Reservoir and Portmore Loch in the Pentland Hills.
To the north you can pick up the Penicuik to Dalkeith Railway Walk and follow it east to the popular Dalkeith Country Park.
To the north is Roslin Glen Country Park. The pretty park includes wooded glens, the ruined Roslin Castle and views of the rushing River North Esk. On the nothern side of the park you can also visit the noteworthy Rosslyn Chapel. There's some stunning architecture at the 15th century site which includes some pleasant trails through a wooded glen to the ruins of Roslin Castle. The chapel became famous when it was featured in Dan Brown's the Da Vinci Code.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Pentland Hills Walks page.