GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Edgelaw Reservoir

2 miles (2.7 km)

This pretty reservoir is located in nMidlothian 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.

Postcode

EH23 4SR - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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.

Photos

Entrance to Edgelaw Reservoir - geograph.org.uk - 834017

Entrance to Edgelaw Reservoir. Lots of reservoirs round here, and they seem all have angling clubs.

Edgelaw Reservoir - geograph.org.uk - 711114

Edgelaw Reservoir

The inflow to Edgelaw Reservoir - geograph.org.uk - 2361548

The inflow to Edgelaw Reservoir

Lochside path, Edgelaw Reservoir - geograph.org.uk - 711121

Lochside path, Edgelaw Reservoir

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Edgelaw Reservoir.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Edgelaw Reservoir.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)