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Edinburgh - Salisbury Crags and the Royal Mile
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County/Area - Edinburgh

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 750 feet / 227 metres

Time - 2 hours 50 minutes

Grade - easy

This Edinburgh walk starts from Princes Street with the main objective being Salisbury Crags beneath Arthur's Seat. However during the route you will also visit the Royal Mile, explore Princes Street Gardens, see the Scottish Parliament and Edinburgh Castle.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

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