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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 10 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.


 

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