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Scald Law and Pentland Hills Ridge from near Penicuik
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Photo from the walk - Scald Law and Pentland Hills Ridge from near Penicuik

County/Area - Midlothian

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.1 miles / 11.5 km

Ascent - 2400 feet / 727 metres

Grade - moderate

A Midlothian walk on the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh. The route includes all the summits on the main Scald Law ridge with plenty of ascent and descent, some of which are steep. Views are superb throughout the walk with 360 degree panoramas over the Firth of Forth, Southern Highlands and much, much more. 

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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