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Gladhouse Reservoir

County/Area - Midlothian

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference NT304544
Lat 55.777893 // Long -3.111166
Postcode EH23 4TA (approx. location only)
what3words start amphibian.giraffes.oath

Route Outline

Gladhouse Reservoir is located in the Moorfoot Hills to the south of Edinburgh. The walk is easy using tracks and quiet country roads. The route follows a clockwise circuit of the Reservoir and some care is needed with navigation along the tracks to the south of the Reservoir. The reservoir is home, depending on season, to a number of birds so taking a pair of binoculars might be useful.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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