Best mountains in Edinburgh

Check out the top mountains in Edinburgh, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Holyrood Park
1. Holyrood Park
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64 local reviews
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Ross
Edinburgh's iconic 'mountain in the city', formed from the heart of an extinct volcano. Lots of great walks, a…
Yvonne
Cape Town has Table Mountain, Rio de Janeiro > Sugar Loaf....and Edinburgh has Holyrood Park's Arthur's Seat. …
Vicki
If you are a lover of nature and hiking, then you should definitely go to Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat. You…
1. Holyrood Park
1. Holyrood Park
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64 local reviews
Ross
Ross
Edinburgh's iconic 'mountain in the city', formed from the heart of an extinct volcano. Lots of great walks, and if you're feeling energetic…
Yvonne
Yvonne
Cape Town has Table Mountain, Rio de Janeiro > Sugar Loaf....and Edinburgh has Holyrood Park's Arthur's Seat. Stunning & unforgettable 360 d…
Vicki
Vicki
If you are a lover of nature and hiking, then you should definitely go to Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat. You will enjoy stunning views onc…
2. Arthur's Seat
2. Arthur's Seat
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445 local reviews
Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh
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Ruslana
Along with Calton Hill and Castle Rock, Arthur's Seat forms part of the ridge of cold volcanoes that give such…
Raffaele
Arthur's Seat is the main peak of the group of hills in Edinburgh, which form most of Holyrood Park, described…
David
My place is on one of the streets at the foot of Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh's unique 'mountain in miniature' in …
2. Arthur's Seat
2. Arthur's Seat
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445 local reviews
Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh
Ruslana
Ruslana
Along with Calton Hill and Castle Rock, Arthur's Seat forms part of the ridge of cold volcanoes that give such drama to the Edinburgh skylin…
Raffaele
Raffaele
Arthur's Seat is the main peak of the group of hills in Edinburgh, which form most of Holyrood Park, described by Robert Louis Stevenson as …
David
David
My place is on one of the streets at the foot of Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh's unique 'mountain in miniature' in the heart of the city. Just wa…
3. The Tourmalet
3. The Tourmalet
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31 local reviews
25 Buchanan Street, Edinburgh
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MAZI
This bar has recently opened and is named after a notoriously difficult Tour de France mountain climb (and sis…
Jamie
This bar has recently opened and is named after a notoriously difficult Tour de France mountain climb (and sis…
Leonard
This bar has recently opened and is named after a notoriously difficult Tour de France mountain climb (and sis…
3. The Tourmalet
3. The Tourmalet
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31 local reviews
25 Buchanan Street, Edinburgh
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MAZI
MAZI
This bar has recently opened and is named after a notoriously difficult Tour de France mountain climb (and sister to The Ventoux in Tollcros…
Jamie
Jamie
This bar has recently opened and is named after a notoriously difficult Tour de France mountain climb (and sister to The Ventoux in Tollcros…
Leonard
Leonard
This bar has recently opened and is named after a notoriously difficult Tour de France mountain climb (and sister to The Ventoux in Tollcros…
4. Glentress Forest
4. Glentress Forest
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8 local reviews
Glentress Forest
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Gavin and Zoe
If you mountain bike and haven't been here, then go. Great trails, spectacular views. You can cycle along th…
Graeme
One of the 7stanes and fantastic day out for Mountain biking enthusiasts. Trails to suit all abilities and als…
Christine
Not for the faint hearted - a mountain bikers mecca. Test yourself on the Go Ape equipment. Have fun, adrena…
4. Glentress Forest
4. Glentress Forest
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8 local reviews
Glentress Forest
Gavin and Zoe
Gavin and Zoe
If you mountain bike and haven't been here, then go. Great trails, spectacular views. You can cycle along the tweed river cycle path or yo…
Graeme
Graeme
One of the 7stanes and fantastic day out for Mountain biking enthusiasts. Trails to suit all abilities and also there is a good skills loop …
Christine
Christine
Not for the faint hearted - a mountain bikers mecca. Test yourself on the Go Ape equipment. Have fun, adrenalin and enjoy!!
5. Flotterstone Information Centre
5. Flotterstone Information Centre
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3 local reviews
Flotterstone Information Centre
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Stephen
Excellent place to park and walk or cycle the pentlands. I have one mountain bike which can be borrowed.
Holly
Pentland Hills Country Park offers a huge range of outdoor adventure from family walks to the more adventurous…
Stephen
Excellent place to park and walk or cycle the pentlands. I have one mountain bike which can be borrowed.
5. Flotterstone Information Centre
5. Flotterstone Information Centre
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3 local reviews
Flotterstone Information Centre
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Stephen
Stephen
Excellent place to park and walk or cycle the pentlands. I have one mountain bike which can be borrowed.
Holly
Holly
Pentland Hills Country Park offers a huge range of outdoor adventure from family walks to the more adventurous hill walkers and mountain bik…
Stephen
Stephen
Excellent place to park and walk or cycle the pentlands. I have one mountain bike which can be borrowed.
6. Glentress
6. Glentress
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2 local reviews
Glentress, Glentress
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Mike & Julie
The best mountain biking centre in the UK! Bike hire from £25 for the day. Good walking trails too.
Sarah
Mountain Biking centre for hire etc Trails for biking, walking riding Tuition
Sarah
Mountain Biking centre for hire etc Trails for biking, walking riding Tuition
6. Glentress
6. Glentress
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2 local reviews
Glentress, Glentress
Mike & Julie
Mike & Julie
The best mountain biking centre in the UK! Bike hire from £25 for the day. Good walking trails too.
Sarah
Sarah
Mountain Biking centre for hire etc Trails for biking, walking riding Tuition
Sarah
Sarah
Mountain Biking centre for hire etc Trails for biking, walking riding Tuition