Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club


Mapped areas

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Near: Blair Atholl

Forestry plantation with some deciduous woodland, open moorland and pastureland.


Blackford Hill and The Hermitage

Near: Edinburgh

Hill and river valley with varied terrain, close to the city centre.


Bonaly Park

Near: Edinburgh

Open hills and woodland on the NW edge of the Pentlands.


Bush Estate

Near: Penicuik

Science campus, mainly flat parkland with some woodland, and varied buildings.



Near: Peebles

Open hillside, steep and tussocky, with some forest.



Near: Edinburgh

Woodland and parkland on an old country estate.



Near: Edinburgh

Open hillsides on the fringe of the Pentlands, with some wooded parts.


Corstorphine Hill

Near: Edinburgh

Wooded hill with some steep slopes and open grassy areas.


Cramond Island

Near: Edinburgh

Tidal island, mostly rough open land, with some interesting features. 


Dalkeith Park

Near: Dalkeith

Woodland, farmland and parkland on a country estate along two rivers.


Dalmeny Estate

Near: South Queensferry

A country estate with open parkland and extensive deciduous woodland.


Davidson’s Mains Park & Royal High School

Near: Edinburgh

Small area of parkland and woodland in the NW of the city.


Easter Craiglockhart Hill

Near: Edinburgh

Varied terrain in the heart of the city.


Hillend Park

Near: Edinburgh

Open hillside on the northern edge of the Pentland Hills.


Hopetoun House

Near: South Queensferry

Formal gardens and parkland around a stately home, with rolling pastureland beyond.


Lauriston Castle

Near: Edinburgh

Parkland and gardens on the shores of the Firth of Forth.


Mary Erskine and Ravelston Woods

Near: Edinburgh

Very varied area including school buildings, grounds and woods.


Penicuik Estate

Near: Penicuik

Parkland and mixed woodland on a country estate.


Victoria Park

Near: Edinburgh

Small area of open parkland with mature trees.