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Hillend Park

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Location

Nearest town: Edinburgh

Terrain description

This is an area of open hillside adjacent to the Midlothian Snowsports Centre. There is some woodland on the east side, and extensive gorse patches on lower slopes. Otherwise the terrain is mainly rough grass, with heather higher up. There are excellent views over the city from the higher slopes, which are part of the Pentland Hills Regional Park.

Used for Local events.

There is a permanent orienteering course here.

  

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Evening event at Hillend, Crawford Lindsay

Evening event at Hillend

Hillend - view towards Caerketton, Crawford Lindsay

Hillend - view towards Caerketton