Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club


Lauriston Castle

map location


Nearest town: Edinburgh

Terrain description

This is a small area in the north of Edinburgh, around the 16th Century castle, which is managed by the City of Edinburgh Council. There are formal gardens, open parkland and woods, with many paths and ornamental features. The northern paths have good views across the Forth estuary.
Used for Local events (e.g. Saturday events or ESOC Ultrasprint).


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Lauriston Castle from the S, Crawford Lindsay

Lauriston Castle from the S

Path along the northern edge of the area, Crawford Lindsay

Path along the northern edge of the area

Formal gardens, Crawford Lindsay

Formal gardens

Lawns and castle from the N, Crawford Lindsay

Lawns and castle from the N