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Stage 7: Edinburgh to Prestonpans – John Muir Way

Stage 7: Edinburgh to Prestonpans – John Muir Way

17.9 mi
2.4 mph
500 ft
825 ft
Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

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Tour Overview

Starting Point
0.84 mi

Corstorphine Hill

Hiking Highlight

16.4 mi

Prestongrange Museum

Hiking Highlight

17.9 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Hiking Path: 0.83 mi
Path: 0.91 mi
Footpath: 13.6 mi
Street: 1.75 mi
Road: 0.71 mi
State Road: 140 yd


Natural: 343 yd
Unpaved: 1.70 mi
Gravel: 1.86 mi
Paved: 2.31 mi
Asphalt: 11.3 mi
Unknown: 0.48 mi

Weather Forecast


Dan Hobson planned a hike.

September 26, 2022


  • Dan Hobson

    Stage 7 takes you from Corstorphine Hill, which affords wonderful views over the city and the Forth, right through the heart of Scotland’s capital.


    If you have the time and legs for it, a detour into the heart of Edinburgh is highly recommended to take in sight such as Castle Rock, a volcanic plug in

    September 27, 2022

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