Best mountains in Edinburgh

Check out the top mountains in Edinburgh, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Arthur's Seat
1. Arthur's Seat
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971 local reviews
Arthur's Seat
Natural featureEstablishment
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…
Richard
Arthur's Seat is the main peak of the group of hills in Edinburgh, which form most of Holyrood Park, described…
1. Arthur's Seat
1. Arthur's Seat
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971 local reviews
Arthur's Seat
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 …
Richard
Richard
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 …
2. The Tourmalet
2. The Tourmalet
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46 local reviews
25 Buchanan St
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Mark & Morven
This bar has recently opened and is named after a notoriously difficult Tour de France mountain climb (and sis…
Khalid
This bar has recently opened and is named after a notoriously difficult Tour de France mountain climb (and sis…
2. The Tourmalet
2. The Tourmalet
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46 local reviews
25 Buchanan St
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
Mark & Morven
Mark & Morven
This bar has recently opened and is named after a notoriously difficult Tour de France mountain climb (and sister to The Ventoux in Tollcros…
Khalid
Khalid
This bar has recently opened and is named after a notoriously difficult Tour de France mountain climb (and sister to The Ventoux in Tollcros…
3. Glentress Forest
3. Glentress Forest
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20 local reviews
Glentress Forest
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Luca
One of the 7stanes and fantastic day out for Mountain biking enthusiasts. Trails to suit all abilities and al…
Graeme
One of the 7stanes and fantastic day out for Mountain biking enthusiasts. Trails to suit all abilities and als…
Gavin And Zoe
If you mountain bike and haven't been here, then go. Great trails, spectacular views. You can cycle along th…
3. Glentress Forest
3. Glentress Forest
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20 local reviews
Glentress Forest
Luca
Luca
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…
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 …
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…
4. Holyrood Park
4. Holyrood Park
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131 local reviews
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Vicki
If you are a lover of nature and hiking, then you should definitely go to Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat. You…
Yvonne
Cape Town has Table Mountain, Rio de Janeiro > Sugar Loaf....and Edinburgh has Holyrood Park's Arthur's Seat. …
Oliver
Amazing rugged park with the minature mountain of Arthur's seat the spectacular sailsbury crags
4. Holyrood Park
4. Holyrood Park
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131 local reviews
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…
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…
Oliver
Oliver
Amazing rugged park with the minature mountain of Arthur's seat the spectacular sailsbury crags
5. Glentress Mountain Bike Trail Centre
5. Glentress Mountain Bike Trail Centre
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7 local reviews
GymHealthPoint of interest
Jules
Mountain Biking trails which caters for all different levels. Can hire equipment on site.
Seb
Extensive mountain bike trails. Bikes available for hire. Cafe.
Lois
Hire bikes or bring your own. Great mountain bike trails
5. Glentress Mountain Bike Trail Centre
5. Glentress Mountain Bike Trail Centre
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7 local reviews
Jules
Jules
Mountain Biking trails which caters for all different levels. Can hire equipment on site.
Seb
Seb
Extensive mountain bike trails. Bikes available for hire. Cafe.
Lois
Lois
Hire bikes or bring your own. Great mountain bike trails
6. Pentland Hills Regional Park
6. Pentland Hills Regional Park
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47 local reviews
Pentland Hills Regional Park
Open · Closes 5:30 PM
+44 131 529 2401
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Amy
If you are into exploring the hills, then The Pentlands offer many easy to difficult routes for you to explore…
Val
A great location for hiking and mountain biking
6. Pentland Hills Regional Park
6. Pentland Hills Regional Park
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47 local reviews
Pentland Hills Regional Park
Open · Closes 5:30 PM
+44 131 529 2401
Amy
Amy
If you are into exploring the hills, then The Pentlands offer many easy to difficult routes for you to explore! It is easy to get here by bu…
Val
Val
A great location for hiking and mountain biking
7. Glentress Forest
7. Glentress Forest
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3 local reviews
Glentress Forest, Glentress
BarNatural featureEstablishment
Murray
World famous mountain biking
Russell
Mountain Biking Centre
7. Glentress Forest
7. Glentress Forest
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3 local reviews
Glentress Forest, Glentress
Murray
Murray
World famous mountain biking
Russell
Russell
Mountain Biking Centre
8. Calton Hill
8. Calton Hill
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250 local reviews
Calton Hill
Route
Meta
A great climb to the top to see the whole of Edinburgh and the surrounding mountains and seaside.
Hesham
A great place to view all of Edinburgh city, the surrounding mountains and seaside
8. Calton Hill
8. Calton Hill
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250 local reviews
Calton Hill
Meta
Meta
A great climb to the top to see the whole of Edinburgh and the surrounding mountains and seaside.
Hesham
Hesham
A great place to view all of Edinburgh city, the surrounding mountains and seaside
9. Flotterstone Information Centre
9. Flotterstone Information Centre
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4 local reviews
Flotterstone Information Centre
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+44 131 529 2401
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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.
9. Flotterstone Information Centre
9. Flotterstone Information Centre
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4 local reviews
Flotterstone Information Centre
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+44 131 529 2401
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.
10. Pentland Hills
10. Pentland Hills
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5 local reviews
Pentland Hills
Natural featureEstablishment
Keith
On the outskirts of the city and great for hiking & off road mountain biking.
10. Pentland Hills
10. Pentland Hills
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5 local reviews
Pentland Hills
Keith
Keith
On the outskirts of the city and great for hiking & off road mountain biking.
11. Glentress
11. Glentress
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2 local reviews
Glentress, Glentress
LocalityPolitical
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
11. Glentress
11. 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