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The Braid Hills, Edinburgh

#48 of 74 in Historic Sites in Edinburgh
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Braid Hills form an area towards the south-western edge of Edinburgh, Scotland.The hills themselves are largely open space. Housing in the area is mostly confined to detached villas, and some large terraced houses. The Braid Hills Hotel sits above Pentland Terrace and Comiston Road, overlooking the park across the road.The area is well known for its golf course and its views of the city, and is a popular destination for families taking children sledging in the winter. There is also a riding stables and school, eastwards towards Liberton, which arranges pony trekking.Nearby areas are Morningside to the north, Comiston to the west, and Liberton to the east.The core of the name is shared with the Braid Burn and the nearby Hermitage of Braid woodland park.
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  • We visited in October to take part in a delayed family celebration.The hotel took their Covid responsibilities seriously, so we felt safe staying there. The large ┬ároom we had was lovely, being...  more »
  • Had 2nights at Braid Hilli Hotel. Very welcoming. Cosy and comfortable. Good choice of tasty food. Good bus service to city centre too  more »

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