Threipmuir Reservoir - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Threipmuir Reservoir
A beautiful reservoir located in the heart of City of Edinburgh Council area, Scotland, UK. It is situated to the south of Edinburgh at the base of the Pentland Hills, two miles south of Balerno. It was formed between 1843 and 1848 as a compensation reservoir for the Water of Leith by the Edinburgh Water Company. An iconic location for a picnic and also there are options for a small hke too.
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A majestic historic house in the City of Edinburgh council area, Scotland. Comprising two storeys, an attic and a basement, the original tower was probably the work of the Dundas family, and both Mary, Queen of Scots , and King James VI stayed here. It was now a historic monument and it attracts a lot of tourists.
2.46km from Threipmuir Reservoir
The majestic Loganlea Reservoir is located in the Pentland Hills region of Midlothian. The reservoir was constructed by the Edinburgh Water Company under the provisions of an Act of Parliament obtained in 1847, and was completed in 1851.This Scottish reservoir is a hub for fishing and is often frequented by anglers.
3.15km from Threipmuir Reservoir
A majestic summit with a 73 metres high located in the Pentland Hills region or range in Scotland. A good trekking destination and also there are so many beautiful views from here. Loganlea Reservoir lies on the Northwest flank of the hill.
3.29km from Threipmuir Reservoir
Bell Hill is one of the highest hills in the county of Dorset, England and a high point on the Wessex Ridgeway. The summit itself lies on a ridge running from northeast to southwest. There is evidence of prehistoric settlement, with a tumulus 500 metres southwest of the summit, a cross dyke beyond it and a settlement and field system in the area of the Ringmoor plantation. An iconic location for a picnic and also there are so many options in this area.
3.69km from Threipmuir Reservoir
Clubbiedean reservoir is situated a mile south of Colinton. It is one of the smaller reservoirs in the hills, managed by Clubbiedean Fishery, offering day permits for boats and bank fishing for rainbow and blue trout. A good location for a picnic and there are so many other adventure options too.
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Midlothian is a historic county, registration county, lieutenancy area and one of 32 council areas of Scotland used for local government. Midlothian lies in the east-central Lowlands, bordering the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders.