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Castlelaw Hill - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Castlelaw Hill, Penicuik EH26 0PB, UK

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About Castlelaw Hill

A majestic hill that rises steeply from the valley to the northern tops of the Pentland Hills in Midlothian, Scotland. There was a majestic hill fort called,Castlelaw Hill Fort, which is an elaborate Iron Age fortification consisting of three earthwork ditches and banks protecting a roughly circular inner area.

Attractions Near Castlelaw Hill

Castlelaw Hill Fort
Castlelaw Hill Fort1.03km from Castlelaw Hill

This is the remnant of a stronghold of the Iron Age, which has commands views over the Forth and Lothian. When it was occupied the site consisted of three earthwork ramparts, ditches and timber palisades. The fort contained a Souterrain for the storage of agricultural produce. An iconic attraction in this area and it attracts a lot of tourists.

Glencorse Reservoir
Glencorse Reservoir1.27km from Castlelaw Hill

A beautiful reservoir which was located in Midlothian, Scotland, UK, two miles west of Glencorse, in the Pentland Hills. The reservoir is not the primary source of drinking water for Edinburgh, but instead provides a top-up supply when the principal supply from the Megget Reservoir and Talla Reservoir are low. It is also one of the iconic picnic places in this area.

Bell's Hill
Bell's Hill1.87km from Castlelaw Hill

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.

Pentland Hills Regional Park
Pentland Hills Regional Park1.9km from Castlelaw Hill

The Pentland Hills are a range of hills to the south-west of Edinburgh, Scotland. The range is around 20 miles in length, and runs south west from Edinburgh towards Biggar and the upper Clydesdale. One of the iconic location for a trek and also a beautiful view point.

Pentland Hills
Pentland Hills 1.98km from Castlelaw Hill

A beautiful range of mountain to the south-west of Edinburgh, Scotland. The range is around 20 miles in length, and runs south west from Edinburgh towards Biggar and the upper Clydesdale. It rise to nearly 600m in height and provide some of the finest hillwalking in Scotland with wonderful views from the summits.

Turnhouse Hill
Turnhouse Hill2.41km from Castlelaw Hill

A beautiful and quiet risky mountain in United Kingdom. The prominence is 79m/259ft. Hiking is possible and there are so many things to see and do here. It also offers beautiful views from the top.

Where is Castlelaw Hill

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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.