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Carnethy Hill - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Carnethy Hill, Penicuik EH26, UK

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About Carnethy Hill

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.

Attractions Near Carnethy Hill

Loganlea Reservoir
Loganlea Reservoir0.69km from Carnethy Hill

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.

Scald Law
Scald Law1.34km from Carnethy Hill

A majestic hill in Midlothian, which has a height of 579 metres it is the highest of the Pentland Hills. The hill is composed of Devonian volcanic rock. A good trekking destination and also there are nice views waiting for you.

Turnhouse Hill
Turnhouse Hill1.48km from Carnethy 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.

Bell's Hill
Bell's Hill2.05km from Carnethy 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.

Glencorse Reservoir
Glencorse Reservoir2.44km from Carnethy 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.

Threipmuir Reservoir
Threipmuir Reservoir3.15km from Carnethy Hill

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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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.