West Kip - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About West Kip
The West Kip is a 551 m high hill in the chain of the Pentland Hills . It is located in the west of the Scottish Council Area Midlothian on the eastern flank in the center of the approximately 25 km long range of hills. The hamlet of Carlops and the small town of Penicuik are located five kilometers south and east, respectively. The neighboring hills are the East Kip and the South Black Hill in the east of Cap Law in the South and the Hare Hill in the northwest.
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Attractions Near West Kip
North Esk Reservoir
3.25km from West Kip
A small and beautiful reservoir situated north of Carlops, close to North Esk Cottage. It has an elevation of 342 metres. The reservoir was built by a consortium of Penicuik mill owners in 1850 to help regulate the flow of water in the river to give a constant supply to the numerous paper mills which had sprung up in the valley. This reservoir receives several streams, including the Gutterford Burn and Henshaw Burn and is the source of the River North Esk.
3.45km from West Kip
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.
3.65km from West Kip
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.
4.3km from West Kip
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.
4.7km from West Kip
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.
Discover More Attractions in Midlothian, Home of West Kip
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.