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East Cairn Hill - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

East Cairn Hill, Balerno EH14 7JL, UK

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About East Cairn Hill

A majestic hill which was located in the Pentland Hills range of Scotland. With a height of 567 m. A good trekking destination and also there are so many things to see and do here.

Attractions Near East Cairn Hill

Cauldstane Slap
Cauldstane Slap1.38km from East Cairn Hill

Cauldstane Slap is a pass located in the Pentland Hills of Scotland. It marks the border between the neighboring council areas of West Lothian and Scottish Borders and historically the border between Edinburghshire and Peeblesshire. It offers a good trip through the middle of nature and also there are somnay other adventure options too.

West Cairn Hill
West Cairn Hill2.28km from East Cairn Hill

West Cairn Hill is a summit in the Pentland Hills region or range in Scotland. West Cairn Hill is 562 metres high. All the walking routes up West Cairn Hill on Mud and Routes can be found below. The Cauldstane Slap pass runs at the saddle point between West and East Cairn Hill. The surrounding hills include Colzium Hill and Torweaving Hill in the southwest, East Cairn Hill in the northeast, and Wether Law in the east.

North Esk Reservoir
North Esk Reservoir2.92km from East Cairn Hill

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.

Baddinsgill Reservoir
Baddinsgill Reservoir3.59km from East Cairn Hill

Baddinsgill Reservoir is a small reservoir close to Carlops. The reservoir occupies about 23.7 hectares. The Lyne Water is dammed to form the reservoir, not the Baddinsgill Burn, which joins the Lyne Water further south, below the reservoir. It is close to Baddinsgill House.

Cairns Castle, Scotland
Cairns Castle, Scotland3.94km from East Cairn Hill

Cairns Castle is though to have been built around 1440, and comprises of a rectangular main tower attached to which was a smaller square wing. The castle stands on a raised mound jutting out into the Harperrig Reservoir where it is fed by the Water of Leith. It has been a Scheduled Monument since 30 November 1981. It was a category B listed building until it was de-listed in 2015.

Mount Maw
Mount Maw4km from East Cairn Hill

Mount Maw is a summit in Scottish Borders, situated southwest of Carlops Hill, southwest of Carlops Hill. It has an elevation of 535 metres. A huge mountain which has a good trekking area and also it offers some nice views 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.