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Bavelaw Castle - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Edinburgh, Balerno EH14 7JS, UK

Iconic Buildings
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About Bavelaw Castle

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.


Attractions Near Bavelaw Castle

Threipmuir Reservoir
Threipmuir Reservoir1.49km from Bavelaw Castle

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.

Loganlea Reservoir
Loganlea Reservoir2.83km from Bavelaw Castle

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 Law2.96km from Bavelaw Castle

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.

Carnethy Hill
Carnethy Hill3.45km from Bavelaw Castle

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.

West Kip
West Kip4.3km from Bavelaw Castle

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.

Bell's Hill
Bell's Hill4.33km from Bavelaw Castle

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.

Where is Bavelaw Castle

Discover More Attractions in Midlothian, Where Bavelaw Castle Is Located

Midlothian
Midlothian
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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.

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