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Nature trails

Nature trails map


The Friends of Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill offer a number of activities throughout the year to help them satisfy their constitutional objective:

"To engage and involve the local community in environmental issues and action, through information exchange, education and practical activities."


On the first Sunday morning (10am - 12.30pm) of every month we hold a volunteering activity. Meet outside Hermitage House (unless advised otherwise), dressed for the weather. There is no need to book in advance, just turn up. It is great fun! Details are posted on the Reserve noticeboards and on Facebook before each day.

A successful balsam bash

Orienteering map

Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club