Allermuir Hill, Pentland Hills

16 May 2004

While Lucy and Henry were at a dog show at the Royal Highland Showground just west of Edinburgh, Stephen and George paid their first visit to a Scottish hill, selecting the most northerly of the Pentland Hills for a short morning's walk.

The trig point on the top of Allermuir Hill, looking south towards the rest of the Pentland Hills

Edinburgh Castle from the summit of Allermuir Hill (493m above sea level)

Eleven miles or so away, the Forth Road Bridge and Forth Bridge from the summit

George from the summit toposcope, behind him Edinburgh and the Firth of Forth

Arthur's Seat from Allermuir Hill

From Caerketton Crags, looking across Windy Door Nick back to Allermuir Hill

George on the cairn on Caerketton Hill, with Arthur's Seat behind him

Eighteenth Century whitewashed Cottages in the village of Swanston



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