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Castlelaw

RegionScotland
ClubEdinburgh Southern Orienteering Club
Nearest townEdinburgh
PostcodeEH26 0PB
Carpark locationCar park for Castlelaw Hill Fort, signed off the A702 approx 3 miles south of the Lothianburn junction on the city by-pass.

Available Maps

Terrain

The open hillside on the Pentland Hills. contour detail, steep in parts.

Map Updated

2006

Suggested Courses

Course

Controls

Length (km)

Climb (m)

1

5

1.2

60

2

8

1.6

80

3

8

2.3

90

4

11

3.3

150

Other Things to do in the Area

Visit Castlelaw Hill Fort.

Walking in the Pentland Hills.

Flotterstone Visitor Centre half a mile further down the A702.

Maps Available From

Each map pack costs £2.50
They can be purchased directly from ESOC by sending £2.50 per pack, cheques payable to ‘ESOC’, to Janet Clark, 13 North West Circus Place, EDINBURGH, EH3 6SX.
0131 225 7771; email.

They are also available from,

The Hermitage of Braid Visitor Centre. Tel: 0131 529 2401 or email: naturalheritageservice@edinburgh.gov.uk to check opening hours.

The Midlothian Snowsports Centre at Hillend, Tel: 0131 445 4433, email ski@midlothian.gov.uk.

Further Information

  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience