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    • Qype User apolis…
    • Edinburgh
    • 0 friends
    • 10 reviews
    5.0 star rating

    The Craigs are a large cliff rising up above the city of Edinburgh. Although smaller then Arthur's Seat (which, by the way, is located right next to it), the view is better, and the walk is a gentler and smoother ascent.

    When you get to the top, you can see Arthur's Seat off to your left, rising above you, and the scottish parliament as well as Holyrood Palace on your left. In front of you lies the City Centre, the Old Town, and just a little bit further away, Edinburgh Castle. Behind you, you can see the New Town stretching out towards the sea.

    Not to be missed.

    • Qype User paga_m…
    • Edinburgh
    • 5 friends
    • 232 reviews
    4.0 star rating

    I love the Craigs although they share less popularity and are beat up by the famous Arthur's seat adjacent to it. Although it looks like to walk on it is less strenuous, in fact, it is much harder to climb since the slope is a bit steeper than Arthur's seat. The view from the top is magnificent - a clear and mesmerizing view of the sea, the main sights of the city and the rest of the reserve. Very often runners and bikers can compete with you on the way to the top.

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