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QuietRoute 61 – Roslin to Portobello

QuietRoute 61 runs from Roslin to Portobello. We have made significant improvements to the route, making it safer to use when travelling to school, work or leisure activities.Illustration of QuietRoute 61 walking and cycling pathj

The route passes

  • Portobello High School
  • Craigour Park Primary School
  • Gilmerton Primary school
  • Edinburgh Bioquarter
  • The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

The Jack Kane Sports Centre offers a variety of activities such as badminton, indoor football and birthday parties for children.

Rosslyn chapel was founded in 1446. The chapel sits by beautiful woodlands, and the ornate stonework features mysterious symbolism which has intrigued people for centuries. The chapel became famous worldwide when it was featured in the 2003 novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’ by Dan Brown.

Straiton Pond Local Nature Reserve is a pretty and peaceful spot for a picnic, stroll or bird watch.


Mostly wide and flat. Well lit. Mostly avoids main roads. Some gentle hills.


A variety of places to eat and drink in

  • Roslin and the surrounding areas
  • Portobello.

Getting there

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Plan your journey on foot