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Cramond River Almond Trail

Cramond River Almond Trail

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Published by [s.n.] in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • River Almond Heritage Trail.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementa joint production by the Cramond Heritage Trustand the City of Edinburgh District Council Planning Department ; designed by Pamela Gowling.
    ContributionsCramond Heritage Trust., Edinburgh. Planning Department.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18551865M

    If you follow the River Almond for just over a mile inland from its confluence with the Firth of Forth you come to Cramond Old Bridge, or "Cramond Brig", until the main crossing over the River Almond on this side of Edinburgh. This dates back to the early s and remains in use as a footbridge/5. Cramond Association, the Cramond and Barnton Community Council and Friends of the River Almond. It is now at the stage of finalising the content of the orientation boards and commissioning the production of thes e along with fingerposts and waymark posts to help residents and visitors to find their way around the new Cramond Heritage Trail.

    If you follow the River Almond for just over a mile inland from its confluence with the Firth of Forth you come to Cramond Old Bridge, or "Cramond Brig", until the main crossing over the River Almond on this side of Edinburgh. This dates back to the early s and remains in use as a footbridge. The island is the perfect place to walk around, have a picnic or simply enjoy a good book. It’s also possible to see many of the abandoned buildings around the island, which are now covered in lots of graffiti. Tips for a visit to Cramond Island. The village of Cramond, on the fringes of Edinburgh, is served by the number 41 bus.

    Book your tables to the best at Miller & Carter in Edinburgh,. You'll find our restaurant in a beautifully restored 18th century coaching house overlooking the River Almond in Cramond. It's just four miles from Edinburgh's famous Forth Road Bridge and six miles from the city on: Queensferry Road, Edinburgh, EH4 6DY. OTHER NOTES: the River Almond in Edinburgh is not to be confused with the River Almond which, just north of Perth, offers its own particular sites of interest. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The section of the river that has been scouted starts where the railway bridge crosses the river (Grid ). It ends at Cramond Brig ( ).


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Cammo Estate and River Almond walk, Cramond Brig This figure-of-eight route on the fringe of Edinburgh runs through the interesting Cammo Estate - now a country park. It then follows the River Almond out towards the aiport before returning to Cramond Brig/5(5).

Cramond lies on the south shore of the River Forth four miles north west of the centre of Edinburgh. It is almost cut off from the western edge of Edinburgh.

by a line of golf courses extending inland from the Forth, and its west edge is sharply defined by the River Almond flowing swiftly into the Estuary.

Since the end of the s Cramond has become one of the most desirable of Edinburgh's. Attractions near Cramond Village: ( km) Cramond Beach ( km) Cramond Island ( km) River Almond Walkway ( km) Cramond Kirk Cramond River Almond Trail book km) Afternoon Tea Tours; View all attractions near Cramond Village on Tripadvisor $/5().

Book your tickets online for Cramond Village, Edinburgh: See reviews, articles, and photos of Cramond Village, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Edinburgh/5().

NT Short length of iron rail, probably part of horse railway used for transport of iron products from Fair-a-Far and Cockle mills, visible alongside River Almond walkaway. Line of tramway first shown on Carfrae's plan of the Lands of Fair-a-Far.

V E Dean   Cramond Island is a tidal island in the Firth of Forth near Edinburgh that is reached via a long walkway formed from the remains of a WWII anti-tank barricade. The island is mostly covered in grassland though there are a couple of small beach areas on the side facing Cramond village.

Not to be confused with the River Almond, Perth and Kinross. The River Almond (Scottish Gaelic: Abhainn Amain) is a river in Lothian, is 28 miles (45 km) long, rising at Hirst Hill in Lanarkshire near Shotts and running through West Lothian, draining into the Firth of Forth at Cramond, name Almond/Amon is simply old Celtic for "river".

On our first visit we decided to follow a walk taking us from South Queensferry and finishing at Cramond. I've said before and written plenty of previous posts, both here and whilst we were in Singapore, that we enjoy getting out and going for have a great book full of Edinburgh walks, both long and short, city centre or further afield which includes this lovely one.

The Background. The River Almond, once classified as the most polluted river of its size in the UK, has gradually been improving since the dark days ofwhen angling on the River Almond had ceased completely. The River was at one point said to flow "nearly black at times and oil and particles of coal dust had been seen", but the creation.

Friends of the River Almond Walkway, Cramond. likes. The Friends of the River Almond Walkway (FRAW)5/5(2). the waterfall on the River Almond at Cramond, Edinburgh Scotland. Restaurants near Cramond Island: ( mi) Craigie's Farm Deli and Cafe ( mi) Bon Tea Room ( mi) The Torfin ( mi) Cool Jade ( mi) Cramond Falls Cafe; View all restaurants near Cramond Island on Tripadvisor/5().

Guarantee entry to one of Edinburgh’s top and most popular attractions by buying your Edinburgh Castle admission ticket in advance. On the day, beat queues at the ticket office and maximize your time exploring all that Edinburgh Castle and its grounds have to offer at your own pace, including the National War Museum, the Royal Palace, the Scottish Crown Jewels exhibit, and more/5().

Cammo Estate and River Almond walk, Cramond Brig EDINBURGH AND LOTHIAN. This is a view of the River Almond, which is where we started our walk on a day trip to Edinburgh a few weeks ago by bus.

After reaching the city centre we took another local bus out to Cramond, a small picturesque village situated on the western outskirts of the city, where this fairly broad substantial river reaches the sea. Cramond Island in Edinburgh is a tidal island nestled in the Firth of Forth.

When the tide is low, you can walk across to the island that is filled with relics from World War II and has spectacular views out to Fife, Edinburgh and the Forth bridges. The Cramond - Barnton area: In the immediate area around the apartment, you can enjoy Cramond Beach or stroll along the River Almond.

There is a lovely wide walking / cycling path running next to the beach that heads in the direction of Ocean Terminal. Explore Cramond Island (but watch out for the tide), or nearby Lauriston Castle.5/5(12). The island is in the estuary of the River Almond whose mouth is near the landward end of the crossing.

It is a popular recreation area. It is a popular recreation area. Cramond Island is one of 43 tidal islands that can be walked to from the mainland of Great Britain and Area: ha. The excursion starts at the Heritage Trail Centre, near the ferry landing point.

Cramond Heritage Trail Centre: Ravelston Sandstone, Raised Beaches. On the path outside the centre is a pale brown cross-bedded sandstone correlated with the Ravelston Sandstone. Two raised beaches east of the River Almond are evidence of higher sea-levels.

Thank you to Liz Smith for leaving a message in the EdinPhoto guest book. Liz wrote: Liz Mackay " I was Liz Mackay. I lived in Cramond up until I went to Cramond Primary and then Bellevue Secondary.

Mum, Chris, was brought up in Gilmerton, then moved to Cramond. Cramond Brig appears to have been the only bridge over the Almond at this location untilwhen increasing traffic on the Queensferry road required a new bridge.

R Paxton and J Shipway Reproduced from 'Civil Engineering heritage: Scotland - Lowlands and Borders' with kind permission of Thomas Telford Publishers.Early Origins of the Cramond family.

The surname Cramond was first found in at Cramond, a village and parish on the outskirts of suburban Edinburgh. "This place derived its name, originally Caer Amon, from the erection of a fortress on the river Amon or Almond at its influx into the Frith of Forth.Cramond Lodge is situated in the seaside village of Cramond, now part of suburban Edinburgh, located in the north-west corner of the city at the mouth of the River Almond, where it enters the River Cramond area has a long history, with evidence of Mesolithic, Bronze Age and Roman activity.5/5(38).