Gore Glen Woodland Park
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Gore Glen Woodland Park in Midlothian is a rehabilitated coal site, which has a system of waymarked paths. The park is predominantly woodland in character having been planted in 1979 with a range of species to enhance the natural setting.
Distance: 1.8 km
Approximate time: 01:00 (hrs:mins)
Height gain: 0 metres
OS Map: Explorer 345 Lammermuir Hills
To begin the Gore Glen Woodland Park walk, start from the main car park and take the path running south parallel to the A7. At the end of the conifer woodland, a path junction indicates a steep path descending to your right. Keep left at this point and continue following the path along the boundary fence until you come to a set of steps on your right, after about 250m. Take the steps down into the valley and the Gore Water - a tributary of the River South Esk. Turn right and follow the path along the river. The Gore Water supports a range of water birds including Kingfisher, Dipper and Heron.
Continue along the river path until you come to a small car park at the end of the park at Trotters Bridge. Take the set of steps by the car park uphill to a path which will take you back towards the main car park. Several hundred metres later you will come to a T-junction and take a right turn along the route of the old Waverley Rail line that once linked Edinburgh to Galashiels.
As you get to the end of the short section of former rail line, the path veers left and a short steep uphill section of path leads you back to the main car park.
The walk starts and finishes at the Gore Glen Car Park with regular buses from Edinburgh to nearby Gorebridge.
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