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Salisbury Crags Edinburgh

The Crags are around 150 feet high (46m)  and have been used for rock climbing since the earliest days of the sport. Climbing is now restricted to the South Quarry with only bouldering and free climbing permitted. This is to protect the unique geological nature of the Crags from damage by fixings or rope climbing. The South Quarry is accessed on […]

Edinburgh Southside

Arthur’s Seat looms over the south east corner of Edinburgh and from its summit almost all of this great city is visible.  The remains of an extinct volcano, Arthur’s Seat and the Salisbury Crags provide a dramatic back drop to Scotland’s capital city.  Home to some of the earliest recorded inhabitants in the area with […]