Distance: 9km; duration: 2.5 - 3.5 hours.
This stunning route takes in a fine sandy beach before continuing to the pretty village of Gullane and returning inland along a section of the John Muir Way.
Traditionally, the ramp up to the Castle is considered one of the city's seven hills. From the Royal Mile, make your way up over the cobbles.
Distance: 1.75km; duration: 1-1.5 hours. This local favourite boasts numerous landmarks on the hill including the striking National Monument.
This walk from Stockbridge passes through beautiful New Town and some magnificent Georgian architecture to reach the National Galleries of Scotland.
A favourite escape for city dwellers, just a short bus ride from the city centre, there are over 100km of sign-posted routes across the Pentland Hills.
Distance: 5.5km; duration: 1.5 hours. No visit to Scotland's capital is complete without an attempt at scaling the imposing, iconic Arthur's Seat.
Distance: 20.5km; duration: 7-8 hours. This walk takes you past all of the city's best bits - Murrayfield Stadium, the GMA, Stockbridge and the Shore.