Cramond Village houses in Edinburgh
Cramond foreshore © VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

Cramond - where the river meets the sea - spend half a day on a walking tour

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January — December

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Discover the beautifully restored village of Cramond, just 5 miles from the heart of the city of Edinburgh. Walk through green space and the picturesque village. Breath the fresh sea air and explore the ruins of an old mill. Hear Cramond's story.

Cramond - another world within the big City of Edinburgh

  • Take the no. 41 Lothian Bus to Cramond or take your car and park it at the public car park behind the Cramond Inn.
  • Delve into peace and quiet, history and nature - plus a harbour for sailing and motor boats.
  • There is more to Cramond than meets the eye.
  • Have yourself surprised by this little hidden gem.

We meet at the Lothian bus stop Cramond Glebe Road.

Take a stroll along the heritage trail down to the water front and along the river side.

Discover old walled gardens and a new play park, Georgian Mansion and medieval tower house, river and seaside.

Encounter bishops, Romans, mill workers - and have you heard of the "University of Cramond"? Some secrets will be lifted...

Interested in the arts and literature? Little nuggets are in there for you too.

Plenty of photogenic scenes that love your camera -

Look across to Cramond Island - a tidal island that has always been good for headlines and gossip.

Save a walk across for another time. Find out tide times here

See and hear nature protection in action.

COVID-19 information

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Disabled Access Level Access
Accessible Parking and Dropoff Disabled Parking
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
English German
Architecture Art History Outdoor Activities Photography Walking Wildlife

COVID-19 facilities

  • Capacity limit
  • Contactless payment possible
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff
  • Online booking possible

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RuthToursScotland - Guiding with a Smile

Tour Guide for Scotland. Edinburgh has been my home for over 25 years - and I love this beautiful city, the country and the friendly people - all things Scottish. Whilst happy to take you all around Scotland as a qualified guide - I invite you to join me to discover Edinburgh with all its facets and peculiarities by foot. Join me and be inspired. Go off the beaten track and discover a place within Edinburgh by the seaside. Try a walk from Dean Village to Stockbridge - so close to the centre and yet so different. Learn more on my website

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Available for tours all year round

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