Author Archives: Greenspace Trust

Brunstane Burn

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There has been an upgrade in the Brunstane Burn path which links in Musselburgh with the Innocent railway. This was funded from the Regional Cycle Network Grant Scheme through Sustrans and SEStran. This route is also part of the John Muir Way. 

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Little France Active Travel Route Feedback

We’re pleased to announce Little France Park has been selected as one of five exemplar green active travel projects worldwide by the Central Scotland Green Network initiative and will form a part of a suite of 5 case studies showcasing best practice from around the world. We’d love to hear from you the citizens that use these routes everyday [...]

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Haymarket active travel hub survey

The City of Edinburgh Council has secured funding from Transport Scotland to explore the potential for an ‘active travel hub’ at the Capital’s Haymarket Station, a major transport interchange at the west end of the city centre.  One of Scotland’s busiest transport hubs, with thousands of people accessing all means of transport, from trains and [...]

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Drylaw skatepark – work underway

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Many years in the making, the proposed skatepark in Easter Drylaw Park, alongside the Telford Path, is finally underway.   The new skatepark is the result of a collaborative project between the Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre, Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and local community organisations, to develop, fund and deliver a new skatepark in Easter Drylaw [...]

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Tackling overgrowth and undergrowth at the Shore

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The glorious early Autumn sunshine was a welcome treat for the group of volunteers from the Scottish Government’s Centre for Housing Market Analysis. A team of 16 people worked along the stretch of path from Coburg Street to the end of the Water of Leith path, clearing overhanging vegetation and litter picking.   Over the summer, [...]

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Here-Now photo exhibition in Rodney Street Tunnel

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Bring a picnic and pop along to King George V Park on the grass next to Rodney St tunnel for live jazz, mural painting, cycle tours, and speakers to celebrate the launch of a unique outdoor exhibition in an old railway tunnel! Hold Me Dear: Four Cities, [Extra]Ordinary Places is co-created exhibition of photographs submitted [...]

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Doors Open Day 2015

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Sunday 27th is day two of the 2015 Edinburgh Doors Open Day – a chance to visit buildings and sites not usually open to the public, or extra events being held at places which are accessible year round. Many are on or near the paths, perfect for visiting as many as possible by bike. Download [...]

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