Cramond Village

Heading townward via Queensferry and Cramond

Qferry commute

Despite the amazing vista of a blood red sky this morning, heading out from Boness for my city commute there are the first flutterings on snow and a large amount of black ice and frozen ground. Deffo worth a more vigilant cycling eye, but wrap up,…

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Perfect Cramond cycling

Who’d have thought that cycling on a November day by the North Sea could be so perfect? And not just on any old bicycles – plenty of Bike Station bikes in use, including a whole group waiting for the tide to go out before setting off to explore Cr…

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History: WWII on Cramond Island

There are plenty of historical remains on Cramond Island: a medieval jetty, an old farmstead and WWII fortifications, including a gun emplacement and barracks. Sheep were kept here until the 1960s, and in the past there was oyster farming. The cau…

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Red Arrows Wow Crowd

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The Red Arrows display on Friday night was watched by hundreds on the Purple Line between Cramond and Silverknowes. This was the first time the Red Arrows have done a display in Edinburgh for 23 years. The 30 minute spectacle was sponsored by SELE…

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The Cramond Fish

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In April 2009, the Cramond Fish landed on our foreshore. This magnificent work of art was purchased by the local community following a two-year fundraising drive bringing together Cramond Community Council, the Cramond Association and the Cramond …

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Saturday litter-pick at Cramond beach

It’s all-go at Cramond beach this weekend as locals clean the beach for the start of the tourist season. The Marine Conservation Society are holding another Adopt-a-Beach litter pick on Cramond beach tomorrow from 10am til noon, all welcome. Glove…

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