Edinburgh River Almond – Cramond Island

The Scottish capital Edinburgh is certainly one of the most exciting cities in the world. If you are interested in exploring historical heritage, cultural events or natural sights this is the place to be. Apart from the city centre it is well worth exploring the little sea side village/borough Cramond. Once you made it to the outskirts you can start by walking towards the sea along the scenic river Almond, see starting location below. In about 30 minutes incl. some steps you will reach the causeway leading onto Cramond Island. Beware of the tide times for Cramond Island before crossing to the island on foot so you don’t get stuck there during high tide. Give yourself an hour minimum for crossing to/from and visiting the island From the island you have a wonderful view of the Firth of Forth and towards Edinburgh Castle.

  • City: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • How to get there: Take the Lothian Bus No. 41 from Queensferry Street (Stop QE) towards Cramond to Templar`s Cramond bus stop then walk down Brae Park Road until you reach the river.
  • Tip: You could also stay on the bus until Cramond Place bus stop, from there it is just a short walk down to the coast. If you did the walk along the river, this is your bus stop to get back to the city centre.
  • Ticket: You can use exact cash or your contactless debit/credit card to tap in when you board the bus Lothian Buses Tickets
  • Transport information: Lothian Buses
  • Location: River Almond
  • Location: Cramond Island

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