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St Margaret's Way

Edinburgh, Fife

98 km / 61 miles
St Margaretís Way starts from the St Mary's Metropolitan cathedral in the centre of Edinburgh and takes you on bike paths and quiet roads to the Forth Road Bridge. Then travel along spectacular scenic coastal tracks and former pilgrim trails through local communities, to the famous ancient town of St Andrews.

There are the separate pilgrimage detours available, St Margaret's Loop, to Dunfermline from North Queensferry, and St Margaret's Elbow, from Earlsferry via Fife Ness to St Andrews.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Average Gradients
Start: NT260743 - St Mary's Cathedral, Leith Walk, Edinburgh View on StreetMap
Finish: NO514167 - St Andrews, Fife View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Way of St Andrews - St Margaret's Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

General Interest Book Pilgrim guide to Scotland  (Saint Andrew Press (an imprint of Norwich Books and Music)  - 2015 )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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98.3 km (61.1 miles)
1,238 m (4,062 ft) ascent
209 m (686 ft)  maximum height

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