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Guide to the Pentland Way


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Bob Paterson & Andrew Marsden
Date Published
Number of Pages
£10.00 (+ p&p)
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The purposes of the Friends of the Pentlands as a charity are:

  • To protect and enhance the natural beauty and upland character of the Pentland Hills, its waters and surrounding countryside. Declaring that “the Pentlands” shall mean the Pentland Hills and surrounding countryside.

  • To protect and enhance the natural and cultural heritage and features of public amenity within this area.

  • To encourage respect for the quality of life of those who live and work within this area.

  • To carry out environmental projects that enhance public access and biodiversity.

  • To encourage high standards of design in all work undertaken within this area.

  • To provide an annual programme of activities to foster the enjoyment of healthy exercise, an appreciation of the environment and social and cultural history.

  • To promote the forming of appropriate planning policies, compatible with these purposes, through the considered long term development plan process and their effective and consistent implementation.

  • To stimulate public interest in these purposes by means of publications, meetings, exhibitions, appeals and other forms of publicity.

  • To cooperate with other bodies to promote the foregoing purposes.


Publisher's Information 2023

Published by the Friends of the Pentlands, this is the definitive walking guide to the 20 mile Pentland Way along the Pentland Hills. It is the second edition of a guide by Bob Paterson, first subtitled “A Walk with History”. It contains visitor information, historical narrative and descriptions of natural history, geology and features of interest.

Paths Covered by this Publication:

32 km / 20 miles

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