The Pentland Hills from Hillend
The area is dominated by the Edinburgh city bypass.
Sport and leisure
- Hillend Ski Centre
- Swanston Golf Course
- Lothianburn Golf Course
The slopes of Hillend is well suited to paragliding and is flyable in northeast and southeast winds, although care needs to be taken when landing in the relatively small landing field.
It is also a very well known camping spot among teenagers in Edinburgh.
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