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The Meadows

Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 510 7555
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I have been to Edinburgh twice, June 2016 and October 2017, and I absolutely adore the Meadows. I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lexington, Kentucky
Nice park!

Green oasis in the middle of the old town, not to be missed on a sunny day to relax for a moment or... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Pleasantly green park, perfect for jogging, walking and lounging.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
+44 131 510 7555
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been to Edinburgh twice, June 2016 and October 2017, and I absolutely adore the Meadows. I believe it is undervalued. This is a beautiful green space where people lounge on the lawn and have small barbeques right on the grass in nice weather,...More

Thank K P
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Green oasis in the middle of the old town, not to be missed on a sunny day to relax for a moment or have a picnic at lunchtime. Recommended!

1  Thank Travelcooking
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The Meadows are a favourite of mine on New Year’s eve. The park is huge and never seems full. There’s frost on the ground and at this time of year all thought of 3 stroke golf is long forgotten. Now everyone has warm coats, scarves,...More

Thank Thargon
Reviewed 8 December 2017

the meadows is really a beautifully maintained green that never ends. There's also a fun park at one end for kids and a few food trucks lined up on a few sides. It's really a great place to relax, unwind, jog, bike, walk or just...More

Thank Mistymauve1
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

While staying in the old town of Edinburg, during a citytrip, i went for a run at The Meadows. Great and quiet location.

Thank ChrisDessein
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

A great park .. for fun... to relax or to play. Children are playing soccer or cricket Dog's running behind a ball😀 There is also a little coffeeshop for drinks and snacks. Today with the start of the profs (cycling tour) of Brittannië there was...More

Thank wookey57
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Try this little gem of a food truck , vegetarian and vegan delights aplenty here . Open all year found just beside the entrance to George square. Open from 11 to 5 daily it a must go to place to eat

Thank mark g
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were at the King's Theatre between performances and had 45 minutes to have a brief walk. We selected the Meadows and found them delightful They are a real lung for the City and provide a good route from one part of the city to...More

Thank SergeLourie
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Large open park to enjoy breathing and walking .. Circus was open .. Trees walkway and flowers .. Nice break

Thank Hassan H
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful green space to picnic, or journal, or walk, or hear buskers, or just BE. I enjoyed a perfect, sunny afternoon in this park!

Thank Kailey N
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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