A Well Attended Fungi Walk

Thanks to everyone who attended another fantastic Fungi Walk and, in doing so, helped to support the work FECH does to keep the LNR beautiful and healthy! Thanks too to the wonderful Stephan Helfer, without whom this event wouldn’t be possible.  A short video of the event can be viewed here. We hope to run […]

Happy Valley Garden Consultation

Please let us know what you think of our plans for the Curling Rink area at the Craiglockhart Terrace entrance. We have obtained funding from the National Lottery to improve this area. To have a read of the proposal click the link below. EASTER CRAIGLOCKHART HILL LOCAL NATURE RESERVE

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Call for Poetry Submissions

The Friends of Easter Craiglockhart Hill are inviting submissions for a small anthology of poems inspired by the hill and surrounding areas, edited by Rachel Plummer. Poems may be about the area’s history, its natural features, your personal relationship with the Craiglockhart hills, or any topic that you feel engages with the area. Submissions are […]

Swan Watch 2021

Our resident nesting pair, Brighid and Siegfried, have built their nest in the same spot as last year. This is their 6th year of nesting at Craiglockhart Pond. Eggs have been spotted on the nest from the 24th March. For the next seven to eight weeks, Brighid will rarely leave the nest apart from occasionally […]

Important information regarding the Meadowspot Path landslip

The Meadowspot path connects the Morningside and the Craiglockhart sides of the hill. It has been closed now for 16 months following a serious landslip and the discovery of asbestos contamination. For several months, engineering consultants from the Council and Qmile, the Craighouse developers, have been trying to reach agreement on what needs to be […]

2020 Annual Report and a Letter to our Members

  Dear Member, In normal times, our AGMs are friendly gatherings of the people who care about Easter Craiglockhart Hill. But these are not normal times and Covid makes a conventional AGM impossible. Instead, we are sending you an Annual Report and Accounts. Please click on the link below to see them. If you have comments or […]

Swan Watch 2020

Brighid and Siegfried proudly welcomed nine cygnets into the world week. The cygnets were born on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th May. The nest by the causeway has already been abandoned, and taken over by an opportunistic family of ducks! The swan family can now be found sleeping on the grass at the top of […]