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
We are delighted to announce that the Meadowspot Path – closed since the landslip in August 2020 – has officially re-opened!
Spotted by: David Merrick Where: N side path against wall just W of entry to Meadowspot Park When: 25th May 2020
Swans have nested on Craiglockhart Pond for more than 100 years. Our swans have chosen the same nesting location as last year – great for viewing but a bit vulnerable to predators. It has not been possible to rebuild the old nesting site against the wall of the Lockharton Avenue houses. Brighid, the female or […]
On Thursday 3 November 2011 the new flag was raised at a small ceremony in the woods. The sun shone on us and everyone looked happy and enjoyed the opportunity to meet and socialise with their neighbours from the community. This year 34 Green Flags were awarded to green spaces in Scotland with Edinburgh gaining […]
September/October Bat boxes were checked this month by one of our Countryside Rangers (CR) who has a bat licence, there was no evidence of bats using them although bats can be seen around the pond at dusk and just after the sun has set. Some of the bat boxes have been nailed down which makes […]
There is a woodlands and Nature Trail clean up event on Sunday 12th June which gives everyone a chance to help collect litter from the woods area. Gloves, bags and litter pickers will be provided. Please meet at the gate by the pond on Lockharton Crescent at 10.00am. We expect to finish before noon. All help is […]