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A walk around Edinburgh Park including the Gogar Burn. The river will be found and followed partly from the Tram. At sunset, if the conditions are suitable, starlings gather and may murmurate over the area. At Balgreen Tram stop, by Jenners Building, waxwings have roosted in the trees in recent years.

Those with CEC Concession Cards and Ridacards are able to travel on the tram without charge, for others the cost is £4 for a day ticket - allowing unlimited travel on Lothian Buses in Edinburgh and the tram (not to the airport).

Cards need to be validated before you get on the tram, hold the card against the yellow circle until a green light appears above the screen.

Parking at the Gyle Shopping Centre is restricted to 4 hours. Further parking space is available by office buildings at Edinburgh Park or at Ingliston Park and Ride.

There is a poet's trail and benches to eat lunch outside, however the Gyle Shopping Centre will never be a great distance, and offers warmth and various food/drink outlets.

Please remember that you attend at your own risk. Bring a packed lunch and wear suitable waterproof clothing and footwear. Any field trips may be cancelled or changed; please check the website before attending.

The Basics


Gyle Centre Tram Stop

Start Date: Saturday 26th January 2019 at 11:00
End Date: Saturday 26th January 2019

Total Places: 20
Places Left: 20

Non-Members on Stand-by: 0

Leader: Sarah Adamson


Gyle Centre Tram Stop

Grid Ref: NT177724
Lat/Long: 55.937875, -3.318153
Postal Code: EH12 9DH

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Non-members are welcome to attend this event.
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Final date for registering: 19 January 2019