CIRCULAR WALK: START & FINISH AT BRUNTON THEATRE, MUSSELBURGH

Musselburgh – Prestongrange - Musselburgh. (Approx. 5 miles)

2-3 Hours walking plus refreshment stop

This is a repeat of the walk of Wed. 9 April. If you missed it, or want to do it again come along.

Dogs Welcome, bring your owner along!

Meet-up point: Front of Brunton Theatre/Hall, High St. Musselburgh. The bus stop from town is next to the theatre (services to this stop from town: Lothian 26, 30, 44. First Bus 106, 113, 129). Ample street parking near Brunton Theatre.

We walk behind the theatre to the footbridge over the River Esk, turning left and following the river to its outflow at the Forth. We follow the footpath by the sea wall behind the racecourse and ash pits as far as Prestongrange Bowling Club at the start of Prestonpans. From there we turn back and walk the few hundred yards to the café at Prestongrange Museum (there is an outside seating area suitable if bringing a dog). Those wishing to end the walk here can take the service 26 bus back through Musselburgh, Portobello and into Edinburgh (bus stops at the museum). After refreshments at the museum, we continue walking through Levenhall Leisure Park and Musselburgh Racecourse back to the footbridge over the Esk and back to Brunton Theatre.

Boots advisable as most of the path has a loose stone surface with a few potholes.
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  • Pam

    Sorry I could not reply yesterday as I am only on email at work. Decided to not take a chance with the transport incase of long delays. Hope to see everyone soon Pam

    May 26

  • Carol K.

    Good walk, great company, loads of laughs, welcome coffee break at Prestongrange museum and surprise surprise... the rain completely missed us :-)
    Thanks Brian for arranging yet another goodie.

    May 25

  • Joan S.

    Thoroughly enjoyable walk . Good company and nice to have a break for coffee. Thanks Brian!

    May 25

  • Brenda

    Lovely walk and some interesting conversations! Good laugh and nice company. thanks Brian.

    May 25

  • Susan W.

    Good fun and much better weather than expected. However, I got to Musselburgh in 20 mins and got home from Musselburgh in about 2 hours!! Next year, during the Edinburgh Marathon I'll be staying at home!!

    May 25

  • Mary B

    Excellent company and interesting walk - with lots of humour :)

    May 25

  • Mel

    Hi Brian, sorry I wont be able to manage today but thank you for organising and hope you have a lovely walk.

    May 25

  • Lesley

    Hi Brian, sorry I've just checked the marathon restrictions, road closures etc and have decided it's going to be too difficult to come tomorrow - hope you enjoy your walk and look forward to a catch up with you another time soon.

    May 24

  • Paul

    Sorry I can't make tomorrow after all - best regards.

    May 24

  • Hilary F.

    Too awkward for me I'm afraid Brian, but hope to join another walk soon. Hilary

    May 24

  • Helen C.

    Sorry, I'm not able to make it tomorrow after all. I hope this walk comes up again . Have a good day.

    May 24

  • Susan W.

    Thanks for that, Brian - have taken note.

    May 24

  • Lindsay K.

    Was really looking forward to this as my first walk with the group but sadly have to pass due to family commitments. Hope to meet you all soon.

    May 21

  • Louise M.

    Sorry. Not able to go now. Hopefully this walk will come up again. Enjoy!

    May 21

  • Debs & T.

    Sorry Brian. I'm working that weekend. Enjoy your walk!

    May 16

  • Mike

    Going away for that weekend now. See you on lots of others!

    April 22

  • Mirella

    Hoping to get finished at work on time

    April 9

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