NT2572 : Cycleway signpost, The Meadows

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Cycleway signpost, The Meadows
Cycleway signpost, The Meadows
The Meadows
The Meadows is a large public park just south of the city centre. Largely consisting of wide open grassland crossed by tree-lined paths. It is bordered by the University of Edinburgh's George Square campus and the old Edinburgh Royal Infirmary complex to the north; and Marchmont to the south. To the south-west it becomes Bruntsfield Links where there is a free, public pitch and putt golf course.
The park is a venue for several events including The Edinburgh half Marathon, The Meadows Festival and The Edinburgh Festival.
For a history of the area see LinkExternal link
National Cycle Network Route 75
National Route 75 of the National Cycle Network connects Leith with Gourock via Edinburgh, Glasgow and the ferry between Gourock and Dunoon. Also known as the Clyde to Forth cycle route
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National Cycle Network Route 1
National Route 1 of the National Cycle Network is a long distance cycle route connecting Dover and the Shetland Islands mainly via the east coast of England and Scotland. The route is all signed and open except between London and Woodbridge (in Suffolk) and between Whitby and Staithes (in Yorkshire).
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Wednesday, 8 June, 2011
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Paths  Park and Public Gardens 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2569 7280 [10m precision]
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