About Capital View
A moderately strenuous but relatively short walk over the top of the North Pentlands with excellent views all round. Key points of interest:
- Midlothian Snow Sports Centre
- On a clear day, enjoy views of Edinburgh, the Firth of Forth and the southern Highlands.
- Swanston Village and its thatched cottages
Distance: 5 3/4 miles, approximately 3 1/4 hours to complete
**Map & compass are essential for navigation in poor visibility on the Pentlands**