A Walk in the Footsteps of John Hope
Hidden Stories of the Meadows
2.00 – 4.00pm Saturday 12 August 2017
Once the site of the Borough Loch, the Borough Muir has witnessed important events in the history of Scotland. Garden Historian Christopher Dingwall and Marilyn Brown, author of Scotland’s Lost Gardens, will lead a walk and describe the changes which have occurred in its layout as The Meadows over several hundred years, and will also explain its role in the social life of Edinburgh.
Venue: Meet at 2.00pm at the east end of The Meadows by the entrance to East Meadows Play Park on Melville Drive EH9 9EX. Lothian buses: 24, 41, 42, 67
Tickets: £5.00 on the day or pay on line through BACS sort code 30-25-81, SGLH account 11313660, reference ‘Meadows’.