Travelling to the Easter Bush Campus on foot

Walking offers a cheap and healthy way to get around. The new Campus developments have significantly improved access and facilities for walkers.

To plan a walking journey, you can use the Walkit.com journey planner. This journey planner will tell you:

  • The best route to walk.
  • Approximately how long the walk will take.
  • The distance of the walk.
  • The approximate number of calories you will burn.

To use the Walkit.com journey planner, all you need to do is enter the name of your origin and destination.

The address of the Easter Bush Campus is:

Bush Farm Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH25 9RG.

If you require more details of your origin or destination at the University, the University's campus maps provide details of all University buildings.

Campus facilities to support walking

New off-road footpath

This path runs alongside Bush Farm Road (the road running directly through the campus) and connects the campus with Seafield Moor Road (A703) and Bush Loan. The path is wide, well surfaced and very well lit.

The path provides an excellent walking connection to the bus stops at Bush Farm Road end. Lothian Buses Service 15 can be accessed at these bus stops.

The Easter Bush Campus Travel Map provides more information.

Showers and lockers

Shower, changing and locker facilities are available in each of the buildings at the Easter Bush Campus. To find out exactly where facilities are located in each building ask at the relevant reception.

Showers
BuildingTotal number of showersNotes
Veterinary teaching building62 male, 2 female, 2 for disabled students and staff
Roslin Building6 3 general, 3 for disabled students and staff
Hospital for Small Animals42 male, 2 female

Lunchtime walks

To support and encourage staff to get more active during their working day, the University is supporting a number of walking groups at various University sites. These walking groups are simply a way of getting out and about at lunchtime and participating in walking as a means of getting healthier and fitter.

These groups aren't competitive and walks are at a comfortable pace. The walks are local to the area and will last 15-25 minutes, leaving plenty of time to have your lunch.

The groups are led by University staff who have an interest in walking and who have been fully trained as a walk leader by the Health and Safety Department.

Easter Bush Campus Travel Map

The Easter Bush Campus travel map shows some walking routes which can be enjoyed as a lunchtime walk. The campus is situated in a beautiful rural area with plenty of walking routes immediately around the campus. Alternatively Roslin Glen is particularly scenic and only 2.5 miles from the campus.

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