Crafty Green Boyfriend works very near Corstorphine Hill and walks round the hill almost every lunchtime. I join him sometimes on Fridays and we always take the same route round the hill (see yesterday's blogpost). There are however a lot of other paths that are further from his workplace so today we set out to explore some of those. We started at the most beautiful bus stop in Edinburgh
Inside the Corstorphine Hill Nature Reserve, the council has mowed paths across the grass, leaving the buttercup meadows mostly to thrive
One of the things that is so wonderful about Corstorphine HIll is the variety of habitats on the hill, including this wonderful rock formation
Edinburgh Natural History Society Facebook group may be a Ichneumon xanthorius, but is certainly impressive whatever species it is!