One of our favourite summer walks is to go along the River Almond towards the airport. Yesterday was very hot and promised to be an ideal day for this walk, which offers a nice mix of shady woodland and sunnier areas where butterflies and other insects like to bask.
The walk starts in shady woodland
We did see this beautiful peacock butterfly though
It's a lovely walk to escape the heat and crowds of Festival City Edinburgh.
Thanks Crafty Green Boyfriend for the photos of the insects, swans and fish.