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Cramond Town Information




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Cramond - Photo © Richard Webb
Cramond - Photo: Richard Webb CCL

image spacer Dating back to Roman times, this picturesque village of white-washed cottages lies northwest of Edinburgh’s city centre.






Robert Louis Stevenson described it in his novel ‘St Ives’.
 
The River Almond joins the mighty Firth of Forth here and the district is full of history.

 

River Almond - Photo © Dennis Turner
River Almond - Photo: Dennis Turner CCL

Cramond Kirk - Photo © David Medcalf
Cramond Kirk - Photo: David Medcalf CCL

Walkers can make their way across a causeway to Cramond Island, tide willing.







The church stands on the site of a Roman fort built by Antoninus Pius in 142 AD.