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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Gilmerton

Visit Gilmerton PlacesVisit Gilmerton places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Gilmerton places to visit. A unique way to experience Gilmerton’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Gilmerton as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Gilmerton is a suburb of Edinburgh, about 4 miles (6.4 km) southeast of the city centre. The toponym “Gilmerton” is derived from a combination of Scottish Gaelic: Gille-Moire and Old English: ton meaning “settlement” or “farmstead” Versions of the name are recorded from the middle of the 12th century. When you visit Gilmerton, Walkfo brings Gilmerton places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Gilmerton Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Gilmerton

Visit Gilmerton – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

Gilmerton photo With 75 audio plaques & Gilmerton places for you to explore in the Gilmerton area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Gilmerton places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Why visit Gilmerton with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Gilmerton PlacesYou can visit Gilmerton places with Walkfo Gilmerton to hear history at Gilmerton’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Gilmerton has 75 places to visit in our interactive Gilmerton map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Gilmerton, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Gilmerton places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Gilmerton & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 75 audio facts unique to Gilmerton places in an interactive Gilmerton map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Gilmerton Places Map
75 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


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Walkfo Gilmerton tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Gilmerton


Best Gilmerton places to visit

Gilmerton has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Gilmerton’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Gilmerton’s information audio spots:

Gilmerton photo Moredun
Moredun is a district in the south-east of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It is east of Liberton, while Craigour is situated just to its north. The estate of Gut-tres or Goodtrees was the family home of James Stewart. It was acquired in 1923 to convert into a convalescent home for ex-servicemen.
Gilmerton photo Melville Castle
Melville Castle is a three-storey Gothic castellated mansion situated less than a mile (2 km) west-south-west of Dalkeith, Midlothian, near the North Esk.
Gilmerton photo Lothian
Lothian is a region of the Scottish Lowlands, lying between the Firth of Forth and the Lammermuir Hills and the Moorfoot Hills. The principal settlement is the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, while other significant towns include Livingston, Linlithgow, Bathgate, Queensferry, Penicuik, Musselburgh, Prestonpans, North Berwick, Dunbar, and Haddington. Historically, it was a province under the Anglian kingdom of Bernicia, the northern part of the later kingdom of Northumbria.
Gilmerton photo Mavisbank House
Mavisbank is a country house outside Loanhead, south of Edinburgh in Midlothian, Scotland. It was designed by William Adam, in collaboration with his client, Sir John Clerk of Penicuik, and was constructed between 1723 and 1727. The house was altered in the 19th century, but suffered decades of neglect in the 20th century. The interiors were gutted by fire in 1973, and the house remains a ruin.
Gilmerton photo Gilmerton
Gilmerton is a suburb of Edinburgh, about 4 miles (6.4 km) southeast of the city centre. The toponym “Gilmerton” is derived from a combination of Scottish Gaelic: Gille-Moire and Old English: ton meaning “settlement” or “farmstead” Versions of the name are recorded from the middle of the 12th century.

Visit Gilmerton plaques

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Gilmerton has 4 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Gilmerton plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Gilmerton using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Gilmerton plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.