Welcome to Visit South Gyle Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in South Gyle

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

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South Gyle (pronounced /ɡaɪl/) is an area of Edinburgh, Scotland, lying on the western edge of the city. Most of the buildings in the area are of recent origin, dating from the later 1980s, 1990s and early 21st century. The Royal Bank of Scotland and sportscotland are all based in this district. When you visit South Gyle, Walkfo brings South Gyle places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


South Gyle Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about South Gyle

Visit South Gyle – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 77 audio plaques & South Gyle places for you to explore in the South Gyle area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best South Gyle places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

South Gyle etymology

“Gyle”, which is pronounced with a hard “g”, is of uncertain etymology. It has been suggested that it comes from an old Gaelic word “goill” meaning a “bog”, which would make sense given the former Gogar Loch in the area.

Why visit South Gyle with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit South Gyle PlacesYou can visit South Gyle places with Walkfo South Gyle to hear history at South Gyle’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo South Gyle has 77 places to visit in our interactive South Gyle 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 South Gyle, 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 South Gyle places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to South Gyle & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 77 audio facts unique to South Gyle places in an interactive South Gyle map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit South Gyle Places Map
77 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  South Gyle historic spots

  South Gyle tourist destinations

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


Best South Gyle places to visit

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

South Gyle photo Barnton, Edinburgh
Barnton (Scottish Gaelic: Baile an t-Sabhail) is a suburb of Edinburgh, Scotland, in the north-west of the city. Part of the area was traditionally known as “Cramond Muir” in reference to Cramond to the north.
South Gyle photo Corstorphine
Corstorphine is a village and parish to the west of Edinburgh, now considered a suburb of that city. The actual “High Street” itself is no longer the main street, an anomaly shared with central Edinburgh. Famous residents include Olympic cyclist Sir Chris Hoy, Bible translator Alexander Thomson and Scottish Renaissance author Helen Cruickshank.
South Gyle photo Saughton Park
Saughton Park is a public park in Edinburgh, Scotland. It includes formal gardens, specimen trees, exotic plant greenhouses, playing fields, an athletics track and a skateboard park. The skatepark was constructed in 2010 and is the largest in Scotland.


Visit South Gyle plaques

South Gyle Plaques 18
South Gyle has 18 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo South Gyle 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 South Gyle using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each South Gyle plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.