August 24th to September 1st, 2024

Group walks 2023


QMU to Portobello

Musselburgh / Portobello

Date : Friday September 1st

Time : 11 am

Meet : Queen Margaret University

With : QMU Wellness Walks

Join us for a leisurely walk of 8 km / 5 miles from Queen Margaret University to Portobello Beach
We will begin in University Square at QMU and make our way through Newhailes Estate to Portobello Beach. We will then continue up Brunstane Road and back to campus.

The route is along shared use path and dirt tracks, so can get muddy in places. It is a step-free route but there are sections of uneven surface.  

Moderate level of fitness required but we will be going at a social pace.

Total walk distance is 8 km / 5 miles.

Meet and end at Maggies Cafe, University Square.

Start 11 am and end 1.30 pm.

What to bring

Please bring comfortable shoes, weather appropriate clothing and a water bottle/reusable cup.

There will be the chance to stop for coffee and cake in Newhailes Estate and at the end of the walk at Maggies Cafe.


Tickets can be booked from August 1st, 2023 via Eventbrite.

Wildlower garden and the house at Newhailes