Directions

From Edinburgh City Centre

  • Drive west along A70 (Lanark Road) until you reach Balerno. Watch out for the sections of the road with a 30mph speed limit!
  • You will see a sign for Balerno. Keep going until you come to a set of traffic lights and turn left (signposted for Balerno Village / Marchbank).
  • You will see Balerno High School on the left hand side. After Balerno High, take the second road on the left (called ‘Bavelaw Green’ but which becomes Mansfield Rd).
  • Go up this this road for almost a mile. The Harmeny School entrance is on the LHS just before the national speed limit signs and opposite the bus terminus.
  •  After a series of speed bumps, take the left hand fork to the Visitor’s Car Park, or if there is no room go back along the way you came, to the main car park, or park outside the school gates on Mansfield Rd.

From Forth Road Bridge

  • Go over the Forth Road Bridge – once you have crossed the bridge stay in the RH lane.
  • Follow signs for Glasgow, Airport, M8, Edinburgh.
  • Continue on to the M9 (road merges on the right) – but only briefly (watch 50mph speed cameras).
  • Take the branch left for M8 Motorway, following signs for Edinburgh M8, City Bypass (A720).
  • Continue to the end of the M8 to the major junction with lights.
  • Follow the signs for Kilmarnock A71 (NB: DON’T go onto the City Bypass).
  • At the top of the slip road there is another major roundabout with lights. Take the third exit for A71 Kilmarnock.
  • At the next roundabout (beside the Park & Ride), take the first exit, for Heriot Watt University / Currie / Balerno / A70 Lanark.
  • At the next roundabout, go straight ahead (signposted for Currie).
  • At a further roundabout, go straight ahead (signposted Currie & Balerno).
  • Follow this road for about another one mile. You will come to some speed bumps and another roundabout, which you should go straight through.
  • Turn right at the T Junction – this is the Lanark Rd (A70). Watch the 30mph speed limit.
  • Go along this road and after about a mile you will see a sign for Balerno. Keep going until you come to a set of traffic lights and turn left (signposted for Balerno village / Marchbank).
  • You will see Balerno High School on the left hand side. After Balerno High, take the second road on the left (called ‘Bavelaw Green’ but which becomes Mansfield Rd).
  • Go up this this road for almost a mile. The Harmeny School entrance is on the LHS just before the national speed limit signs and opposite the bus terminus.
  • After a series of speed bumps, take the left hand fork to the Visitor’s Car Park, or if there is no room go back along the way you came, to the main car park, or park outside the school gates on Mansfield Rd.

From M8 Eastbound

  • Go all the way to the end of the M8 to the major junction with lights.
  • Follow the signs for Kilmarnock A71 (NB: DON’T go onto the City Bypass).
  • At the top of the slip road there is another major roundabout with lights. Take the third exit for A71 Kilmarnock.
  • At the next roundabout (beside the Park & Ride), take the first exit, for Heriot Watt University / Currie / Balerno / A70 Lanark.
  • At the next roundabout, go straight ahead (signposted for Currie).
  • At a further roundabout, go straight ahead (signposted Currie & Balerno).
  • Follow this road for about another one mile. You will come to some speed bumps and another roundabout, which you should go straight through.
  • Turn right at the T Junction – this is the Lanark Rd (A70). Watch the 30mph speed limit.
  • Go along this road and after about a mile you will see a sign for Balerno. Keep going until you come to a set of traffic lights and turn left (signposted for Balerno village / Marchbank).
  • You will see Balerno High School on the left hand side. After Balerno High, take the second road on the left (called ‘Bavelaw Green’ but which becomes Mansfield Rd).
  • Go up this this road for almost a mile. The Harmeny School entrance is on the LHS just before the national speed limit signs and opposite the bus terminus.
  • After a series of speed bumps, take the left hand fork to the Visitor’s Car Park, or if there is no room go back along the way you came, to the main car park, or park outside the school gates on Mansfield Rd.

From Bypass Northbound

  • Head along Bypass
  • At Baberton Junction branch left, then turn right onto Baberton Mains View – B701 (signposted city centre, Lanark).
  • At Clovenstone roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Wester Hailes Road – B701 (Signposted ‘City Centre’).
  • At Gillespie Crossroads / traffic lights, turn right onto the A70 (Signposted ‘Currie Balerno, Lanark). Watch the 30mph speed limit.
  • Go along this road and after about a mile you will see a sign for Balerno. Keep going until you come to a set of traffic lights and turn left (signposted for Balerno village / Marchbank).
  • You will see Balerno High School on the left hand side. After Balerno High, take the second road on the left (called ‘Bavelaw Green’ but which becomes Mansfield Rd).
  • Go up this this road for almost a mile. The Harmeny School entrance is on the LHS just before the national speed limit signs and opposite the bus terminus.
  • After a series of speed bumps, take the left hand fork to the Visitor’s Car Park, or if there is no room go back along the way you came, to the main car park, or park outside the school gates on Mansfield Rd.