Pentland Hills, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on the Pentland Hills which form a 90sq. km Regional Park situated S.W.of Edinburgh.

There appears no consensus on the origins of the name. One line of thought is that ‘Pent’ may be derived from the Old Norse for Pict, ‘Petr’. Alternatively, ‘pen’ is a P-Celtic term for ‘hill’.

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