Edinburgh: Cycle Tour to the Coast

Activity provider: A wee pedal

Edinburgh: Cycle Tour to the Coast

Activity provider: A wee pedal

From US$ 65.67 per person

Explore ancient Edinburgh to the coast. Marvel at the extinct volcano, Arthur's Seat and relax by the coast at Portobello beach with a refreshment on this exciting day of discovery.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 9 participants


  • Visit the famous landmark of Holyrood Park
  • Witness the oldest pub ever built in Scotland
  • Ride through the Innocent Railway Tunnel
  • Enjoy beautiful panoramic scenery
Full description
Start your day of exercise and fun by meeting your group and guide at Bridgend Farmhouse, 10 minutes car/uber from The Royal Mile. After a short meet and greet with your guide, set-off along cycle paths into Holyrood Park. Whilst in Holyrood Parks, you will get the chance to stop for some photos with the stunning backdrop of Arthur's Seat, the extinct volcano. Continue on your journey via a long sweeping downhill ride that will take you to Duddingston Village, home of the oldest surviving pub in Scotland, The Sheep's Heid Inn, built in 1360. A short ride on the road will take you to the John Muir Way, to Portobello Beach where you shall stop for a refreshment. The return journey takes you on a slightly different route to the Innocent Railway Tunnel built in 1831, the oldest in UK and underneath part of Arthur's Seat.
  • Bikes & helmets
  • Guide
  • Free parking
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People who can't ride a bike
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Rain gear
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • High-heeled shoes
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  You must be able to cycle 12 miles in total. The ride there will be 6 miles before stopping for refreshments. The tour will be returning via a different route that last 6-miles
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 8 reviews

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Wonderful tour! I was the only one taking part that day and it almost felt like a private tour as we had a lovely chat with the tour guide riding around the scenic areas of Edinburgh. My bike was easy to ride and even though I'm not very fit, the tour wasn't challenging. I would recommend this tour to anyone who would like to have a fun activity and wants to go off the beaten path a bit.

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September 4, 2021

It was a lovely, leisurely ride to the beach and it was good to be taken to a part of Edinburgh we hadn’t seen. Would highly recommend it for any level of cyclist. The bikes were easy to ride and the distance and effort required suitable for all levels. We went as a group of 4. The guide was patient and super friendly.

July 26, 2021

Easy to get to great on site parking. Bikes were excellent quality and well maintained. Leanne we very friendly and interested in our small group, happy to ride at our pace and make recommendations for nice local treats at a quaint cafe near the beach. The kids rated this as number one experience of the weeks holiday in Edinburgh, I kid you not! We will defo be back! Thanks Leanne for a great day

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July 23, 2021

Product ID: 307188