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Edinburgh City

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company


  • Locations

    Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

  • Activities

    Bike Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    $46 USD per person
  • Duration

    3.5 hours

  • Avg Distance

    9 miles

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Saturdays. Summer 13:30. Winter 12:00

  • Starting Location

    Leith Cycle co, 276 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5BXh

  • Price Includes

    Cycle hire, helmet, and your guide.

  • Notes

    Edinburgh is a hilly city, but this is a fairly gentle ride. We can walk up the few steeper slopes.


  • See some of the bits that the coach trips don't reach, and hear some of fascinating tales of folks from Edinburgh's history.
  • Magnificent views. Usually this tour includes either the Castle Esplanade or Calton Hill.
  • Nature. Sometimes this tour can include a stretch along The water of Leith - a silver thread in a ribbon of green.
  • Architecture. We will see some of Edinburgh's most beautiful buildings.


Trip Info

Cycle through parts of both The Old and New Towns, and enjoy great views from Calton Hill where you can see the pattern of the city. We may also fit in a glimpse of The Water of Leith and St Bernard’s well. Overall, this is a 9 mile tour taking in some of Edinburgh’s Old and New towns, along with some of its history and historical anecdotes and legends.

Your adventure awaits!


Storybikes tours are led by Andy Hunter, an enthusiastic storyteller. Edinburgh tours started in 2008. You can also choose a week long holiday tour. Hearing some of the stories and history helps you be more connected with the surrounding city or landscape.

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