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  • Why cycle?

    Travelling by bike allows you to take a gentle pace and see more. Edinburgh has an extensive network of cycling tracks so you can visit most of the city and its surrounds without traffic.

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  • Guided cycle tours

    We offer four different guided tours. Try our city centre tour, family-friendly short tour or a half-day guided tour; if you have a bit longer try a full-day guided tour.

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  • Private cycle tours

    Explore Edinburgh on a tour tailored to you. We offer private tours, and off the beaten track routes, for groups from 1 to 20.

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  • Book your tour now!

    Book now to guarantee a space on one of our group guided cycling tours in and around Edinburgh. Or, if you prefer, ask about a private tour.

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Our tours

The tours below are also available as Private Tours. See our FAQ on Private Tours for more details.

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City Centre, New Town, Old Town, Holyrood Park, Portobello

City Centre, Holyrood Park, Portobello Guided Tour

Our most popular cycle tour (3 hours, 18km) includes quiet cycling along the Water of Leith, a cycle path to Edinburgh New Town, stunning views of the Castle and North Bridge, riding down the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, the Scottish parliament then Arthur's Seat and the cycle track to Portobello, ending with a scenic ride along Edinburgh's coast.
Price: £35

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The Bridges Edinburgh guided cycle tour

Coast and Bridges Guided Cycle Tour

From Leith we follow a beautiful route out of town towards the iconic Forth Road and Forth Railway bridges and picturesque South Queensferry (5 hours, 42km). We pass Lauriston Castle, an Edwardian stately home, cycle along the seaside promenade past Dalmeny House, a gothic mansion. We stop for a break and to enjoy stunning views of the Forth Road Bridge at historic South Queensferry.
Price: £45

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Discover Edinburgh - City Centre Tour

Discover Edinburgh - City Centre Tour

A two and a half hour tour (12 km) through historic Edinburgh. This is a shorter version of our popular City Centre, Holyrood Park, Portobello Tour. We cycle through the heart of the city with dramatic views across the skyline: gentle cycling along cobbled streets and leafy parks with frequent stops to hear about Edinburgh's history, culture and people.
Price: £35

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Cycling Edinburgh active guided cycle tours

Family Tour - suitable for kids

A short (2 hour, 13 km) guided cycle ride suitable for families with children. We start in Leith and follow cycle tracks through the leafy parks, past the Botanic garden and into Inverleith Park.
Price: £30

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Leith and Inverleith tour
The bikes take a rest in Portobello while we have a bowl of soup before the easy return to Leith
Portobello beach, on our city half day tour
Kathy, Edinburgh Bike Tours guide
Not a bad view for a city centre bike ride!

Last bit of ascent through a traffic free Holyrood park (Sunday), before an easy whiz along the bike paths to Portobello

View of the bridges on the Coast and Bridges Tour

This is by far the best way to approach, and view the Bridges - stunning (and it's not far from here to coffee and cake!!)

Happy cyclists under the Forth Rail Bridge, opened in 1890.
Time for a coffee break!

A lovely bunch of people arrive in Portobello, on our classic tour, in time for coffee & cake.

Rachel, an Edinburgh Bike Tours guide.
Explore Edinburgh by bike with us
Out and about...

Amazing how many new sides of Edinburgh there are to see by bike - these little beaches are my favourite discovery!

Family fun on the Leith and Inverleith Guided Cycle Tour

Shout if you're having fun!

Craigmillar castle, easily reached by bike
On our Leith and Inverleith Guided Cycle Tour

Our first family trip was a great success and lots of fun. When asked, "what was the best bit?" Olly (6) replied "ALL OF IT!"

At Portobello beach, Dutch group braving winter temperatures.
Edinburgh's famous Princes Street, on our City Tour
City cycle tour, Edinburgh
Dalmeny Estate