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  1. United Kingdom
  2. Scotland
  3. Edinburgh

Edinburgh: 3-Hour Hidden Gems Cycling Tour

Product ID: 354540
Take a 3-hour tour of Edinburgh's sights you won't see from a tourist bus. You will cycle on beautiful hand-made British bikes with plenty of informative and fun stops, before recapping your experience at the pub over a beer or wine.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See the historic Holyrood Park with it's royal connections, you may even see the Queen
  • Head down to Portobello Beach and dip your toes in the sea
  • See the super cool Leith area, recently voted one of the hippest places to live on the planet
Full description
You'll meet at the Smoke Stack on Broughton Street, where you will enjoy a coffee, fill in some paperwork, and mingle. You will be able to choose from a mix of Guvnor, Roadster, and Princess bikes in different sizes. The Princess is a lady's bike and Guvnor/Roadster a gentleman's bike, but it is possible for the bikes to be used for either sex.

From there, cycle towards Holyrood Palace and Arthur's Seat, heading towards the beach of Portobello. You'll soon stop for refreshments (not included in price) and the chance to dip your toes in the North Sea.

Moving on, cycle on to The Historic Shore of Leith and the to the cycle paths back to the city via the Water of Leith. You'll later head back to the Smoke Stack for a post-ride beer or a glass of wine.
  • Bike and helmet
  • Tea/coffee
  • Bottle of water
  • Beer or wine at the end of the trip
What’s Not Included
  • Refreshments at the stop points
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People who can't ride a bike

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please enter the restaurant and let them know that you are there for the bike tour.

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Important information
Know before you go
• If the dates/times don't work for you, bespoke private tours can be arranged for groups of 4 or more, please get in touch if you wish to schedule one
• There are some hills throughout this tour, so you must be at least moderately fit for this experience