Edinburgh: 20-Mile Cycling Loop Tour

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Start right in the heart of Craigmillar Castle grounds, cycle on Union canal paths, and stop at Dean Village, Leith, and Portobello. Complete a full circle of 20 miles around Edinburgh city.


  • Cycle on the Victorian Union Canal network, which links Edinburgh to Glasgow
  • Explore the famous and beautiful Dean Village
  • Stop at Leith Harbour town
  • Stand in awe within Holyrood Park, where the extinct volcano Arthur's Seat sits
  • Enjoy a refreshment at Portobello Beach


Your meeting for this experience will be at the Bridgend Farmhouse, 15 minutes by car from The Royal Mile. From there, you'll start your ride out towards the Union Canal. You soon drop down to the Water of Leith and onto Dean Village. From there, continue your route to the Port of Leith for refreshments. Portobello Beach is a long promenade with an uninterrupted cycle path. Later, you complete your circle by going through the Innocent Tunnel and back to the Meadows. This is a 20-mile round-trip, throughout which you are invited to take it slow to ensure you have enough time to take photos and observe your surroundings.


Manual Bike with gears Helmet Guide Photos If you think you'd like an E-bike, please let me know at time of booking by email (info@aweepedal.com) and bring £20 per E-bike on the day to hire the E-Bike.

Important Information

  • The tour will be between 4 and 4.5 hours All riders must be able to ride a bike safely
  • There are some short inclines throughout the tour, but our routes are planned carefully to avoid 'big hill's - there's nothing too taxing on this tour.
  • All bikes have gears and you will go through how to use them to your advantage before you set off Please contact me if you'd like to hire an e-bike at £20pp (info@aweepedal.com)

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