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Edinburgh Sky to Sea Bike Tour by Manual or E-Bike provided by The Tartan Bicycle Company

Edinburgh Sky to Sea Bike Tour by Manual or E-Bike

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20/07/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Edinburgh Sky to Sea Bike Tour by Manual or E-Bike
Face masks and hand sanitising required when travelling in our company vehicles.
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Updated 20/07/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by Union Canal
    Pass by The Meadows
    Pass by Holyrood Park
    Pass by Arthur's Seat
    Pass by Innocent Railway Tunnel
    Pass by Portobello Beach
    Pass by Leith
    Pass by New Town
Important Information
3h 50m
  • Choice of manual or e-bike
  • Hotel pick up
  • Guide
  • Helmet, gloves and rain jacket
  • Water
  • Bottled water
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years
  • Minimum age is 12 years for manual bike and 16 years for e-bike
  • Wear comfortable casual/leisure clothing and footwear. Dress appropriately according to weather conditions
  • Physical activity featuring two short/medium climbs uphill which can walked if necessary. Pedal assist bikes available to help uphill and for a more relaxed experience. Recommended for leisure cyclists with moderate fitness.
  • Subject to weather conditions. If canceled due to inclement weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • All cyclists heights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Participants must be comfortable riding a bicycle
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alison F wrote a review 24 Sep
Sampford Peverell, United Kingdom12 contributions
Thanks to Johann for a superb ride today, he was knowledgeable and passionate about his city and cycling. The bikes were superb and well maintained. We had the E Bikes and it made this approx 3 hour ride seem like a breeze, we highly recommend it even for the 'not so fit'
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KenThis wrote a review 22 Sep
Woking, United Kingdom35 contributions18 helpful votes
We did the Edinburgh "Sky to Sea" E-bike tour today. It was a great day out and we visited many parts of Edinburgh that I had never actually seen before, despite spending my university years here, winding through miles and miles of cycle paths led by our superb tour guide
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Lynn M wrote a review 22 Sep
1 contribution
Everything about this tour was perfect. Picked up punctually from our hotel and taken to the start area for the tour. Johann was the perfect guide and his love and knowledge of cycling was clear to see. We visited parts of Edinburgh we had never seen and would never have found
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Date of experience: September 2020
Stephen and Alison wrote a review 21 Sep
1 contribution
We had a most enjoyable tour , starting in Portobello as our rendezvous point with Johann- then we followed our leader along cycle paths and brief linkups on side roads for 31 km. The E bikes made it all very simple and the ‘turbo charged’ ascent of Arthur’s seat was a
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Anthony B wrote a review 03 Sep
Oxford, United Kingdom12 contributions5 helpful votes
I had a solo tour with Johann and though I hadn't ridden a bike for over 20 years The pace of the tour really helped me to experience an excellent morning of cycling. Though I have been visiting Edinburgh for most of my life Johann had taken me to areas of Edinburgh and Leith
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Date of experience: August 2020
About the operator

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By: The Tartan Bicycle Company
Alex W
Excellent Bike Servicing
Needed my bike serviced before a 700km round trip round Scotland. Johann was fantastic - very knowledgeable, great
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I hired a hybrid for a ride down to Rosslyn Chapel and round the North Esk Loop and then onto the national Cycle Pa
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Rebecca L
Great Family Day Out
We booked a private bike ride in and around Edinburgh, Johann was recommended through our hotel. Super easy to boo
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Wonderful service would highly recommend
My boyfriend and I hired two trekking bikes from Tartan Bicycle company and had a brilliant day cycling in the pent
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Glasgow to Edinburgh via canal
We used tartan bicycle for transport and bike hire for a great 3 day cycle that took us from Glasgow to Edinburgh f
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Bike hire and transport over to Glasgow, canal cycle back to Edinburgh
Johann was fantastic and made the whole trip seamlessly simple, communication from start to finish was great and no
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Wonderful, scenic and relaxing bike tour with Johann from Tartan Bicycle Company
My 12 year old son and I had a wonderful 3.5 hours of biking with Johann as our guide on the Auld Reekie tour, whic
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Bike Hire
I hired a bike from The Tartan Bicycle Company for a recent trip around Scotland and I couldn't have been happier w
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Amazing service that made our trip unforgettable!
We had 2 days to see the sights of Edinburgh and so bicycle hire felt like it might be a fun way to do it. It turne
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Great way to hire bikes
Johann started offering bike hire during lockdown to diversify his business. We rented an e-bike from him for the d
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Great service, great adventure!
About 6 years ago me and my pal landed in Edinburgh during the annual Jazzfestival. We had a vague plan to bike and
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Jane S
Half Term Lockdown Escape!
Johann was fabulous and enabled us to escape for the day on a bike tour around Edinburgh over half term. He brough
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Self-guided Edinburgh trip
We took out three bicycles from Johann and took them for a trip around a few Historic sites in Eastlothian. The bik
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Very good experience with the Tartan Bicycle Company
The manager (i don't remember his name) was very nice and professionnal. He helped me and my family to set up corr
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We had such a wonderful time on the tour. We saw many sights we wouldn't have been able to find on our own and got
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h 50m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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