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The Tartan Bicycle Company

136 Main Street | Pathhead, Edinburgh EH37 5PX, Scotland
+44 7973 940924
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Sky to Sea Bike Tour

A wonderful bike tour, that started with a van ride to our starting point. Ricardo, our tour guide... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mark B
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Sunrise, Florida
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Fantastic tour - best way to see the area

I did the Big Yin tour on my third day in the city, and it was by far the best tour I’ve done here... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anita T
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The Tartan Bicycle Company have been providing guided and self-guided bike tours around the City of Edinburgh and all over Scotland since 2013. Our aim is to provide a first class cycling and sightseeing experience for cyclists of all abilities. Here's what we believe makes us different form other tour providers - Large fleet of quality e-bikes and manual bicycles - Door to door transportation in our customized vehicle - Small groups - Selection of carefully selected cycle routes with safety a priority - Friendly, experienced and qualified guides - Bike hire - Customized day and multi day private tours.
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“sea tour” (29 reviews)
“bike tour” (45 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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136 Main Street | Pathhead, Edinburgh EH37 5PX, Scotland
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+44 7973 940924
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"sea tour"
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"bike tour"
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"auld reekie tour"
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"big yin"
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"electric bikes"
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"union canal"
in 7 reviews
"road bike"
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"door to door service"
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"enjoyable ride"
in 3 reviews
"starting point"
in 8 reviews
"experience edinburgh"
in 6 reviews
"pentland hills"
in 7 reviews
"great guide"
in 13 reviews
"loch katrine"
in 6 reviews
"falkirk wheel"
in 4 reviews
"explore edinburgh"
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"self guided"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A wonderful bike tour, that started with a van ride to our starting point. Ricardo, our tour guide did a great job of describing where we’re going, what we were seeing, and keeping everybody safe. Our fellow travelers in the small group, were very interesting...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I did the Big Yin tour on my third day in the city, and it was by far the best tour I’ve done here in Edinburgh. And one of the best I’ve done in all my travels. You can tell a lot of heart and...More

Thank Anita T
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The ride was 21 miles nice leisurely pace. The owner was a wonderful guide. I got the electric bicycle and it was perfect. The bikes were new and in good shape with comfortable seats. There were plenty of stops. I would highly recommend this. It...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Johann provides a wonderful bike tour! It’s a great way to get out of the center of the city and see a lot. He sets a comfortable pace, that’s good for maintaining. We went on the Auld Reekie bike tour. It showed of some great...More

Thank Holly O
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Johann J, Owner at The Tartan Bicycle Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review of our Auld Reekie bike tour. It was a pleasure showing you around our Edinburgh. We hope to see you again soon. Many thanks, Johann

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We contacted Johann, the owner, on a Saturday and on Sunday 3 of us biked from the hills outside of town to the city center. Johann was entertaining with lots of stories and his knowledge of the city made it a great way to learn...More

Thank Hank C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family of 4 and did the Sky to Sea bike tour with Yohann. He picked us up promptly from our flat and we headed out. There was another family of 4 we did the tour with so just the 8 of us...More

Thank scubagirl2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so happy that we found Johann! Had a wonderfully relaxing day off-road cycling through the Scottish countryside, taking in the sites, sounds, and food! Door-to-door service couldn't have been more convenient. Johann recommended the perfect ride for our mood and ability level. Pointed...More

Thank NorCal_Val
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had unusually perfect sunny (almost hot!) weather for our Sea to Sky ride along the waterways from Edinburgh to Leith. Ricardo was a brilliant guide and the ride was a beautiful tour through parts of Edinburgh we were unlikely to see but are pleased...More

Thank Jacinta H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an outstanding couple of days . We did the Freedom Tour and Big Yin . We had door to door service and Johann was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. . He was so keen to give us a good time . Thank you Johann for all...More

Thank 19Anne53
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did Bridges ride and then Freedom ride with Johann during our trip to Edinburgh. Johann was responsive to our query, and his bikes, van and tour were everything he advertised. You absolutely have to get out of town and on a bike ( rather...More

Thank Karla964
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joejackso
3 June 2018|
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Response from DougDayberry | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. I did the Bridges Tour. Half day
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Gabriel P
21 May 2018|
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Response from DougDayberry | Reviewed this property |
A quick visit to the website to email Johann will get you al set
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