Scottish
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One and two day tours 

​This section describes one and two day rides.  Ideal if you want to start touring, are new to cycling or simply want a tour in a new area.  These tours are available every day of the year.

Innocent tunnel and Rosslyn

£40

Distance:32 miles. 
Suitable for novice  to experienced cyclists.
Hybrid or tourer.

Tour begins outside the Scottish Parliamant building.  Nearest railway station Edinburgh Waverley.  The tour heads for the Innocent Tunnel and Dalkeith.
We then head to Rosslyn Chapel, entry included.
Tour finishes near Haymarket station.
Nearest railway station is Edinburgh Haymarket

Bridging the Centuries

£40

Distance:40 miles.
Suitable for novice to experienced cyclsts.
Mountain bike.

Tour begins outside the Scottish Parliamant building.  Nearest railway station Edinburgh Waverley.  The tour heads down to the shores of the Forth and along Cramond sea front and through Dalmeny estate.  We then cross the Forth Road Bridge with views of all 3 bridges spanning the Forth and head along the Fife Coastal Path.  Tour finishes on Kirkcaldy Promenade.  Nearest railway station is Kirkcaldy.


Horses and boatlift tour

£40

Distance:35 miles.
Suitable for novice to experienced cyclists.
Mountain bike, hybrid or tourer.

The ride begins at Falkirk High and visits the Kelpies and Falkirk Wheel. 
We then join the Union Canal and follow the canal Path into Edinburgh.Tour finishes near Haymarket station.
Nearest station Edinburgh Haymarket.

Four Abbeys Borders

From £55

Distance:65 miles.
Suitable for intermediate to experienced cyclists.
Road bike or tourer.

Travel to Galashiels on Borders railway.  Travel this circular route visiting the four abbeys.  This route can be done over 1 or 2 days giving more time for sightseeing and reducing the level to Novice.

Five Ferries

From £75

Distance:100 miles.
Suitable for intermediate to experienced cyclists.
Road bike.

A circular route from Ardrossan harbour.  This is a classic route and can be done over 1 or 2 days.  Time pressures exist for the one day option but you will have a true sense of acheivement completing this route in one day.  You will bike on the Islands of Arran and Bute and the Kintyre and Cowal peninsulas.  Price includes all ferry fares. 
Mainline station Ardrossan Harbour.

Waterways of Edinburgh

£30

Distance 10 miles.
Suitable for novice to experienced cyclists.
Mountain bike or hybrid.

The ride starts at Haymarket station.  You will travel up the Union Canal and then join the Water of Leith finishing in Leith.

City tours in Edinburgh

Waterways across Scotland

From £75

Distance TBC.
Suitable for novice to experienced cyclists.
Mountain bike or hybrid.

An ideal way to see the city.  Group or individuals catered for.  Let me pick the route with some help from you.  You can go on a themed ride e.g. 7 hills of Edinburgh or simply explore the miles of cycle path the city has to offer.   Tours begin at one of Edinburgh's mainline stations or at The Scottish Parliament.   Price on booking.
Distance:75 miles.
Suitable for novice to experienced cyclists.
Hybrid bike.

This route is between Bowling and Leith and can be done in any direction.  Fitter cyclists would manage this route in one long day.  Best tackled over two easy days with an overnight stay in Falkirk this is a fairly flat non taxing Coast to Coast route. 
Mainline station Bowling.