City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland


Canal Cycle Ride

Cycling is a great way to keep fit and what better way to get started than a Canal Cycle Ride on traffic free paths! Challenge yourself to cycle 25 or even 50 miles!

Spokes Holyrood Hustings


Edinburgh bicycle advocacy group, Spokes, is turning its Spring Public Meeting into a hustings for the Scottish Parliamentry Election on 5th May, specifically on cycling and transport related issues.

Danny MacAskill Special Screening

Following on from his 2010 hit, Way Back Home, Danny will be treating his fans to a whole evening of exclusive videos and interviews in Edinburgh on the evening of February 20, 2011.

Mountain Bike Areas Planned For Local Parks

Craigmillar Castle Park

Three areas of Edinburgh have been suggested as possible areas for mountain biking in new reports. Local community groups working in the areas commissioned the reports with the help of the City of Edinburgh Council Countryside Ranger Service and funding from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

Potholes Targeted By Council

Work began today on fixing the huge number of potholes across Edinburgh that have appeared during the recent bout of freezing conditions. City infrastructure has been ravaged by the most severe winter weather since the 1960’s. Ice has formed and expanded in the tarmac, opening up cracks and craters across Edinburgh's roads, pavements and cycleways.

25,000th Bike Rolls Into Bike Station

Six years after its launch, Edinburgh bicycle recycling depot the Bike Station has taken in its 25,000th bike. The bike was a Fifties, British-built, ladies bike, still in very good condition, although made of a heavy steel frame.

Travel Delays as Edinburgh Whitens For Christmas

The weekend snowfalls, plummeting sub-zero temperatures, and freezing fog are continuing to make travel trickier this morning.

Danny MacAskill Tricks His Way From Edinburgh to Skye

Danny MacAskill, the stunt cyclist who became an overnight YouTube sensation in April last year with Inspired Cycles, is back at his old tricks.

Prince Charles Rolls Into Edinburgh Waverley In Biofuel Train

Prince Charles launched his START initiative tour, aimed at encouraging people to lead more sustainable lives, in Scotland yesterday.

Pedal For Scotland: Scotland's biggest bike ride

Pedal For Scotland

Scotland's biggest bike ride from Glasgow to Edinburgh. Edinburgh riders can get the bus from Craighall Road adjacent to the western side of Victoria Park (where the ride finishes) in the early morning through to Glasgow (book ahead). The ride itself starts by the Winter Gardens at Glasgow Green between 8am and 10am and ends at Victoria Park, Edinburgh (which has a feeding station).