Guided walks, rides and events

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Join a group and cycle somewhere new

Cycling Edinburgh has a great timetable of bike rides.

Paths for All weekly health walks

Within Edinburgh there are currently 14 active projects, running at least 26 regular walking groups.

Be Bright Be Seen

Now that the clocks have changed and the nights are getting darker, make sure you are

  • visible to other people when out cycling or driving 
  • looking out for people who may be more difficult to see.

Paths for Everyone

It's great to see that the off-road paths are so popular. They are a great way to see more of the city, and to explore new areas. To help make the paths more pleasant for everyone, please remember to look out for each other. Find out more about Paths for Everyone.


Sustrans run monthly clean-up days of the paths. Sign up to help keep our paths litter free.

For parents  

Explore a new part of the city or to see more of the lovely scenery on your doorstep.  Join a buggy walk in

  • Meadows
  • Cramond
  • Cameron Toll
  • Fountainbridge
  • Botanic Gardens
  • Hermitage of Braid.

Edinburgh Leisure's Ageing Well 

Sessions take place in venues throughout the city and are led by trained volunteers, who are also older adults. Each week this multi-award winning project helps over 400 older people in Edinburgh stay active and healthy. 

Contact Edinburgh Leisure for details. Read about Ageing Well.

Walking route loop ideas near you

Download the Medal Routes app, which allows you to see nearby routes - perfect for your lunch break or for seeing more near you.

Cycling clubs

Walking and jogging groups

  • Meet Up lists a range of events and activities
  • Jog Scotland have groups for a range of abilities with regular walk, jog or run sessions across the city
  • Ramblers organises group walks for a range of abilities and ages for people based in Edinburgh and the Lothians
  • Park Run is an event organised every Saturday morning at Cramond Promenade and Portobello's Figgate Park. It is a friendly, all-ability 5km/3 mile course which you can walk or jog at your own pace.

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