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Daily Edinburgh cycle tours, bike hire and bespoke wilderness tours in Edinburgh, The West Coast and The Higlands We use only high quality lightweight bicycles, with either 24 or 27 gears. We have a wide range of sizes and types of bicycles...more
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29 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NB, Scotland
Old Town
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 June 2014

I planned this trip from the US communicating with Jane via email over a few months. Always a leap of faith doing something from afar, but all was perfect when we arrived. Got our bikes the day before we started the cycling portion of our...More

2  Thank KELLY1163
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We went here to rent bicycles for a day. The website clearly states that "Bicycle Rental Prices normally range between £15 and £20 per day". we were charged £25 per bike. By pointing the difference out to the guy he just advised us that the...More

4  Thank David P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been on several bike tours around Europe, this was disappointing in comparison. Whilst the route was as advertised - starting in the town and out through Holyrood and beyond - the guide offered sporadic information and the depth of knowledge was questionable. Several questions...More

Thank suem543
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

E bikes all the way!!! Edinburgh is beautiful to walk around but the real way to see it is on an e bike. Peter was a wonderful guide full of information, charm and the secret spots to see. I highly recommend Peter and Cycle Scotland...More

Thank Kimmi M
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve had a very nice day and Peter is a very relaxed guide, who will show you many places in and around the city center which you’ll never find by yourself. We’ve had a very nice day!

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I came to Edinburgh with the intention of renting a good quality road bike for a few days and getting some cycling done around the area. I called Peter and he seemed very nice at first while we were arranging my rental. It was an...More

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I rent 9 bikes from Peter in October 2017, and it was great! He gave us a lot of advice, was very flexible, I recommend!

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We rented 2 bikes from Peter for a 9 day ride of the Hebridean Way. Peter quoted me a price of 150 pounds per week including panniers, helmet and tool kit. When we picked up the bikes he charged us 275 each. When asked he...More

Thank Schultz118
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Had a very Nice tour with Peter! We had a 3 hour long tour and he showed us some really nice places. After that he advised us on what to do next in our trip. Would definately go Again. Thanks Peter! Rein & Andrea

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Peter is dishonest and unreliable. The bikes were in very poor condition, with them you do not feel safe or comfortable. The place where the rent is dirty and unreliable, I am very disappointed with the service received. Next time me and my husband will...More

Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Peter was nice and offers a decent service, but he became impatient when I asked a few questions (about the quality of the bike, etc.). I did the Edinburgh day-tour. It was nice, but a bit slow for my liking. The woman who gave the...More

Thank aeli
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Booked a two hour e-bike tour through Edinburgh. I was lucky enough to be the only person on the tour, so I basically had a private tour with their wonderful guide. We toured various parts on the city including the Royal Mile and Holyrood Park,...More

Thank Ed Q
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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