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The Tartan Bicycle Company
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
136 Main Street | Pathhead, Edinburgh EH37 5PX, Scotland
+44 7973 940924
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was simply the best way to see Edinburgh - and get a bit of exercise at the same time!! Just the right balance of info about the places we saw and keeping moving - we just loved it. Nothing was too much trouble and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tj_morrison
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This was hands down the best part of our trip to Scotland. Johann was prompt - picked us up right on time at our Leith Air B&B and provided us with everything we would need for our bike tour. He was very professional, personable and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JohannJ214, Owner at The Tartan Bicycle Company, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Hey guys, Thank you again for joining me on our Bridges bike tour. It was equally a pleasure to meet and spend the day with you both. We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a kind tripadvisor review. I hope we cross...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

We took two trips - Sky to Sea and Bridges. We took manual bikes for the city and ebikes for Bridges. All their equipment is high quality and in top notch condition. The bike tours were the best thing we did out of our 6...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wander18811857469
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We booked a private 3 hour bike tour around Edinburgh with Ricardo. Truely excellent tour taking in the highlights of Edinburgh, including cycling up Arthur’s Seat, beachfront at Portobello and Leith. Only small percentage of route is on roads and all the rest on cycle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sallyt812
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Johann and Ricardo offer a fantastic service - very knowledgeable, friendly and a historic side of the City you wouldn’t see any other way. I’d recommend doing the tour at the beginning of your stay to familiarise yourself with the city and gain some invaluable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank simeonrandell
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Had a stunning time cycling around Edinburgh with Johann and the group! Best experience of our weekend. Definitely recommended! Including some fun crazy moments off the bike!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AlisonM2944
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

What a great way to experience Edinburgh. Johan was a great guide, knowledable, relaxed and fun while at the same time being an absolute professional. The pace was perfect, the tour interesting and the group dynamic was fantastic. Highly recommended

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lesunite
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This bike tour was amazing! Johanne was an excellent tour guide, very friendly and knowledgeable. It was a different way to experience and see a very nice city. It was a good tour for non-cycling people, pretty leisurely with a few stops. Definitely recommend this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank emnewsome
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I signed up for the freedom tour through the Highlands. Due to road closures on the route, our tour had to be modified. Johann improvised and took us to another location that was further into the Highlands. In route to our destination,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank H1414TClisaw
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Ricardo led a colleague and me on a great bike tour of the city in September 2018. He's a very knowledgeable guide in addition to being a fun lad. If you have a morning or afternoon free it's an excellent way to see the city....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
20 May 2018|
Response from DougDayberry | Reviewed this property |
A quick visit to the website to email Johann will get you al set