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Historic run along the Water of Leith

scenic run

Historic run along the Water of Leith

Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English
scenic run

Historic run along the Water of Leith

scenic run

Historic run along the Water of Leith

Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

On this 10k / 6mile (approximate - distance may vary slightly), running tour we will take you out of the main city centre and into the historic district of Leith and the along to The Shore area where the Firth of Forth meets the mouth of the Water of Leith. From here, it's a run along the beautiful Water of Leith Walkway, enjoying the captivating scenery and the calmness of this trail. There will be plenty of stories along the way explaining what life by and on the waterway used to be like, before we reach Dean Village, where you can admire the unique architecture. From here we leave the Walkway and head through the New Town, stopping to take in some of the more well known sights of the city. Once back at the start, it's time to relax and enjoy a drink and chat at a local café where you will also receive your unique Edinburgh Run Tours headband.

Your host

Learn more about Nicole

Nicole

Hi I am Nicole, owner of Edinburgh Run Tours, which I took over so that I could turn my passion of running into my job! I love being able to explore the city with new people and along with my awesome fellow run guide Michael, an OCR Champion, we are ready to take you show you the sights! I am also a certified personal trainer and nutrition coach, as well as having a degree in history, so well placed to help you make the most of your stay in the city. www.edinburghruntours.com

What's included

Food
Snack for during the run. Please let me know any dietary requirements.
Drinks
Hot or cold drink at the end of the run tour at a local café.
Equipment
Edinburgh Run Tours running buff (headband)

Where you'll be

In this 10k run tour we go out of the main city centre, off the tourist trail and into Leith before heading along the Water of Leith Walkway. We may stop along the way at the Botanic Gardens (time and season dependent) , before running through the 'hidden village' of Edinburgh; Dean village. We make our way back through the New Town, taking in some of the historical highlights before finishing with a relaxing drink at a local café.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 14 and up can attend. You need to be comfortable running 10k/6miles

More tips

This run is approximately 10 kilometres / 6 miles and you do need to be able to comfortably run this distance to take part and be fit enough and injury free. We run in all weathers.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Nicole
Historic run along the Water of Leith
New experience
£32/person
New experience
£32/person