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Panoramic Running Tour of Edinburgh
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Panoramic Running Tour of Edinburgh

By Edinburgh Run Tours
Recommended by 100% of travelers
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Ages 20-99
Duration: 60–120 minutes
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Live guide: English
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Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • Saint Andrew Square, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2, UK
    We can generally meet you anywhere in central Edinburgh if you just let us know where suits you best, or we are happy to suggest a location if your accommodation is a little out of town.
Pickup details
  • Please let us know the address of your accommodation or let us know if we can help you choose a central location to meet up. We will meet you there and we will be ready to start running. We are happy to take it at your pace, be it slow and graceful or fast and athletic (world class athletes may need to lower their expectation of speed!).
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    Port pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included ports.
    • Newhaven Harbour, Pier Pl, Newhaven, Edinburgh EH6 4LP, UK
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 69287P1

      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

      • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

      If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 69287P1

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      About the operator
      Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator:
      • Edinburgh Run Tours
        135
        Edinburgh, Scotland
        Joined in July 2014
      • nancyfB9351SJ
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        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        A must!
        Loved it! Marianne was my guide. She was friendly, knowledgeable, and excellent company. The pace was comfortable and I had a nice tour of the city. I would 100% recommend this to anyone.
        Written May 6, 2023
      • MMMelin
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Perfect start to Edinburgh visit
        A friend and I booked a run but weren't quite sure what we would be up for given jet lag and coming off an injury. Catriona was perfect- she was flexible and built a run around our abilities. It was a great way to start the trip- we got a perfect overview of history and the city layout, plus fun recommendations for places to dine and visit during the reminder of our stay. It was also fun to have someone to tell us about the local running scene. We have some races on our bucket list for next time. Thanks, Cat!
        Written May 1, 2023
      • perhugom
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Great run with the local
        The running tour along the river of Leith was super nice. The area is magical, and the tour guide was super nice, likable, friendly and in good shape, so you better be fit. ;-) My first guided running tour, and for sure not my last. Catriona is a very likeable guide.
        Written December 1, 2021
      • Charlotte h
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Can be reccomended
        The running tour along the river of Leith was super nice. The area is just magical, and the tour guide was super nice, likable and friendly. The highlight of our trip for sure
        Written November 19, 2021
      • Will M
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Exploring the Pentlands
        Had my first run with Catriona and Pamela this morning around the Pentlands. I consider myself fairly local but it was great to see bits of this area that I had not seen before, and so close to Edinburgh! Was a fantastically social pace, challenging enough but didn't lose the ability to have a chat. Whether you're a local looking to discover more of the Pentlands or coming to Edinburgh to visit and want a quick hit of the outdoors, I cannot recommend these guys enough. Looking forward to my next one!
        Written July 4, 2020
      • AStaaij
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Wonderful run!
        Just days before my visit to Edinburgh I stumbled upon the website of Edinburgh Run Tours. Got a very quick reply and suggestions for a run. Catriona was my run buddy. It was ridiculously windy at the time of our run!! 🙈 Instead of her planned trail to Arthur's Seat, Catriona came up with a wonderful 6k run run along Edinburgh's major highlights. Historical and architectural, nature and wonderful views. Loved that she made it MY run. Absolutely adjusted to my pace and interests. Fun facts all the way 😉 I could've never come up with this route myself. Best money spent this holiday! Thanks for a lovely memory Catriona, and the running buff... I'll wear it with a grateful smile X
        Written December 13, 2019
      • dwj2016
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Views worth the effort
        The run was really enjoyable from start to finish. My guide was friendly and knew the city inside out so I could just run and enjoy!
        Written December 11, 2019
      • jhag82
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Fantastic introduction to Edinburgh!
        I visited Edinburgh for the first time, and I decided to start my visit with a running tour. Nicole was a fantastic guide! She was really knowledgeable about the city and its history. Because it was my first time I wanted a basic introduction. We ran through Calton Hill, by the Palace of Holyroodhouse, and then up the Royal Mile to Edinburgh Castle. Along the way, Nicole described how the city grew and evolved over time, and she shared some of the best closes to pop into and other places for good photos. (If you don’t know about them you could miss some beautiful courtyards and gardens!) The whole tour was run at my pace so I never felt like I was struggling to keep up. Nicole was friendly and prompt. I couldn’t have asked for a better person to introduce me to this amazing city. I completely recommend Edinburgh Run Tours if you are coming here for the first time or want to get some exercise early in the morning before going on to other things. The tour was wrapped up by 9:00 so if you take a running tour you’ll still have the whole day ahead of you for other activities. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
        Written October 19, 2019
      • Emily R
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Running through Edinburgh
        Edinburgh run tours was a great way to see the city. I ran with Nicole two times during my visit. She was fun to run with and very knowledgeable. I learned a lot and appreciated getting to see parts of the city that I might not have been able to otherwise. Nicole made me feel very comfortable and she was easy to talk to. I appreciated her professionalism and timeliness as well. I would highly recommend this company (and Nicole!) for anyone who not only wants to get some exercise in while on vacation, but also see the city in a different way than your typical tour.
        Written September 30, 2019
      • Wiener3
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        It was a great run with much fun!
        I run with Nicole the panoramic 6 miles tour with ‘climbing ‘ on Arthur’s seat and it was great, even in the rain! Nicole has a lot of knowledge of the history of Edinburgh, what a great city. It is a great way to explore the city, you will see places and hear stories that you will not as normal tourist! Nicole is a fantastic guide and patient with your pace! So don’t worry..., it’s your run !! She took nice photos from this amazing tour, so you can always remember this awesome experience. I can highly recommend this run tour!!!
        Written September 25, 2019
      • ChristieK80
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        An amazing experience!
        Nicole was my run guide for both the city run tour and the long run (11mile). It was the most amazing experience! First off, Nicole was so patient with me, we had lots of email correspondence with scheduling and all my requests. On the 1st run tour, Nicole showed me parts of Edinburgh that I did not see in the regular walking tour. She is super friendly and we had great conversations while we ran (about the city and life in general). On the 2nd long run tour, she was patient with my pace and again great conversations. We went out of the city to a beach town (I never would have expected that!). she was also very prepared with water and snacks for me for the run and she had a little 1st aid kit for my poor blistered toes! If you love running and see parts of Edinburgh, not otherwise seen in generic tours, DO THIS TOUR!
        Written September 24, 2019
      • DeeDeeWal
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Edinburgh run tours
        Edinburgh run tours what a fantastic way to see the sights and hear the history of this wonderful city. I was accommodated last minute with a superb tour guide Martin. For anyone like me who had little time this is certainly the way to explore the city. I will be back and maybe next time the 7 hills challenge will be the adventure. Thank you for allowing me see the real beauty of Edinburgh city.
        Written August 31, 2019
      • Gary T
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Best way to see edinburgh
        Great tour. Nice and steady and enjoyed the run / walk up Arthur’s seat. Nicole has lots of knowledge and very accommodating! Superb.
        Written August 23, 2019
      • Anita B
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Best way to see the city
        Signed up for three morning runs during our visit as I'm not quite brave enough to run in a foreign city on my own. Nicole arranged everything. Both Martin and Nicole were amazing to run with, sharing stories and facts about the sites and neighborhoods. Martin and Nicole run at your pace, always happy to stop for pictures (and for those of us who need a bit more time climbing up Arthur's Seat ;) ) Strongly recommended - I'll definitely run with them again the next time I'm in Edinburgh!
        Written July 29, 2019
      • TessRunning
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Awesome morning run
        I highly recommend scheduling a running tour with this company while in Edinburgh. Martin accommodated my request to run 10 miles including Arthur’s Seat. The company is amazing and has tours in several countries.
        Written July 16, 2019
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      Anette H
      2 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Jul 2022 • Solo
      I booked the Water of Leith and Village Life Tour and had the most wonderful experience running through beautiful parts of Edinburgh that I would not have found on my own. Catriona is such a friendly and knowledgeable guide! Runs are personalised (pace, time, distance, etc.), which is great.
      Written July 6, 2022
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      We are so pleased that you chose to run with Edinburgh Run Tours Anette and thank you for your lovely review !
      Written July 14, 2022
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      Brian Cruz Conboy
      6 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Jun 2023 • Solo
      Edinburgh Run Tour was one of the best I have been on. I have been on running tours from Mexico to France. And this one was superb. My host, Catriona, rode her bike next to me and held whatever I needed help while giving me a good pace (of my choosing) and great history and insight into the city. We were able to get 13.5 miles in which was highly scenic. I would highly recommend them (and I already have to a friend).
      Written June 24, 2023
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      Thank you so much for your kindness in letting me cycle whilst you ran (due to a running injury). It was a real pleasure to show you the sights of Edinburgh!
      Written July 14, 2023
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      Cara T
      3 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Dec 2022
      I did two runs with Edinburgh Run Tours and they were both spectacular. I did a 10K panoramic running tour of Edinburgh where I learned so much about the history and layout of the city. The next day I ran with a guide to Portobello Beach and it was magical. I saw the North Sea and got in a half marathon, ending at the Greyfriars Bobby statue - it was an amazing way to see the surrounding areas of Edinburgh and get in some miles! Both Viv and Catriona are INCREDIBLE tour guides.
      Written December 8, 2022
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      Kerry S
      1 contribution
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Sep 2022 • Friends
      We loved our tour of the Water of Leith and Calton Hill. Pamela was absolutely brilliant- accommodating of different running levels, chatted about the sights we passed and gave us plenty options to make the best of our time. An absolutely brilliant run through Edinburgh!
      Written September 22, 2022
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      Lindsey P
      3 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      May 2021
      We had a lovely time! My husband, and 7-month-old and I were visiting Edinburg for a week and wanted to start out with a tour to get a feel for the area.

      We ended up doing a 4.5 mile city run with Catriona, who was excellent! We took our daughter with us in her running buggy and Catriona was very accommodating, adjusting the speed and route as needed to make it work with a buggy. We had a lovely time and would definitely recommend it!
      Written June 9, 2021
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      Thank you so much for your feedback. Delighted that you enjoyed it
      Written July 26, 2021
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      Passent H
      United Kingdom23 contributions
      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      I booked this run on my last day in Edinburgh just to see what I couldn’t during my short stay here. Alison was my guide and she was absolutely fantastic. She picked me up from my hotel and we started jogging at my pace around the city. We went for around 10.5 km in about an hour and 20 minutes, stood a few times for pictures or to cross the street. It was lovely and I really enjoyed her company! Highly recommend it. Thank you Alison :)
      Written September 1, 2021
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      We are delighted that you booked with us and enjoyed your run tour Passent! It was a glorious sunny morning in Edinburgh and it sounds like you had a great run with Alison! Thank you for the review. Catriona and Pamela.
      Written September 3, 2021
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      erlingdadi
      4 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Sep 2022 • Friends
      Me and my wife had a lovely Friday morning out running through Edinburgh with Catriona. She tailored a wonderful route (fusion of Edinburgh City Highlights & Water of Leith & Village life) through the city. Catriona was great and we learned alot about the city. She also gave us great tips on resturants etc. and sent us a message after the run with the names of the places we spoke about on the tour. Highly recommend and will definitely book again next time we will be in Edinburgh. Thanks Catriona!
      Written October 2, 2022
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      It was such fun to show you both around Edinburgh on Friday morning Erling! Very different from your Icelandic scenery I am sure! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and look forward to showing you more paths and sights next time you are over here. Catriona
      Written October 3, 2022
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      Tom R
      Virginia34 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Jul 2022
      We had a great 6k run/walk with Pamela through hilly Edinburgh. Pamela was engaging and led us through a nice overview of old Edinburgh's top sights, views and history. Running tours are a fantastic way to get a feel for a new city. This tour got our visit off to a wonderful start. Thanks!
      Written July 13, 2022
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      We are delighted that you had a great run with Edinburgh Run Tours! Thank you for your kind review.
      Written July 14, 2022
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      Tommy A
      2 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Jan 2022 • Solo
      Amazing experience getting to explore the city through running. The tour was extremely interesting and we got to take in the sights from Arthur's Seat and Edinburgh Castle, all within a 90 minutes. Highly recommended.
      Written January 11, 2022
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      We are so pleased that you enjoyed your run tour of Edinburgh with us - the Panoramic City Highlights tour is a great way to see so many of the sights isn't it!
      Written January 12, 2022
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      Laurie M
      London, UK7 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Oct 2021
      What a great overview of the city! Catriona ran at our pace and gave us an excellent tour of Edinburgh. We saw more of this beautiful city in one hour than we did all day walking on our own. Highly recommend!
      Written October 24, 2021
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      Thank you for such a fantastic review Laurie! I loved running with you both and showing you around Edinburgh. Keep up the running! Catriona
      Written November 18, 2021
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