Exciting Things to Do in Edinburgh

Top Extreme Activities & Thrilling Things to Do in Edinburgh, Scotland

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  • Sophia
    Edinburgh, UK3 contributions
    Great outdoor activity to do with friends ! Highly recommend to anyone. Went up on New Year’s Day and it was absolutely beautiful, although a bit windy! By far one of the best views in the city
    Written May 28, 2022
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  • Audrey
    Edinburgh, UK5 contributions
    Grandsons had a great time this morning in the click and climb area. Staff were all helpful but I must mention Craig who was really helpful, supportive and very encouraging.
    Boys are desperate to go again soon.
    Written February 12, 2022
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  • Susan
    1 contribution
    Couldn’t recommend the asylum enough, we had never done an escape room before and it was so much fun!

    Alex made the overall experience amazing, he really set the scene and put me at ease of what we going to happen. We will absolutely be back!
    Written May 28, 2022
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  • Niamh M
    1 contribution
    We had a great time doing the secret lab escape room with our host Jillian who was great and made the experience really fun! Would definitely recommend Locked In!
    Written May 25, 2022
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  • hberesf0rd
    1 contribution
    We have been twice- on both occasions the person has made us feel welcome, given clear instructions and then let them have fun! The time flies far too fast!
    Written May 16, 2022
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  • Ben L
    3 contributions
    We had such a great time hiking up Ben Ledi with Gordon, our guide. Gordon suggested a last minute change of hiking trails based on weather systems in the area, we are glad we listened! Our hike up Ben Ledi was challenging but mostly enjoyed with sunny skies and only short bursts of rain. Gordon was friendly and informative and helped us learn about the surrounding area’s history and nature. It was a fantastic day that we hope to do again one day soon!
    Written May 25, 2022
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  • Fieke B
    2 contributions
    I hired a Hybrid bike with the Tartan Bicycle Company.

    It was quite last notice but after a pleasant phone conversation Johan sorted me a bike and delivered it to my accomodation.

    The bike was in a good condition and the ideal type of bike to explore Edinburgh and surroundings via road and John Muir way (I normally ride a road bike).

    The price for the bike was really good. Service and chat even better. Would recommend!!
    Written May 27, 2022
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  • Lani K
    Lenexa, KS4 contributions
    Alex of Silver Skye set up a tour for us according to our own preferences. We traveled by ourselves but he and his team were always available if we needed them. They greeted us at the airport, took us to our hotel for the first night, and later got us safely to our rental car. The hotels he reserved for us were charming and comfortable and frequently were facing the water. We highly recommend Alex and his team at Silver Skye. We highly recommend Scotland too! We were thoroughly charmed.
    Written November 7, 2019
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  • Andy
    6 contributions
    Went recently as a team of two to do the Superhero Training Academy and we enjoyed it so much we immediately did the other one as well!

    We have a reasonable amount of experience with escape rooms and found it was a good challenge for us. I think it would also be really good for larger teams of people who are fairly/totally new to them.

    Shout out to Bastien who was a great GM for both games - very welcoming and gave us the perfect level of help to get us through our dumbest moments!

    Not the highest quality of set-dressing, but it was really fun and engaging - which I infinitely prefer to beautiful-but-boring rooms! (Please do mark up the Emergency Exit doors with a little sign or something though - Bastien did a great job of explaining about them, but they should be labelled).
    Written May 16, 2022
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  • Jesse H
    1 contribution
    ...and well worth the money! In just three days, Nori (our guide) led us to so many places around the Scottish Highlands and the spectacular Isle of Skye, delighting us with stories, jokes, and Scottish songs as we went. I got to go out and explore places I never thought I'd be, I met a fascinating group of fellow travelers, and I truly felt like I was welcomed into the heart of Scotland that weekend. It gave me a new appreciation for the country and its people and an experience I will never forget.
    Written April 25, 2022
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  • GillBertram
    1 contribution
    I loved loosing myself in the music and letting all inhibitions vanish. We had such fun throwing shapes around the old town in Edinburgh and spreading the joy :)
    Mel was engaging, clear, full of enthusiasm and energy.
    Highly recommend and left us all feeling on a high the rest of the day!
    Written May 9, 2022
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  • DancingHeron
    Seattle, Washington18 contributions
    Discovering fly-fishing on the tweed river and learning to catch the wily scottish trout! Callum made every effort to help us achieve our goals, thanks so much.
    Written May 23, 2022
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  • Englishrose22
    Suffolk18 contributions
    Roz - our games master for the Blackbeard's Treasure room - was super enthusiastic and gave us just the right amount of guidance. It was a fun room with some great puzzles that we'd not seen before. The room decor and immersive nature of Escape Hunt is always spot on and this room wasn't different - excellent as always!
    Written December 21, 2021
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  • BethanyEDI
    Edinburgh, UK11 contributions
    We visited Great Away Days this weekend for my friend's stag do with a mixed group of men and women with different levels of ability. We did a mini Highland games and then some archery. Both were loads of fun and very well run by our instructor James - he did a great job of instructing and encouraging us but also just having a laugh with the group. Overall a great day out!
    Written May 24, 2022
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  • Lewis
    1 contribution
    First escape room experience and it really set the bar high! It was loads of fun solving the well thought out puzzles and the staff were super accommodating and friendly.
    Written April 30, 2022
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