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Doors Open Day 2015

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Sunday 27th is day two of the 2015 Edinburgh Doors Open Day – a chance to visit buildings and sites not usually open to the public, or extra events being held at places which are accessible year round. Many are on or near the paths, perfect for visiting as many as possible by bike. Download [...]

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Gardening & Cycling: They go together

Cyclists visit The Grove Garden

When you cycle along the union canal coming from Harrison Park cycling towards the city centre (Lochrin Basin) you will see a lovely community garden on your left just before Leamington Lift Bridge . The garden is called The Grove Fountainbridge Community Garden. So when you cycle along come in and say hi if you [...]

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Free Dr Bikes in Edinburgh this Summer

Dr Bike Edinburgh Bike Station

The Bike Station’s Dr Bike is out and about this summer in Edinburgh! Come along to any of the free events below to get a free bike safety check, chat to our staff about cycle routes and travelling around the city by bike, and improve your cycling confidence and brush up on your skills with [...]

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What’s happening at Fountainbridge?

Plan of Fountainbridge

A partnership between EDI, City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is seeing the site of the old Fountain Brewery, tucked away behind the big hoardings between the canal towpath and Dundee Street, being transformed as part of a temporary greening project, which aims to turn empty land into greenspace while it [...]

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Help plant trees in Harrison Park

Harrison Park tree planting

Get your hands dirty and help plant some trees at Harrison Park with Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and Friends of Harrison Park. What is planned is some low, hedgerow-style planting on the bank between Harrison Road and East Harrison Park by the canal, providing a windbreak and giving some year-round interest on an otherwise [...]

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Scenic outdoor gym lands at Cramond foreshore

A gym with a view

Brand new to Cramond foreshore is Edinburgh’s latest outdoor gym from TGO (the Great Outdoor) gyms on Silverknowes prom – billed as the first seaside gym in Scotland. Free to use, there is a recumbant bike, a cross trainer, a chest press and a rowing machine. And all with a great view over the Firth [...]

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Redhall Winter Magic open day

One of Edinburgh’s most beautiful hidden treasures throws open its gates to the public on Sunday 9th December for our Winter Magic Open Day.  The historic 18th century Redhall Walled Garden is having an Open Day, revealing the beauty of a magical garden in winter. Run on organic principles, the 6 acre site, which features [...]

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Dr Bike on Canal 10-1pm, 26/10/13

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10-1pm sees Dr Bike on the canal at the Leamington Lift Bridge today, Saturday 26 October. The mobile workshop will be on hand to check you bike over, oil the chain and pump up your tyres. Sign up to the survey for a free cycle computer or bell or lights for your bike.  

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