Get active in Edinburgh and the Lothians with a selection of outdoor activities including walking trails, cycling routes and golf courses. Or why not watch the professionals and enjoy a day at one of Edinburgh’s many rugby matches?
If you’re looking for a spot of adventure on your trip, check out the diverse range of fantastic activities that are on offer throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians from climbing and skiing to paintballing and kitesurfing.
There are a number of great walks in Edinburgh and the Lothians whether you fancy a gentle country stroll or a coastal walk to discover hidden beaches, a strenuous walk in the hills or tackling a long distance route, you’ll find the perfect walk for you.
Apart from football, rugby is the most popular sport in Edinburgh and the Lothians. The highlight of the rugby calendar is when Edinburgh hosts international matches, especially those in the Six Nations, played at the mighty Murrayfield stadium.
Edinburgh and the surrounding area enjoy a great golf offering. Pick from a wide range of courses that includes historic links venues and enjoyable parkland layouts.
Get on your bike in the city of Edinburgh to enjoy some fresh air and explore at a leisurely pace. Off-road mountain biking routes are also available through the surrounding countryside of the Lothians making it easy to escape the bustle.