Explore Edinburgh on Foot or by Bike
The Council is encouraging more people to try cycling or
walking to work, college or university.
To help you make a positive change in your daily commute, we're
continuing to improve Edinburgh's network of QuietRoutes.
These are designed for walkers and cyclists of all abilities and
are a great way to travel around the city avoiding the busy main
Aside from the obvious health benefits, walking or cycling to
work or study is a great way to start your day or even de-stress at
the end of the week. You will see more of our beautiful city
on these convenient routes - so enjoy exploring Edinburgh!
You can find out more
about each QuietRoute on the Council's website,
including route numbers and maps you can download. Also you can
find out about guided walks, cycle training and other things.
One of South Central's local routes is QuietRoute 6
- George Square, Meadows to King's Buildings
Travel between the University of Edinburgh campuses at George
Square and King's Buildings on quiet roads and traffic free
The route has new signs and offers a great way of travelling to
study, work or simply for a day out in the Meadows.
Along the way you can stop off at George IV Library - the
Meadows - Marchmont for shopping and cafes - Newington Library -
For further information, contact:
4 East Market Street