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Family oriented edfoc events next weekend (22nd and 23rd June)

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  1. SRD
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    Following on from the thread about events this weekend here are some events on next weekend that seem particularly well suited to families:

    Sat 22nd Cyclone Bike Track Launch – Edinburgh’s newest mountain bike trail launches at Gypsy Brae, Granton. Be among the first to come and try it out. There will be prizes for age-specific races and lots of free fun side-shows. A must attend event for mountain bikers and families alike! Free. Starts 13:00 – 17:00. More information: phone 0131 332 7132 or http://www.myadventure.org.uk

    Sat 22nd Sites and Stories – An 8 mile tour taking in parts of the Old and New towns, hearing some of the city’s history and stories. An introduction to the city for visitors, and even lifelong residents may learn something they didn’t previously know. Lead by Storybikes £26 (£16 with own bicycle). Suitable for adults & older children. Starts 13:30 at 276 Leith Walk, Edinburgh.

    Sun 23rd Newhaven to Portobello Beach family bike ride organised by Greener Leith. An easy bike ride especially for families and those less confident on the roads. We’ll be cycling slowly, en masse, on cycle paths and quiet roads from Victoria Park to Portobello beach. Prize for the best dressed bike. Picnic and ice cream on the beach optional! Children under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Meet at 10:00 in Victoria Park, full details here. Entry Free.

    Sun 23rd Ride Polwarth Church family picnic ride – A gentle ride, suitable for all ages, all on off-road paths, to Spylaw Park, Colinton, where we will enjoy a picnic, and have time for stone skimming, frisbees, the swing park, etc. 3 miles each way. Come first for the church service at 11:00, or join afterwards. Lead by Storybikes. Starts 12:30, finish around 15:30. Free, but please bring food with you.

    Posted 8 years ago #
  2. SRD
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    This is now THIS weekend.

    Posted 8 years ago #
  3. AIMC
    Member

    Would recommend the Sites and Stories tour. Joined Paul Turner and others on Monday evening for a very pleasant cycle around Edinburgh. Unless he's increased his prices since Monday it was £16 or £6 if you had your own bike. Did say to him he was charging too little but don't think he'll have increased them quite so soon.

    Posted 8 years ago #

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