A new dawn
A sunrise hike to the top of Arthur’s Seat
• The ultimate way to start the day
• Hike to the top of Edinburgh's iconic peak
• Watch sunrise over the city
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Yes, you may curse the early morning wake-up call but you’ll forever be grateful that you dragged yourself out of bed to experience one of the most memorable moments it’s possible to have in Edinburgh: the sight of dawn lingering over the city’s rooftops. This guided adventure starts under the cloak of darkness at Holyrood Park before. A reasonable level of fitness is required for the steep 251m ascent to the top of Arthur’s Seat, described by Robert Louis Stevenson as 'a hill of magnitude'. But don't panic - the pace is slow and steady with plenty of stops for photos. You’ll arrive at the summit in time for sunrise armed with a hot drink and homemade snacks. The perfect start to the day.
- English speaking guide
- expert local recommendations
Other important info:
Refunds and changes: not permitted, sorry.
This tour is suitable for all abilities, from novice runners upwards. The pace is suitable for the whole group.
Please wear comfy sportswear and trainers.
The meeting point will be supplied upon booking.
This is a private tour and there are no audio headsets.
This tour runs in all weathers.
This tour is also available privately at a time and date to suit you. Please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org