What do we do?
Although we are mainly a walking group, we organise many other activities such as meals, films, and bowling. We often organise short trips away using low cost travel and arrange walks or tours as part of our visits.

Suggestions for new activities or destinations are always welcome!

Most walks are between 6 and 8 miles and normally begin at 11am. All routes are designed with the intent of members being offered the opportunity of spending some social time in a local pub at the end of each walk. Tea and coffee are served by most venues.

You do not have to be super fit to join us! We try to offer something for everyone.

Dogs are welcome but please use short leads when required.

If you know of any dog friendly pubs, please let us know. In the summer we can use beer gardens.

If you are visiting Edinburgh on business or holiday, get in touch with us! There is no need to join as you will be our guest for the duration of your stay and we can help you get around the city.

Group funds
To build group funds, we will collect £5 per person per year, however, you do not have to pay straight away - you can come and meet us first!

All  money is invested back into the group and we discuss funds at the End of Year Meet up and can do so at any other suitable time.

Membership approval
You may be wondering why you have to be approved to join the group...

This is an organiser tool that helps us to ensure our group remains small and informal with only active members being listed. There is no limit on the number of members that can join and we have a team of organisers ready to support numerous activities and events throughout the year.

Please be aware that if you do not attend any events or pay required fees then your membership will no longer be valid. This does not apply to members living abroad or due to other circumstances. Just let us know!


We look forward to meeting you!

We're 270 Walkers

New members must be approved by the Organizer

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:30 AM

    A circular 9 mile walk starting/finishing KILLIN (Cill Fhinn - gaelic)

    4 Walkers attending
  • Saturday, March 28, 2015 12:15 PM

    Flotterstone - Bonally Reservoir -Slateford -One way

    12 Walkers attending
  • Sunday, March 29, 2015 2:00 PM

    Arthur's Seat then Hemma's Bar.

    1 Walkers attending
  • Sunday, April 5, 2015 10:15 AM

    Balerno Spring Walk To Stockbridge & Hectors Bar.

    18 Walkers attending
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2015 7:00 PM

    Ten Pin Bowling for two hours with Tortilla Chips, maybe pizza

    6 Walkers attending
  • Friday, April 10, 2015 7:00 AM


    7 Walkers attending
  • Saturday, April 18, 2015 11:45 AM

    South Queensferry - Dalmeny Kirk - Dalmeny House - Return to South Queensferry

    15 Walkers attending
  • Saturday, April 18, 2015 1:15 PM

    Pentlands - 3 Tops- One Way - Bolany to Hillend.

    4 Walkers attending
  • Sunday, April 26, 2015 11:00 AM

    Free Tour of Edinburgh

    19 Walkers attending
  • Thursday, April 30, 2015 7:00 PM

    Edinburgh Beltane Fire Festival

    4 Walkers attending
  • Sunday, May 10, 2015 11:00 AM

    Balerno to Stockbridge - One Way. Linear.

    13 Walkers attending
  • Saturday, May 30, 2015 1:30 PM

    BBQ At Inverleith Park. A Non Walking Day!

    15 Walkers attending
  • Saturday, June 6, 2015 12:30 PM

    Forth Boat Tour

    7 Walkers attending
  • Saturday, June 13, 2015 8:30 AM

    A Walk to Remember

    7 Walkers attending
  • Thursday, August 6, 2015 7:00 PM


    2 Walkers attending
  • Friday, August 7, 2015 11:00 AM

    Tickets to Foodies Festival with Top Chefs

    1 Walkers attending
  • Friday, August 21, 2015 6:00 PM

    Edinburgh Military Tattoo Dinner Package

    8 Walkers attending
  • Wednesday, October 7, 2015 7:30 PM

    Pre- Barcelona meeting - open to all

    2 Walkers attending
  • Monday, October 12, 2015 7:00 AM

    Barcelona (during school holidays)

    5 Walkers attending
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 7:30 PM

    End of year meeting

    3 Walkers attending

Your organizer's refund policy for The Edinburgh Walking and Travel Group

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

Founded Feb 28, 2011


james, Arthur, Jamie Cumming, Marion

Membership dues

GBP5.00 a calender year

This covers: Web site, Equipment, Deposits, Ensure organisers are not left out of pocket.

Payment is accepted using:

  • PayPal
  • Cash or check - “£5 per calender year. Friends of the group/visitors do not pay.

Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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