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Our Location

Dun Eideann Sea Kayaking is based in the village of Loanhead, but runs from various sites along the Firth of Forth in the Lothians and Fife:  St Davids Harbour, Aberdour and North Berwick.  Please contact us if you require more details.

 

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Meeting up

All our trips are located within an hour of Edinburgh and we meet you at the start of the trip.  We will give you full directions of how to get to the meeting point prior to the trip or can organise a pick up from within Edinburgh.

Transport

Wherever you're coming from, however you choose to travel, getting to Edinburgh is easier than you might think.  Whether you choose to take a train, plane, car, coach or boat to the city, Scotland's capital is within your reach.

Bus

Edinburgh is well placed on the Scottish motorway network, getting here by bus or coach could be quicker than you might think.  There are regular coach services to Edinburgh from all major UK cities.  National Express (08705 80 80 80), Mega bus (0900 160 0900) and Scottish City Link (08705 50 50 50) will all be able to provide more information.

Rail

Edinburgh is easy to reach by train, with great rail links to major cities throughout the UK.  If you are travelling to and from Edinburgh or around the rest of Scotland contact First Scot Rail (08457 48 49 50) for more info.  For timetables and fares UK wide National Rail Enquiries (08457 48 49 50) or Traveline (0871 200 22 33) will help.

Plane

Edinburgh International Airport is 8 miles (12km) west of the city centre.  The Airlink 100 operates a frequent bus service (every 10 minutes at peak times) between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre, with stops along the way.  It take about 25 minutes and costs £3.50 single / £6.00 return.  The Edinburgh Shuttle operates a frequent, on-demand mini-coach service between Edinburgh Airport and any address within the city centre.  Taxis from the airport cost around £15 to the city centre.  More information can be found on Edinburgh’s International Airport web page

Ferry

It's easy to get to Edinburgh by sea.  Rosyth is about half an hour's drive from Edinburgh. You can also reach Edinburgh easily by road from the continental ferry ports of Newcastle and Hull and the Irish ferry ports of Stranraer and Cairnryan.  Contact Norfolkline, P & O and Stenaline Ferries who can provide more information about traveling to Scotland.

Car

Because Edinburgh is located at the heart of the Scottish motorway network, it can be surprisingly quick and easy to get here by car.  Journey times from England are good; you can get here from Birmingham in about 5.5 hours, from Manchester and York in about 4 hours, and the city is just 2.5 hours from Newcastle.

 

 

 

 

 

Puffin on the Isle of May, Firth of Forth

 

 

 

 

Gannets on the Bass Rock, Firth of Forth

 

 

 

 

Razorbills on the East Coast
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