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Events in Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this award-winning, quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

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Davidson’s Mains Health Walk

Selected dates between 1st April 2024 - 16th December 2024
Edinburgh West

Join Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland’s Walking for Health Project for this free weekly walk in Davidson’s Mains! It's a low level, inclusive health walk open to everyone!

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Arthur’s Secrets

16th April 2024 - 26th September 2024

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

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BMX Lessons

Selected dates between 11th May 2024 - 12th November 2024
Leith

The Scottish BMX School is offering BMX lessons for kids of all ages, currently being held at Victoria Park in Leith.

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The Wild Outdoors Summer Camps - St George’s School

1st July 2024 - 23rd July 2024
Edinburgh West

Discover the magic of summer at The Wild Outdoors Camps nestled in the breathtaking grounds of St. Georges School! For children ages 5-11 Years.

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The Wild Outdoors Summer Camps - Fettes College

15th July 2024 - 6th August 2024
Edinburgh North

Come join The Wild Outdoors for some fun this Summer. With activities such as mastering bushcraft skills to conquering ninja lines, archery, and tomahawk throwing!

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The Wild Outdoors Summer Camps - Colinton Road

15th July 2024 - 30th July 2024
Edinburgh South

Come join The Wild Outdoors for some fun this Summer, filled with excitement, learning, and lifelong memories for children ages 5-11 Years.

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The Wild Outdoors Summer Camps - Cargilfield School

22nd July 2024 - 9th August 2024
Edinburgh West

Discover the magic of summer at The Wild Outdoors Camps nestled in the breathtaking grounds of Cargilfield School! Suitable for ages 5-11 Years.

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Edinburgh Running Network LP RUN

4th August 2024

Do you like the idea of running on a track? To good tunes? With cake for afters? Then the Edinburgh Running Network have just the race for you on 4th August!

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Inflatable 5K Edinburgh

31st August 2024

The UK's biggest and best Inflatable 5k course, featuring 32 massive obstacles, returns to Hopetoun Estate on Saturday 31st August!

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MoonWalk Scotland

7th September 2024

Join in the fun of the MoonWalk Scotland LIVE* night charity walk and experience Edinburgh like never before!

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MoonWalk Scotland 2024 - Event Volunteers Needed!

7th September 2024

Join our night-time party and lots of other volunteers at The MoonWalk Scotland on Saturday 7th September 2024 from Holyrood Park, Edinburgh!

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Edinburgh Kiltwalk

15th September 2024

The Kiltwalk is back in the Capital on Sunday 15th September! Join in and raise money for your chosen charity at the same time.

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Poppyscotland Sportive

22nd September 2024
Prestonpans

Come and support Poppyscotland at their annual sportive on the 22nd of September in Prestonpans!

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Renfrewshire Council
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Active Events in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of Active Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

Off Grid After School Summer Camps

Off Grid After School Summer Camps

Selected dates between 15th July 2024 - 8th August 2024

Looking for something different for your kids during the Summer Holidays? Off Grid After School are running their outdoor camps for primary school children!

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Whitelee Boggy Beasties Club

Whitelee Boggy Beasties Club

Selected dates between 10th July 2024 - 31st July 2024

The Whitelee Countryside Rangers' Boggy Beasties free summer holiday club for 6 to 12 year olds will return for 2024!

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Vision Coaching School Holiday Multi-Sports Camp

Vision Coaching School Holiday Multi-Sports Camp

15th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Vision Coaching has been delivering high quality multi-sports camps for over a decade and this Summer they are returning to Giffnock!

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Active Events in Fife

Here's a selection of Active Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

Buckie Treasure Hunt

Buckie Treasure Hunt

Selected dates between 25th May 2024 - 14th September 2024

Hunt for buckies, dogwhelks and beach treasure at Shell Bay, Elie, to add to the growing collection for Anstruther Improvements Association's Dreel Shelled Wall Restoration Project!

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Glenrothes Summer Touch Rugby

Glenrothes Summer Touch Rugby

Selected dates between 17th May 2024 - 30th August 2024

Glenrothes Summer Touch Rugby is a family friendly non contact version of the sport it is open to EVERYONE from 6 to 66 years old.

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Dreel Burn Community Litter Pick

Dreel Burn Community Litter Pick

16th November 2024

Please come along to the Dreel Burn Community Litter Pick on Saturday 16th November. All wlecome!

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Active Events in Glasgow

Here's a selection of Active Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Glasgow:

Tollcross Parkrun

Tollcross Parkrun

Selected dates between 6th January 2024 - 28th December 2024

Tollcross Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Tollcross Park in the East End of Glasgow!

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WOD On The Loch

WOD On The Loch

20th July 2024 - 21st July 2024

WOD on the Loch promises two days of food, drink and functional fitness all with the most amazing backdrop with some of the best scenery Scotland has to offer right on the shores of Loch Lomond!

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Arrochar Alps Challenge

Arrochar Alps Challenge

24th August 2024

Are you ready to take on a challenge that will leave you awestruck? Then look no further than Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland's Arrochar Alps Challenge!

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Active Events in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of Active Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

South Lanarkshire Super Race Series: Calderglen Family Run of Colour

South Lanarkshire Super Race Series: Calderglen Family Run of Colour

28th July 2024

Take a unique, colourful walk, jog or run, through some of the beautiful grounds of Calderglen Country Park at the Family Run of Colour on Sunday 28th July!

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South Lanarkshire Super Race Series: Jingle All The Way 5k

South Lanarkshire Super Race Series: Jingle All The Way 5k

1st December 2024

The Jingle All The Way 5k returns to Chatelherault Country Park on Sunday 1st December!

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South Lanarkshire Super Race Series: Mud Madness

South Lanarkshire Super Race Series: Mud Madness

6th October 2024

Taking place in the stunning grounds of Chatelherault, Mud Madness involves mud runs, water slides, obstacles and even a dip in the River Avon – great fun for all ages!

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Active Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of Active Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

Kilmacolm Running Festival

Kilmacolm Running Festival

8th September 2024

Kilmacolm Half Marathon, 10k and 3k is one of the biggest participation events in Inverclyde's sporting calendar and it returns for 2024 on Sunday 8th September!

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OneRen Summer Activity Camps

OneRen Summer Activity Camps

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

OneRen's Summer Activity Camps are back with a with a fun-filled programme of activities which will entertain kids over the holidays!

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Battery Park Junior Parkrun

Battery Park Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Battery Park Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Battery Park, Greenock!

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Active Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of Active Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Podfather Stirling 10k with 2k and 3.5k fun runs

Podfather Stirling 10k with 2k and 3.5k fun runs

8th September 2024

Central AC are delighted to welcome you to the 23rd running of the Podfather Stirling 10k, now with two fun run events, a 2k for ages 5-9 year olds and a 3.5k for ages 10-14 year olds.

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Preschool Activities With Active Stirling

Preschool Activities With Active Stirling

29th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Come along to The PEAK, Stirling for three very different, but fun, weekly preschool sports activities!

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Strathcarron Hospice 10K 2024

Strathcarron Hospice 10K 2024

13th October 2024

Sign up today and pound the pavements in support of Strathcarron Hospice this October!

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Events in Other Areas

Sponsored Links

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Hilton Glasgow
Renfrewshire Council
Escape The Past
Edinburgh Dungeons
ATG

Sponsored Links

Open Pass Scotland
Paisley First
Makers Market The Lothians
Renfrewshire Council
Fayre Play
Clann An Drumma
The Straits
Hilton Glasgow
Renfrewshire Council
Escape The Past
Edinburgh Dungeons
ATG

Popular Events

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival
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Game On
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The Hidden Garden
Award-winning multidisciplinary dance artist Jill Crovisier makes her UK debut with The Hidden Garden at Summerhall as part of the Fringe.
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