Cycling is a cheap, quick and healthy way to get around. There is a network of on and off road cycle routes in Edinburgh.
The Central Area is located on the south side of the city centre, within easy cycling distance of the city's main transport hubs.
The Central Area is within a five minute cycle ride of Edinburgh Waverley Train Station.
To find out local cycle routes to the Central Area, you can use the CycleStreets journey planner or the City of Edinburgh Council cycle maps. All you need to do is enter your origin and destination. The postcode of the Central Areas is:
The University provides a range of bike parking facilities across the Central Area.
Bike stands are located throughout the University campus. In the Central Area alone there are stands to accommodate 900 bikes.
The University provides secure bike stores across the Central Area for staff and students.
Sheltered bike parking with CCTV coverage is available at Edinburgh Waverley Train Station.
This article was published on Jul 25, 2011