Welcome to Edinburgh Young Walkers (EYW), a walking group for people in their 20s and 30s based in Edinburgh.

We have an active walks programme with a walk organised most weekends, and several weekends away each year. Our walks are a mix of hillwalks, including munros and corbetts, and always popular lower level outings – so whether you’re new to walking, or never far from the mountains, we’ll happily welcome you!

On the social side we have a pub night every month, with additional events through the year, including the annual Xmas night out, wine tastings, boat trips and dinners to name a few!

Ramblers made a video of us that is worth checking out.

Hope to see you on a hill soon!
EYW Committee

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Do you have a young family but want to keep walking? Join the hugely successful Edinburgh Ramblers family walks – they’re organised on this Meetup page HERE


Events


Friday, August 10, 2018


All Day
East Highland Way and/or Aviemore Munro bagging
Hi All, I will be off next Friday for my yearly long distance chill. This time, the East Highland way awaits, so: 1- if you have nothing better to do...
Julien Willems

Tuesday, August 14, 2018


10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Eildon Hills - 2/4 Spaces
Hi folks I'd like to do this half day circuit of the Eildon Hills in the Melrose area.  I can drive and take 3 passengers.  The walk starts at the...
Gary McGlone

Saturday, August 18, 2018


All Day
Massaoke
Just a heads up that a bunch of us are going to the Massaoke this Saturday 18th , any other EYW folk who would like to join are more than...
Victoria G

7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Linlithgow to South queensferry along John muir way - 14/16 Spaces
14.5 mile walk from Linlithgow to South Queensferry via the John Muir way. The terrain is lochside path followed by some tarmac and woodland path to Bo’ness, then coastal path...
Victoria G

Sunday, August 19, 2018


All Day
BASP First Aid Training(only two spaces left)
Ramblers have organised a one day BASP First Aid course specially for EYW. The course is heavily subsidised which means it is only £30 per person and it will be...
Ashling Dolan

Friday, August 24, 2018


5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday drinks at the Fringe - 6/30 Spaces
Hi all, if you fancy a few after work drinks at George Square Gardens, pop along from 5.30pm onwards. There is a double height bar there this year (in the...
Lindsay Robertson

Saturday, August 25, 2018


All Day
Cairngorms Wild Camp
"Mother Nature dealt the Cairngorms a hand full of aces. That's not fair, but that's how it is! Five of the UK's six highest mountains lie inside the park, and...
Helen Tweedie

All Day
Glen Affric 5 Munros and a wild camp - FULL
This weekend is full with a wait list at the mo, email me if you want to be added to the list Planning a trip to Glen Affric to climb...
Cat Webster

All Day
Two Corbetts: Meall Tairneachan and Farragon Hill (Edinburgh Group partnership walk)
EYW have been asked by Edinburgh Ramblers if we'd like to join them on a series of their A and A+ walks, increasing the number of opportunities we all have...
Monise Durrani

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Gifford circular to the Goblin Ha and Eaglescairnie - 20/20 FULL
A pleasant low-level circular walk of around 11 miles (Grade C), mostly through woodland, taking in the spectacular ruins of Yester Castle, and the spooky Goblin Ha' located underneath it....
Adam Butler

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