Outdoor Events

Swanston Farm has played host to many events, from extreme sporting events, to product launches, to exclusive corporate events, to Charity events.

Whatever your event, our flexible approach will help you find the perfect backdrop. Our terrain is varied, from the unforgiving hills to the scenic and manicured greenery of the golf course and the open views from our Brasserie of Edinburgh and beyond.  Come along and explore!

Artemis Pentland Peaks Challenge


The Artemis Pentland Peaks Challenge is an annual charity walking event that takes place in the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh. The routes include Gold (27 miles), Silver (14 miles) and Bronze (10 miles) test every level of fitness with the Gold route including the challenging peaks of Caerketton and Allermuir [...]

Artemis Pentland Peaks Challenge2024-02-19T10:13:20+00:00

Salomon Trail Running Festival 2018


The Salomon Trail Running Festival came to Swanston Farm for their Edinburgh session on 2nd June 2018, bringing a huge number of runners keen to take part in the various activities over the weekend. Runners were able to enter the 10km and 20km timed races, covering terrain over the Pentland [...]

Salomon Trail Running Festival 20182024-02-19T10:13:23+00:00

Ultra Tour of Edinburgh 2017


In October 2017 the Rat Race Ultra Tour of Edinburgh took place.  A gruelling 55km route starting off on Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile and following a fantastic scenic tour, taking runners through the historical streets and over the rugged hills of Scotland's outstanding Capital City. Competitors endured some of their [...]

Ultra Tour of Edinburgh 20172024-02-19T10:13:24+00:00

Pentland Push


Swanston Farm provided the venue for The Push in 2015, one of Scotland’s most fantastic charity challenges in aid of St Columba’s Hospice.  The Push Gold route is one of the toughest challenge events in Scotland, featuring 2400m of height gain over its 26.2 miles, this cross-country challenge event features [...]

Pentland Push2017-05-19T09:53:13+01:00

The Redbull Mountain Biking “Foxhunt”


The Pentland Hills within the diverse landscape of Swanston Farm were the playground for the 2015 Red Bull "Foxhunt" event with Jeep for the second year running.  This women-only mountain-biking race saw over 100 competitors (the ‘Hounds’) tackle the epic downhill terrain from the peak of Caerketton Hill, to the [...]

The Redbull Mountain Biking “Foxhunt”2024-05-03T17:48:14+01:00