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Private Edinburgh Old Town with a Local

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USD 39.46
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This Private Tour is perfect for anyone who's just arrived in Edinburgh and wants an overview of the city's history and things to do/places to eat.

We walk through the medieval Old Town, giving you a great overview of Edinburgh's most famous landmarks, but also the city's most intriguing hidden streets and alleyways. By the end of the tour, you'll know more about the history of Edinburgh than the average Scot!

We adapt each tour to the group, so let us know your interests, e.g history, Harry Potter, Outlander filming locations and we'll give you a really customised experience.
What to Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland

See one of Scotland's most impressive castles

Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

Explore the hidden closes and alleyways that you would easily miss on your own

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Greyfriars Kirkyard, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland

Learn about the important people of Edinburgh buried inside this really cool graveyard. Also see some tombstones that inspired Harry Potter

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland

Learn about the public executions that used to take place here, and the stories behind some of Edinburgh's most famous pubs

Duration: 20 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up from any Edinburgh hotels
  • A "wee dram" of whisky for all adults
  • Meals and snacks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
We loved our tour of Old Town Edinburgh and the castle. Helen was adorable and gave us lots of factoids that you wouldn't read about. Like why the horse in the statue had pig ears. Or what the black scrape marks on the walls were from. She walked us all around Old Town, and then
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Chris took my Girlfriend and I for a walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town and it was wonderful. Chris is a fountain of knowledge and shares it in an engaging conversational manor whilst walking you through the streets of Edinburgh. An ideal start to your trip as Chris has lots
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We choose the 3 hour walking tour of the Old City with Chris on our 2nd day in town. Chris met us at our apartment at the designated time and asked about our interests and if we had any difficulty walking. He completely customized the tour to meet our interest. The tour was very
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
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