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Edinburgh Tour Guides are local knowledgeable guides who are passionate about Scotland. Specialising in Walking Tours of Edinburgh's Old Town and Castle from one hour to a full day. We offer private tours for individuals and group. We also have a...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't wait to come back again with these Guides. Learned so much while having a ton of fun. Thanks

Thank bylinebysk
TourGuideSam, Tour Guide at Edinburgh Tour Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so glad you enjoyed the tours and we can't wait to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing private tour. This ended up only being my husband and I for the tour. The guide could have cancelled but didn't. This was a great tour that followed all the film spots and we even stopped for an authentic meat pie...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank marcyrungirl
TourGuideSam, Tour Guide at Edinburgh Tour Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Steve really enjoyed spending time with you both and is glad you had a great time on the tour. Thank you for the lovely review.

Reviewed 29 August 2019

I booked this tour several weeks ago prior to our trip to Edinburgh and it definitely did not disappoint! We met our tour guide, Sam, at the pick up location in the city center at the scheduled time. She told us that there would only...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lisa T
TourGuideSam, Tour Guide at Edinburgh Tour Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

Lisa, I had a ball with you both and I can believe how quickly the day went. Thank you so much for the lovely review. Hopefully see you again one day.

Reviewed 28 August 2019 via mobile

My wife and I did the Outlander walking tour in Edinburgh and the highlights tour the next day. Both with Sam. She was very good! Very knowledgeable, showed us so many things we would not have noticed. We really enjoyed our time with her! We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Michael V
TourGuideSam, Tour Guide at Edinburgh Tour Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review my tours. I really enjoyed spending time with you both and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Edinburgh. Hope you can come back again.

Reviewed 20 August 2019

Sam was great. She showed us sights we never would have found. One member of our group had a mobility issue and Sam was able to make arrangements for us at the castle. Great tour.More

Date of experience: July 2019
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TourGuideSam, Tour Guide at Edinburgh Tour Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2019

It was great meeting you all and I had a great day with you all. I'm so happy you enjoyed the tour as it's a great way to get to know the Old Town. The Mobility Car at Edinburgh Castle is a great thing and...More

Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

We toured with Sam on Sunday August 18. It was a long day tour for weary travelers but Sam made the time fly by. She pointed out areas of interest on the way, allotted the perfect amount of time for each site, directed us to...More

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TourGuideSam, Tour Guide at Edinburgh Tour Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2019

HI Kathe, I had a ball and loved spending the day with you both. Although it was a 12 hour trip it did not feel like it. I love the Culloden & Loch Ness Tour especially when you have great people to share it with....More

Reviewed 10 August 2019

We three spent the day with Steve, our guide, who was fantastic, very knowledgeable, full of amusing anecdotes, and all together extremely pleasant. He was very patient and accommodating to my mother who is blind, and managed to bring the visual aspects of the tour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jennifer J
TourGuideSam, Tour Guide at Edinburgh Tour Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2019

Thank you for reviewing Steve and the Outlander Tour. I am glad you had a good time and have passed you comments on to him. He said Hello and he enjoyed spending time with you both.

Reviewed 7 August 2019

Sam, our guide, took us on a great walk through the Old City of Edinburgh. it is obvious that she both knows and loves the city. We explored all of the old neighborhoods and heard all of the stories going back hundreds of years and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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TourGuideSam, Tour Guide at Edinburgh Tour Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2019

Thank you for the lovely review and I am so glad you enjoyed the tour. It was lovely to meet you both and I hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 16 July 2019

This tour was very good and we received a lot of information. We went in under the impression that we would stay on the royal mile its self and it would help us to get the lay of the land, so to speak. That is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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TourGuideSam, Tour Guide at Edinburgh Tour Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2019

Thanks for reviewing the Royal Mile Walking Tour. In the three hours we cover a lot and if we stuck to the Royal Mile you would miss so much, Grassmarket, Greyfriars, Riddles Court, Dunbar Close Garden.... Fortunately we only encounter one staircase on the tour...More

Reviewed 7 July 2019

Our guide David from Australia was very knowledgeable & interesting. We learned a lot of the history of Edinburgh & enjoyed the walk. It is a very hilly city so be prepared to walk up & down hills & stairs. We loved it!

Date of experience: May 2019
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visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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