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The Edinburgh Classic Tour

Lothian Regional Transport plc | 27 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DL, Scotland
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Great way to see City if you have limited time

Pre booked 48 hour three location ticket (Castle, Holywood and Britannia) -proved real good value... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
dubbers390
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Ledbury, United Kingdom
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A great start to our stay!

I was SO impressed at the price and quality of this tour. The ticket lasts for 24 hours and the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Poppy R
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Durham, United Kingdom
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18 Oct 2017
“Great way to see City if you have limited time”
24 Sep 2017
“A great start to our stay!”
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Lothian Regional Transport plc | 27 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DL, Scotland
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Pre booked 48 hour three location ticket (Castle, Holywood and Britannia) -proved real good value and an efficient way of maximising our time in city. The commentary provided gave us a good insight to what we were seeing and as it rained for quite a...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I was SO impressed at the price and quality of this tour. The ticket lasts for 24 hours and the guides are absolutely excellent. They are full of knowledge and don't run out of things to say even when the traffic is really slow! They...More

Thank Poppy R
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Pros: 1. Standard hop on-hop off advantage of being able to use the bus multiple times and for 24hrs 2. Box office service is great and professional. Cons: 1. The guide was hard to understand and was making a bit inappropriate jokes at times. 2....More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This ticket is a veritable bargain allowing unlimited hop on hop off access to 4 different tour bus routes PLUS a Forth Bridge Tour and Firth of Forth cruise for only £30. Tammie the ticket sales agent was extremely friendly and helpful in advising the...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The best way to get around Edinburgh and find out all the history about the city. Very interesting from start to finish. Our tour guide was really helpful and funny too.

Thank Stuart D
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Informative and entertaining. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about the local history and stories and brought the whole experience to life. Great stories about R.L Stevenson's childhood too. Loved every moment and it is a great way to find out more about a city....More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

For our senior rate of fourteen pounds for 24 hours, this proved an excellent way to see and get around the city. On this tour, one learns some of the history of the city and people like J.K. Rowling and Sean Connery and real historical...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This tour was brill even with the odd rain shower . The staff talked about loads of history facts and were friendly and we could hop on and off as bus came every minute . Our male tour guide told us about the Tower Restaurant...More

Thank Fiona H
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Awesome tour of the main sights of Edinburgh.Perfect with young kids and old grand parents. If possible buy the tickets in advance.

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

With only a limited time in Edinburgh (1 day) we decided to try the bus tour. We love city breaks and always use the buses as a way of exploring. You often see sights you wouldn't get chance to walk to. We weren't disappointed, the...More

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
...More
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Deidre G
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Response from Fiona H | Reviewed this property |
yes and the ticket office is on the bridge . u need to go to the bridge
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