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Heart of Scotland Tours

#5 of 192 Tours in Edinburgh
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Address: 29 Waterloo Place | Bus Stand ZE, Edinburgh EH1 3BQ, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 131 228 2888
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Small groups of 16 in the Wee Red Bus. Our guided tours have been specially...

Small groups of 16 in the Wee Red Bus. Our guided tours have been specially designed to give you maximum variety by including famous sights as well as hidden gems that many tourists never see. We look forward to welcoming you onto our famous Wee Red Buses to experience and enjoy the essential Scotland together.

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Stirling Castle and Whisky Tour

Had the pleasure of going on this tour while staying in Edinburgh a few weeks ago. The tour was a wonderful way to see some of the Scottish countryside and our tour guide Iain was... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had the pleasure of going on this tour while staying in Edinburgh a few weeks ago. The tour was a wonderful way to see some of the Scottish countryside and our tour guide Iain was excellent. He really knows how to make the tour enjoyable and fun. This tour was definitely a highlight of my trip to Scotland.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unfortunately I haven’t had time to write this review earlier; we made the Tour 2 - "Stirling Castle, Highland Lochs and Whisky” with Heart of Scotland Tours already mid-november, when were participating in a ”mini group” with only 5 persons led by your excellent driver/guide Ian. Ian guided us through the day with his excellent sense of humor and since... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife booked this tour for us as a last minute and the company excitingly has spots left. Our tour-guide Danny was amazing. Very polite, funny, and very knowledgeable about current events, history, or any topic you brought up to him. He drove very well and was always asking if anyone needed anything. He gave us enough time to see... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girfriend and I went on the 3-day skye tour. Paul was our driver and guide. The tour was simply great. We saw many viewpoints and got enough time to explore them and take nice photos. We stayed for 2 nights at a cozy guest house in Portree; lovely wee town. Make sure to book your restaurants in advance, because... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this trip in advance to avoid disappointment. We had a fantastic driver which made the trip great, since it is quite a longish one, but with his funny character & all the information he was providing to us, it was difficult to get bored while driving through the marvelous Highlands.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day trip with all the right sights. Our tour-guide, Andi C was a real delight, couldn't have asked for better!

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a great experience on Valentine's Day visiting St. Andrews and the fishing villages of Fife. Andy made our experience so personal and so much fun. Any question we could think of, he had an answer to. He has a wonderful sense of humor and such a great personality. We couldn't have asked for a better guide and... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Two friends and I booked the Hadrian's Wall tour this past Saturday! Before the tour even started we were off to a great start--the company normally has a minimum of five reservations in order to go forward with a tour but because we were so excited to go the company went ahead with our tour even though there were only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a brilliant day with our fun and knowledgable driver and guide Keith His cheerful attitude and presentation of facts, along with his focused driving on the winding Scottish roads made for a memorable day trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day out with our guide Scott who was informative, professional and courteous, saw all we came to see and more....Thanks Scott

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Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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