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Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle

Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle

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See the best of medieval yet modern Edinburgh on this walking tour with optional skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle. As you walk, listen as your guide shares the history of this formidable city with ancient Roman roots and UNESCO-listed pockets. Explore atmospheric cobbled walkways along the Royal Mile, breeze into Edinburgh Castle to witness royal opulence (if option selected), and pass iconic locations like St. Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square, and John Knox House.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.06
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$27.06
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Take a personalized tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness on this day trip to the Scottish Highlands. See wooded lochs and tucked-away villages as you journey through spectacular scenery en route to Glencoe and Fort Augustus. Enjoy an optional boat tour in search of the Loch Ness Monster and traverse the picturesque Cairngorms National Park. Travel in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach with a small group limited to 16 passengers.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.30
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Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh

Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Delve into Scotland’s rich history and heritage on this 1-day Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle tour from Edinburgh. Head from the Royal Mile over the UNESCO–listed Forth Bridge to Dunfermline with a guide, and explore the Abbey Kirk — burial place of Robert the Bruce. See where the Battle of Bannockburn raged and learn of Scotland’s struggle for independence. Take in top local attractions including Stirling Castle, and enjoy breathtaking views from the top of the iconic Wallace Monument. Then, visit Rosslyn Chapel before returning to Edinburgh.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.84
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$52.84
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St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Travel from Edinburgh to St. Andrews and Fife on this day trip from Edinburgh. Cross the Forth Road Bridge into the Kingdom of Fife and pass by the coastal villages of East Neuk. Then pay homage to the town of St. Andrews, home to Scotland's oldest university and the Old Course where golf is routinely played. Driving in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach, see Falkland and the Lomond Hills. Enjoy a small-group tour, limited to 16 people, for a memorable and personalized experience.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.20
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The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour
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The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour

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Edinburgh is known for its dark past, and this evening walking tour is the original one to showcase the city's historically sinister and spooky side. Discover the hidden ‘wynds’ (alleys) and closes of the Old Town as you learn their mysteries and horrors; visit the ghost-ridden Greyfriars Kirkyard; and explore the city’s underground vaults to uncover their spirits and secrets. Your tour is led by a creepily costumed guide.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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$19.47
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Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

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Journey through Edinburgh’s grisliest tales on a haunted walking tour. Experience the ghastly histories of monsters, madness, and murder that cast a dark shadow on the capital city. Discover the stories and sites of witch trials, pagan rituals, and executions, and hear about local monsters that live in urban myth. Then visit the chilling Old Calton Burial Ground or Canongate Kirkyard cemetery to learn about body-snatching and some of the infamous interred.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.47
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Edinburgh Harry Potter Walking Tour

Edinburgh Harry Potter Walking Tour

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This 'Harry Potter' walking tour gets fans closer to spots in Edinburgh that inspired J.K Rowling’s famous books. Walk past key sites that inspired places such as Diagon Alley, and even see the cafes and hotels where the writer wrote her book series. Your guide knows the quickest ways to get around the city on foot to fit more into your time, as well as fun facts about Harry Potter.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.28
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Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis from Edinburgh

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Explore the stunning Scottish Highlands on a full-day excursion that includes Glencoe and Loch Ness. Set own from Edinburgh aboard a comfortable coach bus to experience some of the area's top sights and attractions. Visit to Callander "Gateway to the Highlands", learn the fascinating history of Glencoe—a village made modernly famous as a setting for 'James Bond' and 'Harry Potter' films—and opt to take a boat cruise upon iconic Loch Ness, keeping an eye out for the famous 'Nessie' as you go.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.75
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Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh

Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh

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Delve into Edinburgh’s horrific history on this evening ghost bus tour. With your spooky local guide, visit the city’s most terrifying locations, haunted by infamy and restless spirits! From your seat in a double-decker vintage bus, gaze at eerie sites such as Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, and the Royal Mile. Throughout the trip, hear anecdotes and facts about Edinburgh’s chilling past, replete with bloody executions, unspeakable tortures, and murder.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.81
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Whisky and Folklore in Edinburgh Including Four Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

Whisky and Folklore in Edinburgh Including Four Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

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The Waverley Pub is one of Edinburgh’s most popular drinking establishments and stocks a huge variety of Scotch whisky. On this tasting tour, sample four single malt whiskies from four different whisky-producing regions of Scotland, uncover the secrets of Scotch whisky-making, and experience the Scottish tradition of storytelling.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.11
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Royal Mile Guided Walking Tour in Edinburgh

Royal Mile Guided Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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Explore famous landmarks and hidden secrets in Edinburgh on this walking tour. Explore Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile with a guide, and gain insight into famous writers and inventors who have called the city home. Hear tales of Scotland's national bard—Robert Burns—and discover top landmarks such as St. Giles’ Cathedral and the National Galleries of Scotland. Capture Edinburgh through the eye of your camera as you go, and find out what makes this ancient city tick.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.83
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Small Group Edinburgh Night Walking incl. Underground Vaults with Private Option
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Small Group Edinburgh Night Walking incl. Underground Vaults with Private Option

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Explore a sinister side of Edinburgh on this late-night ghost walking tour that includes the Blair Street Vaults under South Bridge. Stroll mysterious alleyways as you listen to your guide’s grim and ghastly tales of treason and torture. Then venture underground for a candlelight tour of the 18th-century chambers and hear haunting stories of supernatural forces lingering in the city's darkest corners.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.57
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West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles from Edinburgh
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West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles from Edinburgh

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Experience the beauty of rural Scotland on this 9.5-hour West Highland lochs and castles day trip from Edinburgh. Visit the iconic Doune Castle in Stirlingshire with a guide, then head deep into the Scottish Highlands. Take in fine views over shimmering lakes and soaring peaks, and enjoy an hour’s free time in Glen Ogle. Then, head onward to Loch Awe and Kilchurn Castle — widely considered Scotland's prettiest castle. Explore the highland village of Inveraray and perhaps visit Inveraray Castle. Travel through the beautiful Arrochar Alps back to Edinburgh.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Potter About Edinburgh - with quizzes

Potter About Edinburgh - with quizzes

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Experience the magic of the world’s most famous wizard on a 2-hour Harry Potter walking tour of Edinburgh, perfect for families with kids. Alongside your Potter-mad guide, you’ll explore the winding streets and mysterious alleys that inspired J. K. Rowling to create the iconic wizarding world, and see filming locations featured in the movies. Plus, tick off top Edinburgh attractions such as the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, and Princes Street.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.86
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Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh

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See the best of Scotland in one action-packed day on this Glencoe, Loch Ness and the Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Pass Stirling Castle on route to Kilmahog with a guide, then continue through Rannoch Moor to the soaring Highland peaks of Glen Coe. Head along the banks of Loch Linnhe to Fort William and gaze over Ben Nevis — Scotland’s highest mountain. Enjoy free time to explore Loch Ness and learn the famous legend of Nessie! Visit Inverness, then travel through the mighty Grampian Mountains to Edinburgh.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.53
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Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish Borders Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish Borders Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Experience the legend and mystery of Rosslyn Chapel and the Holy Grail on this ‘Da Vinci Code’ tour from Edinburgh. In a small group, travel to the charming town of Melrose and through the Scottish borderlands. Explore Melrose Abbey and Rosslyn Chapel, and hear intriguing tales of Cistercian monks, the Knights Templar, and Robert the Bruce.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$52.15
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Small Group Edinburgh Underground and Graveyard Ghost Tour with Private Option
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Small Group Edinburgh Underground and Graveyard Ghost Tour with Private Option

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Edinburgh’s dark and desultory past means its streets are haunted by restless souls and wandering specters. This ghost tour—perfect for those fascinated by the supernatural—takes you to two of Edinburgh’s most haunted locations. Under the cloak of darkness, descend to the Blair Street vaults to explore a shadow-shrouded underground world. Visit Canongate Kirkyard, the final resting place of famous characters, and listen to gruesome tales of torture, cannibalism, and murder.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.08
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Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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See Stirling Castle, the Kelpies monument, and Loch Lomond on this day trip from Edinburgh. Pass Linlithgow Palace on the way to the Kelpies, said to be the largest equine sculptures in the world. Then travel through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, where you can join your guide on a nature walk, before heading to Stirling Castle for an optional interior tour (own expense). This small-group tour in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach is limited to 16 passengers for a memorable experience.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.20
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Outlander Day Tour from Glasgow or Edinburgh

Outlander Day Tour from Glasgow or Edinburgh

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See the Scotland of the hit television series 'Outlander' on this full-day tour through the countryside. With a driver-guide, you'll visit sites used for Lallybroch (Midhope Castle), Fort William (Blackness Castle), Crainsmuir (Culross), and Castle Leoch (Doune Castle). When booking, select pickup from Glasgow or just outside Edinburgh.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.30
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Outlander Adventure Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Outlander Adventure Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Attention “Outlander” fans: this tour was created just for you. Leave Edinburgh behind as you embark on an epic adventure to several sites from the popular television show. Visit Culross Palace (the fictional Cranesmuir), Doune Castle (Castle Leoch), Blackness Castle (Fort William), Midhope Castle (Jamie’s home), and Linlithgow Palace, the site of one of the series’ most intense scenes.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.07
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Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Journey to the frontier of ancient Rome on this full-day tour of Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish borders from Edinburgh. First up is a tour of the 15th-century Rosslyn Chapel, famously featured in ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and renowned for its mysterious stone carvings and unique architecture. After lunch (not included), stop at Melrose Abbey, the burial site of King Robert the Bruce’s heart, and look out over the English border from Cheviot Hills, before walking along the UNESCO-listed Hadrian’s Wall.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.75
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Highland Lochs, Glens and Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Highland Lochs, Glens and Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Experience Scotland's rugged countryside on a Highlands and whisky tour from Edinburgh. In a small-group, visit Scotland’s hilly Lowlands and forested Highlands, where you can spot waterfalls and migrating salmon in the River Braan. Stop in quaint towns for refreshments and optional whisky tastings, and soak up the stunning landscape — a mosaic of verdant glens, loch, and rivers. Along the way, learn the often dark history of this wild region.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.65
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Small Group Edinburgh Underground Vaults Historical Walk with Private Option
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Small Group Edinburgh Underground Vaults Historical Walk with Private Option

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Discover the Edinburgh Vaults—aka South Bridge Vaults—18th-century underground chambers that lie far below the city. On this underground walking tour with an entertaining and informative guide, hear tales of this dark and almost-forgotten place built below one of Edinburgh’s busiest thoroughfares. See evidence of excavated storage spaces, human habitation, taverns with wine vaults and more!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.57
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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An Edinburgh bus tour is the perfect way to hear commentary on city sights and get a panoramic overview. This City Sightseeing tour of Edinburgh lets you hop on and off at several strategically placed stops as many times as you like. Board the open-top double-decker bus and travel the entire route, or stop at Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum and many more. Buses depart regularly and tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle
"We learned so.much on this wonderful tour. Our guide Simin was excellent. Highly recommend thus tour"..."
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"Ally was very knowledgeable and engaging as well as friendly. His love for music was clear but the beauty was that he linked it all to his knowledge about Scotland. It was a lot of snippets of Scotland but well worth the trip"..."
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Rosslyn Chapel, Dunfermline Abbey and Stirling Castle Day Tour from Edinburgh
"Mark our tour guide was awesome. Great attitude and very knowledgeable. A must for a first time visit to Scotland."..."
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St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"Very good tour. Although I thought it might have been better if there were more stops on the way to St Andrew's. Driver Andrew Drummond (?) Was professional and full of information."..."
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The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour
"Nell our ghost tour guide was brilliant she brought the whole experience alive. Edinburgh is a beautiful city with a fabulous history. Thoroughly recommended."..."
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Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends
"As always, finding out information and stories that without a guide would not really be possible. Edinburgh is an amazing city."..."
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Edinburgh Harry Potter Walking Tour
"Interesting with an informative and fun guide. Very enjoyable way to learn more about the city and it's connections."..."
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Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis from Edinburgh
"What a day our driver Stephen was brilliant pointing out interesting facts and entertaining us with his historical stories,and our trip on Loch Ness was lovely, I would really recommend this trip."..."
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Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh
"Great fun experience with sam. Lots of humour and laughing from the start. Good mix of informative ,fun and a bit of scare ."..."
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Whisky and Folklore in Edinburgh Including Four Single Malt Scotch Whiskies
"Highly recommend this tour, we had an amazing time. The tour guide (Ben) was highly knowledgeable and the folklore was very interesting."..."
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Royal Mile Guided Walking Tour in Edinburgh
"Excellent guide. Very knowledgeable about the history of Scotland. I found this tour very interesting."..."
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Small Group Edinburgh Night Walking incl. Underground Vaults with Private Option
"This is a great tour made better by our guide Steve who brought the stories alive. Well worth joining the tour."..."
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West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles from Edinburgh
"The whole experience was excellent, from the luxury minibus, to our excellent tour guide. We both learnt and saw so much on our trip. Cannot recommend enough."..."
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Potter About Edinburgh - with quizzes
"Our tour guide was simply fabulous, providing an entertaining and very informative tour . Highly recommended Thank you !"..."
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Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh
"The guide Kenny was excellent he was very informative throughout the day. We had a brilliant time. 👏"..."
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Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish Borders Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"Lovely short day tour. Perfect gap filler. Look for Priorwood Gardens next door for a pretty spot to sit for lunch outside."..."
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Small Group Edinburgh Underground and Graveyard Ghost Tour with Private Option
"Fantastic walking tour, Jared was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable, he clearly enjoys what he does. Would definitely recommend this tour."..."
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Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"Another win for Rabbies! Scotland provided us with wonderful sights and Will kept us entertained and even went out of his way to find us some Highland cows ( or cooooos in Scottish!!!) Really enjoyed the samples of Scottish singers on the way home. Thoroughly enjoyable day and would highly recommend."..."
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Outlander Day Tour from Glasgow or Edinburgh
"the tour was a great experience and it met my expectations. The guide was excellent and we were able to see each place calmly. congratulations and totally recommended !!"..."
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Outlander Adventure Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"My friend and I are both huge Outlander fans and we’re really excited about this tour and it did not disappoint. The tour showed us so many familiar places from the show. Our tour guide, Mac was wonderful! Very laid back, incredibly knowledgeable and a wonderful storyteller… I learned a lot I didn’t know before. I would thoroughly recommend this tour to any Outlander fan out there!!"..."
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Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"The driver excellent knowledgeable and very interesting Entrance fees not included. The group size was excellent and COVID rules strictly adhered to making the experience safe"..."
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Highland Lochs, Glens and Whisky Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"I would highly recommend booking the tour with Rabbie’s. We covered lots of tourist sites and Duncan made it extra special with his humour and how nice he was. Can’t wait to return and do another tour with Rabbie’s!"..."
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Small Group Edinburgh Underground Vaults Historical Walk with Private Option
"Great tour with a knowledgeable and interesting guide. Lots of social history. Well worth an visit to see another side of Edinburgh."..."
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
"We used the bus three times during the day Great help to get around Also a very knowledgable tour guide"..."

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