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Edinburgh City Tour in Private Minibus
"Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh C witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During our tour we cover all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh. Starting on the famous Royal Mile we lead you through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions cloned sheep and the birthplace of Harry Potter. Highlights include:New Town
From GBP300.00
 
Private Edinburgh Sightseeing and History Tour
"Edinburgh has been the Capital of Scotland since the 15th Century and stands proudly on seven hills creating the dramatic skyline of this lively cosmopolitan city. Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Join this and hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During your tour you will cover all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh. Starting on the famous Royal Mile your guide Alan will lead you through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions
From GBP45.00
 
Edinburgh City Tour in Private Minibus from Glasgow
"Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh C witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During our tour all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh will be covered. Starting on the famous Royal Mile you will be lead through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions
From GBP350.00

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Gray Line tour to the Highlands

http://www.grayline.com/index.cfm I am usually dead set against organized tours, but since we only had a limited amount of time in Scotland I wanted to see as much as I possibly could. After sifting...
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Krumlovgirl
Jan 03, 2005

See the Edinburgh sky line...

See the Edinburgh sky line from {North of the city} Ferry Road it's wonderful. Take the 23 or 27 bus from Hannover Street North 10 mins.Get off the 23 when it turns right on Ferry Road second stop...
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EdinburghRoc
Oct 07, 2004

Town walk

Walking around the city of Edinburgh is almost like visiting two different cities very close to each other. To walk around the heart of the Old Town and the New Town will take about an hour at a...
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Cool-123
Dec 07, 2002

City walks

Edinburgh is a great city to walk through.Just enjoy the narrow streets of the old town. The houses are nice to see and often have a little street besides or behind it. These so called wynds and...
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tompt
Nov 16, 2002

Walk,walk.walk

I work in the city and love going walking when i get the chance! You must go up the casttle and do the touristy things but the Gardens (off princess st) is a must! If you have a lovely day, take a...
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mark_steps
Sep 01, 2002

If anyone is in the Scotland...

If anyone is in the Scotland Area and has £70 and three days to spare, i'd strongly reccomend the Haggis Tour, it is a three day tour to the Highlands of Scotland, the office is on the Royal Mile...
face_2_face
Aug 25, 2002

There's lots of different...

There's lots of different sightseeing tours around Edinburgh and if you have time, they're a great thing to do. They're quite cheap and a great way to see the sights especially if you only have a...
SusanneBeck
Aug 25, 2002

Ghost Tour

Edinburgh has the best walking Ghost Tour. We went on two while in Edinburgh. The first one, City of the Dead Tours, was the best one. We learned a lot about the city in a short amount of time. This...
jccope
Aug 24, 2002

There're a lot of things that...

There're a lot of things that you MUST do in Edinburgh!Begin with the Castle, and then, visit all the way down the High Street (also called Royal mile), wich is the way to go to the Hollyrood Palace...
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pmorin
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Scott Monument

The Scott Monument is a beautiful Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It is quite dirty, unfortunately it was decided cleaning the monument may damage it, so it has been...
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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle dominates the entire city of Edinburgh from its perch high up on castle rock. We thought it looked beautiful in the recent snow. It looks quite different from its far side so it is...
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Mons Meg - Edinburgh Castle

In 1457, King James II was presented with two massive siege guns, one blew up in use, and the other is still to be seen on display at Edinburgh Castle. Made in Mons in Belgium it fired missiles...
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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle has lots to see and takes a lot of time to see it all. There are plenty of free Toilets and they haven't forgotten you many get hungry and thirsty. Located in the old Cart Sheds...
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National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland is housed in two different buildings, the old one (former Royal Museum that was built in 1866, a fine Victorian structure on its own) and the new modern building from...
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Museum on the Mound

Opened in 2006 this was the most boring museum I visited in Scotland :) Museum on the Mound was just on my way so I walked in to check but I got bored no matter it’s a small thematic museum that I...
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