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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

Tours Etc. Tips (11)

Ghost tours - Not very scary at all

There's tons of them. Walking down the Royal Mile theres wooden boards everywhere advertising the different tours. Ghost, gouls, graveyards, caves, tunnels, hauntings... I'm not saying you shouldn't...
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Pixiekatten
Oct 27, 2006

Bus tours around Edinburgh

there are a whole heap of tour companies that usually tout people from outside the Waverley Train Station. Please, please just get a ridacard (cheapest way to travel) from Lothian Buses, and hop on a...
Debbie1
Jul 30, 2005

going around and seeing nothing

We decided to buy a ticket for a one day trip. I think you'd better not to take those tours and to plan your trips by yourself . They took us around and let us see very touristic places and nothing...
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juzz
Nov 29, 2005

Edinburgh bus tours

There are 5 bus tours in Edinburgh, we went on the MacTours version, it was informative and we got a great view around the city before exploring on foot. You can keep your ticket all day and hop on...
KevinGreig
Dec 12, 2006

'See Edinburgh' bus tours

The city is walkable! get yourself a small simple map and walk it- this way you get to explore the thousands of little alley ways and still see it all (it's not that big and everything is close...
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snoel
Sep 16, 2002

City of the Dead Walking Tour

It was quite entertaining but wasn't exactly what I expected. The first 20 minutes were spent listening to a funny but fairly inaccurate history of Scotland. From there we went to Greyfriars Kirkyard....
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kevarms
Aug 04, 2007

See Edinburgh City Centre before you go!

Edinburgh has many different areas, the New Town was new over 200 years ago and the Royal Mile can have some run down areas too. Use the internet to search for photos in different areas of Edinburgh...
KevinGreig
Dec 12, 2006

Tourist Bus Tours

OK, first off, I'm not about to knock the open top tour bus thingy's that are everywhere in Edinburgh. They're nice vehicles, (if you're a bus geek), and the tour staff are I'm sure lovely and well...
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Joe_Green
Jan 09, 2003

Choose your "Underground" Edinburgh tour wisely!

There are many walks that claim to show you 'Underground Edinburgh,' but only one shows you the part of the city that was buried many years ago: Mary King's Close. Other tours will dub themselves as...
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Scotzman
Oct 30, 2012

The Underground Haunted Tours...

The Underground Haunted Tours are pretty much a tourist trap, but if you enjoy people trying to scare you and fill you full of bull then you might enjoy it. I'm a big baby so they scared the hell out...
KenMore
Aug 25, 2002

I got my hair cut by a...

I got my hair cut by a Scottish chick living in Dublin working in Temple bar area.This is a message for you young lady.That was the worst hair cut I ever got in my life and if, I ever run into you...
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ombre
Feb 06, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Edinburgh

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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

The National Museum of Scotland is housed in a superb building...at least, the old part of it is superb (the part which was, until fairly recently, the 'Royal Museum'). I wasn't very taken with the...
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Museum on the Mound

In 2006 the Museum on the Mound first opened its doors to the public.....and it is FREE !!! This fascinating museum is all about money and more. You can see how the money was designed, the technology...
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