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Edinburgh: History & Culture - Private Walking Tour

Edinburgh: History & Culture - Private Walking Tour

By Walking Tours in Edinburgh
per group (up to 10)
Lowest price guaranteeReserve now & pay laterFree cancellation

Ages 0-120
Duration: 1h 30m
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English

  • Wonderful Local Guide
  • Hotel PickUp Available
What's not included
  • Entry/Admission - Edinburgh Castle Esplanade
  • Entry/Admission - Writers' Museum
  • Entry/Admission - St Giles' Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Museum on The Mound
  • Entry/Admission - The Scottish Parliament
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Holyroodhouse

Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • The Scotch Whisky Experience, 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, UK
    Outside the Scottish Whisky Experience on Castlehill
Pickup details
  • If you choose a hotel pickup, please note that the route needs to be altered. If your hotel is too far out of our general route, this will take time away from the tour so it is up to your own discretion.
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    • Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, UK

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 299450P1

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travellers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 299450P1

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    About the operator
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    • Walking Tours in Edinburgh
      Edinburgh, Scotland
      Joined in February 2021
    • 327rosemaryg
      0 contributions
      3.0 of 5 bubbles
      Not a whiskey Tour
      Really nice tour guides. Very informative but not what I expected. Unfortunately, not much of a whiskey tour. 3 Whiskey tastings provide at the end of the 2 hour walking tour with no whiskey details or information. A bit overpriced for only 3 tastings after all that walking.
      Written 17 July 2023
    • patricialehfeldt
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A great way to spend the afternoon
      Manon showed up things in Edinburgh that we had walked past and never even knew the significance of! What a delight she was and how brilliant it this tour. We walked the Old Town and ended up at the Tollbooth Hotel which was on my MUST SEE list anyway. The whiskey tasting was very interesting and we loved the hotel so much, we stayed on for dinner. A fabulous way to spend a couple of hours away from the tour buses and see the authentic town.
      Written 16 July 2023
    • yasminee529
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Passionate Tour Guide
      My friends and I went on The People's Story tour with Mojo and it was just us in the tour. You could tell how passionate he is about the city by the way he is doing this and this made us enjoy the tour much. He is very knowledgeable and gets into very interesting details, not a generic narrative. He used a folder with relevant pictures while narrating which I found very helpful and interesting. He actually gave us an extra hour as we all got carried away enjoying the tour.
      Written 27 July 2021
    • EFry91
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A great morning with lots of learning!
      We were toured around mid-July 2021 by Mojo - it was a small group that day and he managed to make it so personalised to our interests, answering questions as we went along. Thoroughly enjoyed the morning and aside from all the engaging content and details we would have otherwise overlooked, we saw lots of great spots to return to over the rest of our stay. A great tour to choose!!
      Written 26 July 2021
    • 397mennad
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      You Should try it yourself
      It was an amazing walk. Telling stories of people who really had a great impact on the Scottish history was amazing. My friends and I have enjoyed it so much, we had the ability to see Edinburgh from different perspective and to know more about its rich historical stories. Mojo is a very genuine, friendly and easy going tour guide.
      Written 25 July 2021
    • ronniep203
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Interesting and Fun Tour
      We spent a great afternoon on this tour walking round Edinburgh’s beautiful Old Town. Our tour guide Mojo took us to familiar places but with a different angle which made it very interesting but also entertaining. A fun day and highly recommended.
      Written 20 June 2021
    • chowhardman
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      go on this tour IMMEDIATELY
      Wow! This tour was really amazing! I’ve lived in Edinburgh my whole life and going on this tour has made me fall in love even more with this amazing city! I could not recommend it enough wither you are a local or coming to visit make sure this tour is on your things to do! Thank you walking tours in Scotland for another amazing tour 🧡
      Written 18 May 2021
    • WanderingScotland
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Family friendly and fantastic tour guide!
      I went on the Walking Tour in Edinburgh tour this past weekend and it was fabulous! Our tour guide was lovely and clearly very knowledgeable about the city. They also made an effort to get my child involved with the tour which I really appreciated. I felt safe at all times and the tour gave me a real insight into Edinburgh. I’ve been on tours run by Walking Tours in Scotland before and I’ve always had a great experience with them! 10/10 would recommend and I’ll definitely be getting tickets to other tours run by this company.
      Written 18 May 2021
    • 490livb
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Loved it!
      I went on this tour a couple of weeks ago on a day trip from Glasgow. It's a new tour but the tour guide, Mojo?, was brilliant! I learnt so much about Edinburgh's history and people, got information about things i've just walked past many times before and it definitely gave me a new perspective on the city. I'd recommend this to tourists and locals alike! Wasn't expecting to learn so many new things but thoroughly enjoyed the tour, thank you.
      Written 18 May 2021
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles1 review
    Very good

    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    May 2021 • Family
    I went on this tour and has such a fun time! The tour guide was clearly really passionate and that came across and got our group all the more excited and wrapped up in the stories. I brought my kids along and they loved it! This isn’t our first time doing a tour with Walking Tours in Scotland and there’s a reason we keep returning to them, their tour guides are experts of the city they are in because they’re from there! The safety restrictions in place out is at ease and overall we had such a lovely time. We will definitely be back.
    Written 18 May 2021
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    Thank you for the wonderful review!
    Written 18 January 2022
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