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City Explorers Free Tour

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Our Edinburgh FREE Walking Tour is both informative and fun and offer something for everyone. The FREE Tour starts every day on The Royal Mile, just in front of The Royal McGregor (154 High Street).
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160 High Street | In front of The Royal Mc Gregor, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Went on an evening Ghost Tour with Stephanie who was an excellent guide and story teller. She told us some really good stories about ghosts, witches, body snatchers and even threw in some fascinating tales of Scottish folklore. Would really recommend.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wonderfullondon2016
Reviewed yesterday

The free tour with Stephanie was fantastic, I'd say the best tour I've ever taken part in. She explained not only the history of Edinburgh but also the funny stories you don't read in the books. A really amazing guide that made discovering Edinburgh a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank IsabelS1816
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly recommend this walking tour.. great way to get acquainted with the city. We did this on our first day. Ewan our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Rachaeldalton
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Kenny is an amazing guide. He told the stories in a captivating way, and sprouted our interest not only in Edinburgh but Scotland as a whole. He also gave us great tips about bars and places to visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MissPaez
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our tour today with Kenny. He had great local insights told with unrivaled Glaswegian wit. Would highly recommend it to anyone visiting the city

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank markdM9817HC
Reviewed 2 days ago

Kenny gave us a fascinating tour of the Old Town of Edinburgh. He had plenty of stories and historical information that he shared with us. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My 16 year old daughter and I did a walking tour of old town Edinburgh with Graeme! The tour was super interesting and informative! He took us around and gave us interesting historical and quirky facts about the city! He was really engaging and is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank primadamo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Kenny was our guide and his knowledge, humor and storytelling prowess made this walking tour one of the best we’ve ever been on. Edinburgh is a beautiful city and Kenny made sure to give us the basis for the understanding of its history as well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank s_rgioa524
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our guide John is great at this! Being a historian and natural story teller made this a great experience. Do a host walking tour in Edinburgh, it's definitely a must!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TasteoftheWorld1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Kenny was our guide and made this the best tour I’ve ever been on. We were told interesting and entertaining stories about the history of Edinburgh and Scotland more broadly. We saw all the things I wanted to see and somehow Kenny didn’t sound like...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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17 February 2019|
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Response from yenuec |
I would say it depends on how long is the tour , but if the guide is great we have paid between £20 and £30
28 September 2018|
Response from Aniza_ah_bakar | Reviewed this property |
Depending on which tour. Last December was 10am for Free Edinburgh tour, 2.30pm for Harry Potter and 5pm, 7pm and 9pm for Ghost Tour. Check out their website for further details.
28 September 2018|
Response from Natalie T | Reviewed this property |
Hey! They have quite a few tours, so it depends on which tour you are choosing. For instance, the intro to Edinburgh/ old town tour has 3 times per day. I googled city explorers free tour and found their website with all... More