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“clan chief”(2 reviews)
Welcome Borders Journeys welcomes you to Scotland! There is no better year to visit and explore Scotland than in the year that we celebrate Homecoming Scotland 2014, a year long celebration of all things Scottish. Our Tours Are you looking for a...more
Stance F , Waterloo Place | next to the entrance to Old Calton Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
+44 7794 021819
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Borders Journeys took our family of six on a two day private guided sightseeing tour of the Scottish Borders and Northern England. Ian planned a customized tour based on the points of interest that was not only geared for the adults, but also for our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ian W, Owner at Borders Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your review - it was very much appreciated. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your two days with me exploring Cumbria and the Scottish Borders. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and your family and sharing the beauty, history & heritage of the regions...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

For our first visit to Scotland we couldn't have had a better experience! Ian Walker shared his love for Scotland with us! We spent the day with him touring the borders and it is a day we will never forget! His knowledge of the history...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Ian W, Owner at Borders Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

It was an absolute pleasure to share with you the beauty, history and culture of the region. I look forward to welcoming you back again. Safe travels :-)

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We can't give enough compliments to Ian for our tour of the Borders. We had several specific requests which Ian accommodated and managed to weave into a well-paced full day. Being Elliotts, we wanted to see the Borders countryside and Hermitage Castle and meet our...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Ian W, Owner at Borders Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Many thanks Jan & Elizabeth for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and guide you around your ancestral areas.

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This was our third private tour with Borders Journeys. Recommend without reservation. See what you want to see, spend how long you want to spend there, leave the stressful driving to Ian Walker / Borders Journeys and enjoy his knowledgeable and passionate commentary. Two of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Ian W, Owner at Borders Journeys - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review. It's always a pleasure to welcome you on a Borders Journeys tour. See you next time :-)

Reviewed 1 July 2016

My visit to Scotland is partly as a general visitor and partly to see locations associated with my ancestral heritage. One of the first things I did in planning my trip was try to find a guide to take me on an ancestral tour of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband contacted Borders Journeys to see if a trip could be arranged for three generations of our family to visit Hermitage Castle and the Elliot Clan Chief at her home in Redheugh. Ian was amazing - responded quickly and thoroughly to all our questions,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

I contacted Borders Journeys for a private tour of the Scotland Borders about a year prior in preparation for our visit in September of this year. Borders Journeys handled every detail expertly and gave expert input into what would be the most important landmarks and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

July, 2014 and July 2015, we were blessed to have Ian Walker and Borders Journeys as our guide. In 2014, we spent 11 days, 1700 miles traveling Scottish Borders, Northern Ireland, Wales, and England. Ian drives his minibus and takes all the worry out of...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

Cannot fault this guided tour. We booked a private tour for 8 people including two children 11 and 7 and we had a lovely day with Ian. He was prompt, knowledgeable and passionate about Scotland. He had thought the day through and made a plan...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 17 November 2014

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed every minute. We booked a private day tour with Ian to Rosslyn Chapel and the Borders. Ian was a wonderful guide with so much knowledge about Scotland and funny too. You could tell he took pride in what he...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank TravelinNguyen
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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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