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Please see a video of the tour, accessed via the photos on the left. Your host/guide on the Edinburgh Guided Tour is Stuart Usher and/or his son Richard Usher. They meet walkers outside Usher Hall, Scotland's premier concert hall and an Edinburgh...more
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Lothian Road | Central entrance of Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a solo traveller I booked this tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. Not having more than 10 people per tour gives this a more personal touch. Stuart delivers his historical facts and fascinating stories in a non-hurried and sometimes humerous way making sure everyone can...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I had the best possible start to our week in Scotland by spending a delightful and highly informative afternoon with Richard Usher as he led us on a most interesting walking tour of Edinburgh. He was a pleasure to listen to and...More

Thank nathan1947
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brilliant tour! Both my Auntie and I are local to Edinburgh and this was a gift for my Aunties 70th birthday. Richard was fantastic, extremely knowledgeable, humorous which kept the tour very interesting. We have both done several Edinburgh tours before and this was by...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The 3 hour walking tour, led by Stuart Usher, was excellent. He was exceptionally knowledgeable and kept the tour going at a brisk, but comfortable pace. Stuart shared fascinating anecdotes, took us down streets and alleys that we never would have found ourselves, and gave...More

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Thank AHK51
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were only five of us in the group and Richard remembered all our names within ten minutes of the Tour starting. The pace was just right, not tiring at all, and we thoroughly enjoyed the stories and anecdotes Richard related about the landmarks we...More

Thank Sharm77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful way to orientate yourself around this magical city and learn of its deep, rich history. Richard was incredibly engaging, knowledgeable and so personable, (remembering everyone’s names). His sarcasm and quick wittedness was gold. Highly recommend this small scale, very manageable walk.

Thank 509Fiona
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took several tours during our 2-week trip to Ireland and Scotland last spring, and this one was BY FAR the best. They limit the number of participants to ten (our group had just six), which is essential to be able to...More

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I travel often especially in the UK and Europe. This was by far the most informative and interesting tour we have taken. Richard is following his father’s tradition with stories and humor that make history come alive. Received many great tips on...More

Thank Martina A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Husband and I had the privilege of having Richard as our guide through Edinburgh. Richard was exceptionally knowledgeable, a gracious gentleman, and an excellent Storyteller. We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon. In the end we decided this was one of the best tours we have...More

Thank Karen L
Stuart U, Owner at Edinburgh Guided Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Karen Thank you very much for your marvellous Review. It is very nice to read such praise of my Son. He is doing a wonderful job and he, like myself, thoroughly enjoys guiding our Clients from many different countries around our ancient city of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite torrential rain our three hour walking tour was fantastic. Stuart took us to places most tourists would miss. He also gave us hints of things we could do ourselves. If you only do one walking tour this is the one to do.

Thank CEC939
Stuart U, Owner at Edinburgh Guided Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear CEC939 Thanks so much for your lovely Review of your and my delightful tour through our ancient city of Edinburgh. Haste ye back next year! Best wishes Stuart U

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Judith B
6 July 2018|
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Response from Stuart U | Property representative |
Hi Judy They wont allow us to put URLs or emails here. Just search for Edinburgh Guided Tour and drop us a line. best wishes Stuart
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Susan G
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Response from jamare2017 | Reviewed this property |
No we didn’t do full Royal Mile either but lots of interesting spots with colourful stories were included.
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caroljmack06
8 July 2017|
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Response from Stuart U | Property representative |
Hello Carol, We could certainly take you on a half-day tour during that period. Our half-day private tour is about 3.5 hours and runs from either 10.00am or 2.00pm. You can book now and, if you want to change the date at a... More
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