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Daily ghost walking tours of Edinburgh's Old Town led by a period costumed guide. Lively, outgoing and historically factual. Visit the Royal Mile, haunted Greyfriars graveyard and Edinburgh's famous underground vaults. Year round tours departing...more
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9 Hunter Square | Old Police Box on the Royal Mile, opposite Starbucks next to the Tron Kirk, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Make sure you take at least one go around with the live guide. Funny and informative. They had lots of opportunities to get on and off with three separate routes.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went on the 5:15 tour led by Lady Primrose (Kirsty) and absolutely loved it! She knows how to captivate an audience and expertly told the historical tales of Edinburgh as well as the scary stories. Even though I've lived in Edinburgh for 3 years,...More

Thank deana_davis7
Remmy F, Guest Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Deana, thank you for your kind words! It's great that you enjoyed Kirsty's storytelling. I agree that there is always something new to learn about our beautiful city.

Reviewed 3 days ago

In the very capable hands of ‘Maggie Dickson’ (Amy) we walked to various locations around the city, hearing wonderfully true stories of Edinburgh’s past. Our tour lasted approximately 1 hour 15 minutes and took us to historical sites in the city, the graveyard and the...More

Thank thinwhiteuke
Remmy F, Guest Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, and thank you for your review! We are very happy you enjoyed your tour with Maggie. We hope you had a great stay in Edinburgh.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Tour Guide, Dr. Bell, was wonderful!! He told stories in a very interesting way. He also took the time to get to know everyone on the tour, which was a great touch. We took the adult only tour and were really happy with the...More

Thank Katie F
Remmy F, Guest Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Katie, thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your tour with Dr Bell! Hope you had a great stay in Edinburgh.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time walking and learning heaps about the the old parts of the City and their past. Our guide Kirsty did a fab job scarring some of the Groups Members too. It also helped a lot that we had amazing weather. Can...More

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Remmy F, Guest Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Robert, thank you for your review! We are very happy you enjoyed your tour with Kirsty. It's true that we had unbelivable weather lately in Edinburgh, you were in luck!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour with Major Weir. Perfect mix of history and spooky tales. Our boys aged 8, 11 and 13 all loved it. Would highly recommend!

Thank Emselb77
Remmy F, Guest Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thank you so much for the review and the brilliant photos! We are very happy you and the kids enjoyed it. Major Weir is definitely a family favourite.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the tours whilst on holiday last week, really great tour, very informative and very friendly staff. Would recommend 10/10

Thank Harry M
Remmy F, Guest Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Harry, thank you for your review! We are very happy you enjoyed the tour with Maggie and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Edinburgh tour with a narrator hop on hop off was the most informative and amusing city tour I had been on anywhere in the world. Some the older guides were better than others but in general maintained a high standard and the frequency of....More

Thank antony121
Remmy F, Guest Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Antony, we are glad you enjoyed your tour but it is very likely that you booked with a different company, since we do not offer bus tours. In any case, we hope you enjoyed Edinburgh!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We got an adress with the booking of the tickets, so we presumed that with the discription of the "ghost/police box" we would be able to find it. The adress given to us brought us to some charity shop who had ABSOLUTELEY no idea what...More

Thank Tom H
Remmy F, Guest Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Tom, I am sorry you could not find the starting point but I must say that the confirmation email clearly mentions not only the address, 9 Hunter Square, but also the postcode and visual guides (along the Royal Mile, opposite Starbucks). Therefore we do...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We signed up last minute to do an Edinburgh Pub Crawl and it was a great evening! Our guide, Carlos Anton Moya, really made the tour fun and special. We visited a number of different pubs and he explained the rich history of each. He...More

Thank Amy T
Remmy F, Guest Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Amy, thank you for your review! It's great that you enjoyed your time with Carlos. Don't hesitate to visit us again when in the city.

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Hi, Our tours are kids friendly especially the early afternoon ones at 1.15, 3.15 and 5.15pm. We look forwards to meeting you.
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