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Historic Edinburgh Tours

28/2 Bridge Road, Edinburgh EH13 0LQ, Scotland
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Greyfriars Kirkyard Tour in Edinburgh
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Historic Edinburgh Tours offer tours around two of Edinburgh's most fascinating destinations. Discover the stories of the people who lived, worked and died in the Old Town or visit the graves of some intriguing characters in Greyfriars Kirkyard. Whether you are walking in the footsteps of historic people, or learning about their lives only inches away from where they are buried, we're sure you will enjoy our carefully researched, well told stories. Historic Edinburgh Tours focus on historical stories rather than ghostly tales. We offer a money-back guarantee on all of our guided tours should you not have enjoyed your time with us.
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“old town” (15 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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28/2 Bridge Road, Edinburgh EH13 0LQ, Scotland
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"visual aids"
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"knowledgeable guide"
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"old town"
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"great tour"
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"two hours"
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"fascinating stories"
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"real history"
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"private tour"
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"his enthusiasm"
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"walking tour"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"all ages"
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"props"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow! What a guy, we booked this two hour canongate evening history tour prior to our first visit to Edinburgh after reading his excellent reviews BUT it's even better than first class if that's possible! He still ran this tour even though there was only...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all regardless of what I write I will not be able to share how much my family enjoyed this tour. I truly wished I booked more time with Robert, he was the best! My family booked a private tour so our children would...More

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RobertHowie, Owner at Historic Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I cannot really express how deeply touched I am by all your words. I'm fortunate enough to be able to be a tour guide because I love it, not because I have to do it. The love comes more from the people I meet than...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic job! Super informative and entertaining with a personable & knowledgeable guide. Robert did a fantastic job and was willing to personalize the tour. (I always appreciate guides who are willing to debunk myths or say "lots of people think X but it's not true...More

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RobertHowie, Owner at Historic Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you kindly! It's really lovely to get comments like this. There's simply so much information out there that we're not sure about. I'm much happier to tell the stories if I can put in some disclaimers about the research I've used. The other thing...More

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