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Local Eyes Tours

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Treat yourself, see Scotland with the perfect guide!!

I met Chris last year when I was fortunate enough to have him guide my son, my mom and myself... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandra S
Cold Lake, Canada
Central Highlands

We booked a private tour for 4 with Local Eyes. Chris picked us up at our hotel in Edinburgh, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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I'm Chris, Owner/Guide at Local Eyes Tours. I do Small Group Walking Tours and Running Tours, along with Private Tours for those who prefer a more intimate holiday experience. I offer City Tours and Tours to stunning countryside locations outside...more
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41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH2 2QP, Scotland
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+44 7769 265952
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I met Chris last year when I was fortunate enough to have him guide my son, my mom and myself around Scotland. I was lucky enough to return there this year and I did not hesitate to book him for 2 tours days for some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a private tour for 4 with Local Eyes. Chris picked us up at our hotel in Edinburgh, and we spent the day touring the Central Highlands, Doune Castle, Sterling Castle and the surro8nding areas. Chris was very knowledgeable and interesting...and even stopped for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were up early to prepare for a very long day of touring and excitement in Scotland! I did not go up on deck for the sail under the three bridges crossing the Firth of Forth as it was very foggy early in the morning....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We truely enjoyed the day touring with Cameron. Cameron was waiting for us at the dock when we departed the cruise ship. He was very knowledgeable of the area and was able to show some of the non-touristy jewels of the town as well as...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jonny was GREAT!! I was a golf widow on this trip to Scotland, so I booked a private tour for myself for 2 separate days to see different parts of Scotland, but had no specifics. So Jonny took in what I was wanting (walk away...More

Thank niklers
Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi niklers, Thank you for the great review for Jonny! He was happy to show you around, and we're glad you had a good couple of days while the golfers were occupied. Don't hesitate to get in touch if you ever visit Scotland again, we'd...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had one day to spend in Edinburgh. We should have spent more time there but we are extremely glad and grateful that we chose Local Eyes Tours as our guide. David was enthusiastic, patient, informative and somehow able to cater to the needs of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the afternoon with David touring the old city and castle. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the history, myth architecture, and modern politics of Edinburgh. Great introduction to our time in Edinburgh!

Thank PJ158
Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi PJ158, Thanks for the great review for David! He definitely knows his stuff, and then some! Glad you had a good time and we hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Scotland. Kind regards, Emily

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris was our tour guide and he was awesome! We cut the tour short on behalf of the rain but we still saw amazing sights and got good suggestions on what to do and where to go from there. Thank you!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My tour guide in the Edinburgh area was Helen, a knowledgeable, Interesting young lady who took me to the loveliest, scenic places like Dean Village, Stockbridge as well as Rosslyn Chapel and the Leith port area and HMY Brittania. Should had so much info at...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I had the best time with Chris W showing us the sights around St Andrews Fife, Crail - because I wanted to see a beach, & several other beautiful towns & villages. He is quite knowledgeable & easy to talk to ,as...More

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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ceeceem25, Thank you for the kind review! Chris had a great time with the two of you... glad you had a wonderful tour despite the jet lag! I hope the rest of your stay here was good too. Kind regards, Emily

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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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Chinera L
9 July 2018|
Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your interest in touring with us! Unfortunately, we are unable to offer tours starting from Invergordon, as we are based in Edinburgh. If you do find yourself in Edinburgh in the future, don't hesitate... More
5 July 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Hello! We'd be happy to accommodate you on September 17th for a Highlands trip. Please visit our website where you'll find our email, and if you send us a message there we can give you more information. Thanks!
13 April 2018|
Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Hi Season101, thanks for your message! We have availability on 20th and 21st May and it would be a pleasure to show you and the group about! Loch Ness is a 9 hour round trip without many breaks, so a long day when you... More