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Local Eyes Tours

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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 2 weeks ago

We were a 12 person family group and everyone of us would write an excellent review. Chris was very easy to get along with, kind, knowledgeable about many issues, funny and got us in an appropriate sized vehicle. Linda was the driver and she was...More

Thank RetiredTraveler649
Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi RetiredTraveler649, Thank you for the great review! Glad you had a great time with Chris P! Best, Emily & Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had contacted Local Eyes Tours because I wanted to make sure my friend with mobility issues could enjoy the sightseeing trip knowing that the terrain was a bit hilly for her. Cameron took 4 of us on an all day tour of the city...More

Thank linda r
Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi linda r, Thanks for the great review! Glad you enjoyed Cameron, and your lunch at Baillie Bar! Best, Chris & Emily

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Tour we ever took!! Chris is absolutely amazing. He bends over backwards to make sure you have the time of your life. We took a 3 day tour north of Edinburgh to Inverness and back. We had a last minute change in tour guides...More

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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Muskymaj, Thank you so much for the great review. We're glad you had a great time with Helen and enjoyed seeing the country! If you visit again, don't hesitate to get in touch. Best, Chris & Emily

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very pleased with our private tour of The New Town with Gaines. He was so knowledgeable and helpful to answer our questions and to recommend places to see and eat. He took our interests into account and made sure we were comfortable. A...More

Thank Kathy W
Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Kathy W, Glad you had a great time with Gains, he really knows his stuff! Thank you for the great review. Best, Chris & Emily

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 8 - 3 kids (ages 9, 11, 13), 2 parents and 3 seniors - had the most amazing experience in Scotland mostly because of Local Eyes Tours. I had a LOT of questions during my planning process, and Chris responded very timely...More

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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Mark F, Thank you so much for this lovely review for Moira and Gillian. They are both excellent guides and had a fantastic time with your family! We're glad you enjoyed the trip so much - don't hesitate to get in touch if you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time on 2 separate day tours from Edinburgh. One was with Cameron who is highly knowledgeable about the history of Scotland, and was also a professional truck/bus driver. We felt very safe and learned a lot while having fun. The second...More

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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi carol y, Thanks for the great reviews for Cameron and Chris! We're glad everything worked out in the end and that we were able to show you around on two tours. Do get in touch if you are stopping by again! Best, Chris &...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a day with Cameron making our way up to the Central Highlands. Our experience was excellent, from the first email inquiry to the drop off at the end of the day. Local Eyes Tours has great itinerary options that can be switched up...More

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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Bethanie T, Thanks for the great review for Cameron! He had a great day showing you all around and we're glad that you had such a good time. Best, Chris & Emily

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I only had a short time in Edinburgh. We did the Castle and walking around Old Town/Royal Mile and environs on the first day. Second day we took a 6 hour tour to hit the spots we hadn’t seen but wanted to....More

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

Hi CharlestonChip, Thank you for the kind review! We're really glad you had a good time and were able to see some spots you hadn't yet been to. And, thanks for your understanding regarding everything going on! It's all settling down now, fortunately. Feel free...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured the North Berwick area with Chris last May. It was a fantastic tour, tailored to meet our needs and interests. Chris gave us an orientation of each site and turned us loose to explore as we wanted. He was always available and when...More

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

Hi Pamela M, Thank you so much for the review! Chris loves taking people to his hometown and it's always evident! Glad you got some good pics too :) If you ever come back, you know where to find Local Eyes and we'd love to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a small group (8 co-workers + two spouses) visiting Edinburgh for business. I spent a lot of time looking for a group tour without the theatrics. When I found this place (on Google) I checked into it and was VERY impressed! Gillian was...More

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

Hi Ed B, Thanks for the review! We're really glad you enjoyed Gillian - she's an amazing storyteller! Great that you got a thorough introduction to the city and were then able to enjoy the next couple days on your own :) Hopefully some of...More

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Chinera L
9 July 2018|
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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
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Africa1463
5 July 2018|
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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!
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Season101
13 April 2018|
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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
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afreenmir
28 March 2018|
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Bao T
22 June 2015|
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Hi Boa T, I have availability on July 4th and it would be my pleasure to show you guys around. To book, go to my website and choose between my Edinburgh tour, Highlands tour and Coastal tour. You can also email me... More
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