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Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00

Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours
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Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours provides affordable private and bespoke walking tours of Scotland's capital city, as well as unique personalised visitor information packages. All tours led by a knowledgeable and experienced local tour guide. Booking...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Edinburgh, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
+44 131 235 2351
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Gareth met 4 of us when we arrived in Edinburgh and started our trip off perfectly. He was knowledgable, interesting and truly seemed to enjoy giving the tour. Afterwards, we were able to navigate around on our own and find great places to eat in...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Even though it was a cold rainy day Gareth took our minds off that with his very informative and interesting 4 hour tour of Edinburgh. Gareth is a lovely young man and very knowledgeable about Edinburgh. He was happy to answer all of our questions...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great tour!! I am a tour guide myself and Gareth is top notch. He gave us a wonderful insight into the history and culture of Edinburgh and did so in a relaxed manner and at a steady pace. We covered a lot and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gareth is a great storyteller and an easy going guide who really opened our eyes to the some of the characters from Edinburgh's past and how they shaped the city. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Gareth and after finding the Castle and Royal Mile...More

1  Thank NicD68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 2 hour private walking tour of the City of of Edinburgh was an excellent introduction to the highlights of this historical city. The tour guide was personable and very knowledgeable about the history of Edinburgh.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned a tour with Gareth well ahead of time but unfortunately our flight was cancelled due to bad weather, this meant we would not arrive on time in Edinburgh to do the planned tour. We contacted Gareth and he was kind enough to...More

1  Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our walk which provided a very good introduction to the history, buildings and people of Edinburgh. He paced the walk to suit us, as we are slower than in our younger days. Gareth is professional, knowledgeable, articulate and amusing, but also has...More

1  Thank clarendon47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful way to see Edinburgh first hand. Garreth was great. He met us at our hotel and we walked for 4 hours all over the city explaining the old and new city and all the sites. My husband has been go Edinburgh before...More

1  Thank Admo1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gareth is an excellent guide! If you are interested in a walking tour of Edinburgh you will not be disappointed with Gareth.

1  Thank PSNY1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a beautiful Sunday morning with Gareth in the New and Old Towns of Edinburgh. He is extremely knowledgeable and insightful about the art, architecture, literature, politics, and history of Edinburgh. Our four hour tour seemed to fly by and we appreciated the breaks...More

1  Thank Margaret H
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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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20 August 2018|
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Response from lovetootrav | Reviewed this property |
Ours was $115 for three hours, two people. (I looked at my credit card bill).
Beda F
10 May 2017|
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Response from Carrie S | Reviewed this property |
Gareth will accommodate you in many ways with what you want out of your tour. He will walk at your pace & is mindful of who he is showing the sites. Very knowledgeable about Edinburgh and knows the history in depth... More
Lesley Y
9 February 2017|
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Response from Mark T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lesley. The walking isn't too strenuous - lots of strategic stopping. At the same time, its a lot of walking. There are more stairs in the old town than along the royal mile and it's generally flat. Walking is a great... More
16 July 2015|
Response from Gareth D | Property representative |
Hi, I suspect you're describing the City of Edinburgh Universities Training Corps site on Colinton Road - but without a bit more detail I couldn't say for sure!