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Amazing tour!

Stroll through time was a perfect choice for me. Martin was very attentive and engaging. A personal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alisa I
A rainy afternoon with Martin

Wow! We had such an amazing time on our tour with Martin. Despite the rain, we showed up an were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jacqui C
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A relaxing walk through the heart of Edinburgh's old town catering for small groups. We'll wander along parts of the Royal Mile and Grassmarket following in the footsteps of my favourite characters whilst discovering its history and you decide what...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Chambers Street | Outside National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stroll through time was a perfect choice for me. Martin was very attentive and engaging. A personal touch and attentions to each and everyone on our small group was deeply appreciated too! What I liked the most was how he gave us history facts together...More

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Martin W, Owner at Stroll Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much! It's so nice to hear that you enjoyed the tour which I still continue to enjoy doing. I especially enjoy my small groups which allow me to get to know everyone. Thanks again, it's really appreciated. Best wishes, Martin.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We had such an amazing time on our tour with Martin. Despite the rain, we showed up an were very happy we did so. We ended up on an essentially private tour with Martin. He was personable, funny and most importantly extremely informative when...More

Thank Jacqui C
Martin W, Owner at Stroll Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello again! I'm so happy you both showed up for such a fun afternoon! The time just flew by and it was a pleasure to both meet you and stroll around the Old Town. At least the weather would have been good for your trip...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Edinburgh in May 2018 with a group of friends and booked a tour with Martin. What a good choice! Martin was friendly, fun, entertaining and helpfull and took our group of 6 on a true stroll through time. Also the tour was much...More

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Martin W, Owner at Stroll Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Hello! I thoroughly enjoyed myself that morning and it was fantastic to be part of your fun weekend! I'm also delighted to hear you enjoyed your time in the city. Best wishes, Martin.

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Martin was a pleasure to walk around with. He is knowledgeable and interesting. His stories are a great mix of history, site explanations, revealing the city, and intriguing stories. I highly recommend this tour for educated people who are looking to get away from the...More

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Martin W, Owner at Stroll Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you! It was great to meet you all and share the Old Town's history. I hope you have a fantastic time up north. Best wishes, Martin.

Reviewed 9 May 2018

Martin specializes in small group tours. He has outstanding knowledge of the history of Edinburgh and communicates this extremely well. While most of the nighttime tours of the city focus on the underground "caves" and ghost stories and tend to have dozens of participants, this...More

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Martin W, Owner at Stroll Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hello again. Thank you very much for your generous review. It was very nice to meet you and I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed the tour so much. Best wishes, Martin.

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

An intelligent and interesting tour with friendly Martin who put together an entertaining tour lasting almost two hours. A great way to find your bearings if you are new to Edinburgh and see many sights you might otherwise miss out on. Martin offered some good...More

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Martin W, Owner at Stroll Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi there. Once again, your very kind review is extremely appreciated. It was a pleasure to meet you both and take a stroll around the Old Town.

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Martin was great- despite the awful weather we had a lovely time. We took a different route than the usual Royal Mile tour and thus heard different stories and got a better idea of how to navigate that particular area. He's very friendly- gave us...More

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Martin W, Owner at Stroll Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hello again. It's so nice to hear that you had a lovely time because I enjoyed showing you around. Thanks again for the fantastic review!

Reviewed 8 April 2018

What a treat! My husband and I and two young-adult children visited Edinburgh for Easter weekend and Martin adjusted his plans to give us a tour on Saturday morning. Not only was he very knowledgeable, but his passion and commitment to sharing history came through...More

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Martin W, Owner at Stroll Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you folks! It's great to hear you all enjoyed yourselves so much, despite the weather. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you all and take a walk around the historic Old Town. Thanks again, Martin.

Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I (both of us in our early twenties) went on this tour last night and could not have enjoyed it any more! Martin was a fabulous guide, incredibly engaging, knowledgable and passionate. The route is perfect to fill in the gaps that...More

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Martin W, Owner at Stroll Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi there. That's fantastic to hear and thank you so much. I really enjoyed meeting you both and strolling around the Old Town. Take care, Martin.

Reviewed 18 March 2018

As well as being a very nice (and funny) chap, Martin is very knowledgeable and passionate about the history of Edinburgh. He covered both the architecture and some of the key historic characters of the old town. My wife and I had a really enjoyable...More

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Martin W, Owner at Stroll Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Hello again. Thank you once again for the great review and your kind words. I'm also delighted to hear that you enjoyed lunch. It was really nice to meet you both and take a stroll around the Old Town.

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Hi. First of all, thank-you very much for getting in touch. I'm excited to hear you're coming to Edinburgh! I run evening tours at 7pm on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Also, I conduct tours on a Saturday at 10.30am and... More
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Hi Sandi. Thank you very much for getting in touch and I'm delighted to hear you and your sister will be visiting Edinburgh! Please feel free to email me using the link on my Tripadvisor page you were viewing and I will be... More
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