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  • Caroline Hartma... H
    1 contribution
    Went on a tour with Lafayette (a very talented and enthusiatic guide who made the tour even more thrilling and captivating)

    I would highly recommend joining this tour if you're looking for a spooky experience in Edinburgh!
    Written 24 February 2024
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  • Lisa M
    Glendale, CA47 contributions
    For any first-time visitor, this is a wonderful way to see the highlights of this beautiful and historic city. A must-do to get oriented for a day of adventure.
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • Ann S
    New York City, NY5 contributions
    My guide for the Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour was Allasdair and he was fantastic! We traveled from the New to the Old parts of Edinburgh and he told us dark stories along the way. I really enjoyed this tour because of the history, but mostly because of Allasdair’s comic relief that made the tales less scary that evening. I travel alone, and felt comfortable in the group especially since Allasdair made sure that the other singular people and myself were with him as we traveled from stop to stop. This is a tour I highly recommend you take!
    Written 21 February 2024
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  • Amanda
    4 contributions
    Walking tours are always a great start to a new city break and this was perfect. Alisdair was a great tour leader, full of humour, useful tips and an amazing historical knowledge. 2 hours of fun well spent. Thanks!
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • Sherpa07774279579
    1 contribution
    My husband, kid, and I had a lovely afternoon with Alice learning about the Old Town side of Edinburgh. Alice is a consummate storyteller and we were fascinated by the local stories that helped bring our surroundings to life. We loved the pause in the middle of the tour to have a drink and just chat with Alice as well. Overall, an amazing value and a wonderful tour guide!
    Written 4 January 2024
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  • Lauradorothy
    Aylesbury, England6 contributions
    Second time doing a tour with Auld Reekie and throughly enjoyed.
    This time round I did a graveyard and vaults tour.
    Fraser was brilliant! Made me jump a few times but it was hilarious!

    Definitely recommend.
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • Coastal16093607530
    San Diego, CA2 contributions
    Our private tour with tour guide Simon was excellent. Simon was not only knowledgeable but kind, personable, entertaining, funny, and accommodating to say the least. My sister, friend, and I were treated like family. We could not have asked for a better experience. Every stop we made was memorable, beautiful, and pic worthy. I highly recommend the tour especially with Simon.
    Written 27 December 2023
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  • luv2travel_whoohoo
    Baltimore, MD85 contributions
    Saf was wonderful. We had such a personalized and detailed experience. He met us at our hotel and gave us an overview of what we were going to see. He asked us what we wanted and where we had been already. We then went to his brand new comfortable tour van and he drove nto places that only a local with experience as a tour guide could do. He backed up into cobblestone walkways, drove through crowds to get us to Edinburgh castle, showed us a beautiful river community and other gems we would never have experienced without him. He is constantly researching the history of Edinburgh and is a wealth of knowledge. You can tell he is so proud of Edinburgh and is so enthusiastic and excited to share interesting stories, history, and places. His laugh is infectious. He also is a wonderful photographer and my favorite pictures of us and the beautiful city are the ones he took. I was sad our family could not have come with us to experience it. Well worth the price.
    Written 29 December 2023
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  • Kaitlin C
    2 contributions
    This walking tour with Daniel was so much fun! He packs a lot of history and jokes into a couple hours and you're able to hit many of the highlights in Old Town. It'd be great on a first or second day of your stay to get an idea of what you'd like to see further or ger recommendations from him. And if you're lucky enough to have Brahan with you that's a bonus!
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • Marie D
    Bantry, Ireland6 contributions
    We hopped on the first day having toured the castle. On recommendation we completed the tour without getting off and listened to the audio. The following day we hopped on ready with knowledge of where we wanted to get off. The bus offers more than 24 hours hop on off service with your ticket, your ticket is valid for all of the second day, only this company offers this. It was absolutely fantastic and certainly deserves more than 5stars. The bus drivers are so helpful and a mine if information. The people promoting the bus at the stops are fantastic, especially Gail who we met this morning!! Well done to all!!
    Written 2 February 2024
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  • Mbrady39
    Austin, TX3 contributions
    Shaun, our guide, was the perfect guide for us. We wanted someone who knew his way around the area. His knowledge of the area was amazing. At the same time, he did not talk us to death and let us completely tour at our own pace. And charming!
    Written 3 October 2022
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  • Emma P
    1 contribution
    Our guide was very energetic and humorous, had a great time. Captain grey was our guide, i would surely recommend doing to tour. The stories alone were great
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • Wendy H
    Provincetown, MA12 contributions
    Michael was a FANTASTIC guide. He was a fount of knowledge, personable and accommodating. He listened to what we were interested in seeing and doing, and he made it happen. I will recommend him to our friends who are planning a trip to Scotland in the next few months, and we will book his services again when we return. We do a lot of traveling and have been on may private tours… this experience far exceeded all the rest!!
    Written 13 September 2023
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  • Pavel B
    1 contribution
    Amazing journey into Harry Potter's world.
    Our guide, Benjamin was super friendly and devoted to his job.
    Highly recommended to all Harry Potter and Edinburgh fans :)
    Written 10 February 2024
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