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“Great fun on this literary pub tour”

Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour
Ranked #76 of 274 Tours in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

John Muir and Hazel were awesome guides as they played fun characters that took us on a lovely, engaging tour of Scotland's literary history, and the context around the work of great Scottish writers. Super fun. Nice walk. Great pacing, with ample time to hangout in a few key pubs. They were able to answer questions about the literature and the city. This is a great way to see a part of the city that takes visitors from Old Town to New Town, from past to present. Not too strenuous at all! Bring a jacket - it gets chilly as the sun starts to go down.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

We had a lot of fun with our guides. Informative tour with great acting and great dialogue between the two.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David S
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

John and Alison(?) (Mr. Clart and Ms. Brain) were adorable foils for this Edinburgh evening out. Poetry and performance, and stops at three nice pubs for a pint was a great way to spend the first evening in Edinburgh. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Suzanne R
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Fun evening full of both the classic Scottish writers, and some modern ones, and of course some really great pubs.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Staesha R
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I am no literary buff, in fact I was taking this tour to humour a friend of mine. But in the end I was completely hooked in and I am now quite tempted to read Ivanhoe along with other Scottish literary works that I will have to google as I have forgotten their names haha ;)
Entertaining and informative, a delightful way to spend your evening in Edinburgh!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RebeccaH3014
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