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“Fantastic tour”

Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours
Ranked #3 of 250 Tours in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Gareth was a fantastic tour guide, including not only the history and facts of the locations we passed but also just enough commentary to give us a true sense of place. He made conversation between strangers easy, and focused his information on things we'd be interested in, once he learned a bit about us. Cannot recommend highly enough!!

Thank ksinniger
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Gareth D, Owner at Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for your incredibly kind words! I'm so glad you enjoyed the walk, and felt the benefit of being in a smaller group. I hope you enjoyed the rest of Edinburgh as much. Safe travels, G

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Our guide Gareth was excellent. He was well-organized and very adept in navigating the busy streets during peak holiday season. He was knowledgeable about historical buildings and explained their significance through interesting background stories.

We were very pleased with his Edinburgh private tour. The value was there.

Thank Larry Z
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Gareth D, Owner at Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your lovely feedback - I'm so glad you enjoyed the walk! It was my pleasure to show you a little of the city, and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Edinburgh too. Safe travels, G

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Gareth pitched this walk just right. He engaged his group. Gave sufficient info and very interesting. A brilliant tour. Would use him again.

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Gareth D, Owner at Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks for your kind words! I'm glad you enjoyed the walk, and had fun in the rest of Edinburgh too! Safe travels, G

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Gareth is a very pleasant and competent guide. I really enjoyed the walking tour and learned so much about this beautiful city.

Thanks to a small group we were able to ask a lot of questions and you didn't feel so much "in the way". No need for an umbrella, a flag or speakers.

We only stopped once at the royal mile. Most of the time we used small closes and discovered hidden places. Really nice!

Thank Charlotte A
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Gareth D, Owner at Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you for such a lovely review - I'm glad you enjoyed seeing the city in a small group, and were happy to stick to the less crowded areas! It was my pleasure to show you around, and I hope you enjoy the rest of the city and the festival! Safe travels, G

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We booked the three hour tour. It was an amazing, interesting walk with a well-informed and very sympathic guide. We would certainly recommend a tour with Gareth to all visitors who really want to discover the town and find and see things which cannot be find in a written travel guide. Thanks again for our tour!

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Gareth D, Owner at Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for such a lovely review - I'm glad you felt you saw things in Edinburgh you wouldn't otherwise have found, and hopefully were inspired to do some further explorations yourselves! Safe travels, G

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