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Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

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Gain a personalized insight into the Scottish capital of Edinburgh from your guide on this private Edinburgh walking tour that’s perfect for couples, families, small groups, or anyone who wants a personal guide to the city. Explore Greyfriars Kirk, the Royal Mile, and Old Town, and leave with restaurant recommendations tailored to your travel style.
  • Personalize your experience of Edinburgh with this private walking tour
  • Hear tales of history, royalty, and murder—all tailored to your interests
  • Enjoy recommendations for restaurants and bars to visit after your tour
  • Get a local’s view of the city’s hidden spots from your guide
What to Expect
Greet your private guide at St. Giles’ Cathedral and get introduced before you set off on your walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you stroll, your guide tells tales of characters who have left their mark on the city, inspired books, or shaped the city’s rich history. Visit spots around the Old Town, the notorious Royal Mile, and the 17th-century church known as Greyfriars Kirk. Your guide takes you to a mix of big-ticket attractions and off-the-path gems. As this is a private tour, you can ask as many questions as you’d like, including recommendations for drinks or dinner later. You finish in a central Edinburgh location: Your guide will ensure you know where to go.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Saint Giles' Cathedral Cafe, St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh EH1 1RE, UK
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Tours leave from the main entrance of St Giles' Cathedral on the Royal Mile. You will recognize your guide from the name badge around their neck
  • Please arrive at least five minutes early
  • Please dress for the Edinburgh weather, which can be very irregular
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Iconic Tours
Richard Ackerman
Los Angeles, California
Great tour and guide!
Our tour guide, Richard, did an outstanding job of providing information in a polished and professional manner.
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David D
Private Central Highland Tour
Great trip and Will was a wonderful guide. Highly recommend. Stirling Castle, Rob Roy and other great sites.
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Isabela L
The Hague, The Netherlands
The best tour
We had a very nice experience with Gary the guide, he is very kind, polite and really charismatic. I recommend
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Andrea B
Jacksonville, Florida
Highlands Tour with Chris
Chris was awesome. Great personality and very knowledgeable regarding past and current events of Scotland. There
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Spokane, Washington
A fantastic private photo tour in Edinburgh!
I requested a tour to catch Edinburgh in the "Golden Hours" and Will Robb was happy to provide me with excellent
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Excellent private photo tour
I had a private photo tour with Chris. It was an amazing experience. Chris is a very knowledgeable and talented
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Whisky whisky whisky
Yes in Scotland they spell Whiskey without the E. I just enjoyed the private Central Highland tour with Chris as
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Lara A
WOW!!!! Highly recommend anyone and everyone to do this tour. We did the private Central Highland Tour with Chris
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Bellefontaine, Ohio
Incredible tour in EVERY way
My husband and I visited Edinburgh Scotland In late August of this year. On line there were many choices
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New Town Edinburgh
Our guide, Gillian, was wonderful. Charming, humorous, and she certainly knew her stuff! I wished we had booked
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Key Details
  • St Giles' Cathedral, Royal Mile, and 2 more
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Printed Paper Ticket Required
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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