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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Take a personalized tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness on this day trip to the Scottish Highlands. See wooded lochs and tucked-away villages as you journey through spectacular scenery en route to Glencoe and Fort Augustus. Enjoy an optional boat tour in search of the Loch Ness Monster and traverse the picturesque Cairngorms National Park. Travel in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach with a small group limited to 16 passengers.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.05
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$73.05

Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh

Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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Step off the tourist trail and explore the Scottish capital’s hidden secrets on this underground walking tour in Edinburgh. Follow a guide from the South Bridge in Edinburgh Old Town down below street level, where a series of ancient vaults lie. As you explore the dark passageways, learn why the vaults were built, hear of the poor souls who sought refuge in the depths and discover a hidden witchcraft temple. Gain insight into city life during the 18th century, and learn of the deadly diseases which threatened Edinburgh’s inhabitants.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.40
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$19.40

The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour
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The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour

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Edinburgh is known for its dark past, and this evening walking tour is the original one to showcase the city's historically sinister and spooky side. Discover the hidden ‘wynds’ (alleys) and closes of the Old Town as you learn their mysteries and horrors; visit the ghost-ridden Greyfriars Kirkyard; and explore the city’s underground vaults to uncover their spirits and secrets. Your tour is led by a creepily costumed guide.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.40
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$19.40

Edinburgh Afternoon Tea Experience
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Edinburgh Afternoon Tea Experience

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Knowing the best spots for a quintessential British experience in Edinburgh can be tricky. Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea on a vintage Routemaster bus tour, and cruise past city landmarks including Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace as you sample fresh scones, sandwiches, and tea. Choose a departure time to suit your schedule, and capture stylish snaps on board the classic vehicle.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.28
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Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis from Edinburgh

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Explore the stunning Scottish Highlands on a full-day excursion that includes Glencoe and Loch Ness. Set own from Edinburgh aboard a comfortable coach bus to experience some of the area's top sights and attractions. Visit to Callander "Gateway to the Highlands", learn the fascinating history of Glencoe—a village made modernly famous as a setting for 'James Bond' and 'Harry Potter' films—and opt to take a boat cruise upon iconic Loch Ness, keeping an eye out for the famous 'Nessie' as you go.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.53
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$66.53

Isle of Skye, The Highlands and Loch Ness- 3 Day Group Tour from Edinburgh

Isle of Skye, The Highlands and Loch Ness- 3 Day Group Tour from Edinburgh

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The Isle of Skye is the largest of Scotland’s Hebrides Islands and this multi-day tour from Edinburgh ensures you take in all the highlights. Admire natural wonders such as Loch Ness, Glencoe, and Ben Nevis; visit Lealt Falls, Dunvegan Castle, and Kilt Rock on the Isle of Skye; and see Eilean Donan Castle, where 'Highlander' was filmed.
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  • 3 days
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$187.11
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

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Marvel at Scotland’s rural majesty on this 3-day Isle of Skye and Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Admire Loch Lomond and Eilean Donan Castle; and discover the relaxed lifestyle of Skye, with a stroll around the harbor town of Portree and a whisky tasting. Plus, explore Culloden Battlefield to learn of Scotland’s Jacobite Rising; visit Urquhart Castle, and cruise on Loch Ness. Some entry tickets are at your own expense.
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  • 3 days
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$374.21
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Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

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Journey through Edinburgh’s grisliest tales on a haunted walking tour. Experience the ghastly histories of monsters, madness, and murder that cast a dark shadow on the capital city. Discover the stories and sites of witch trials, pagan rituals, and executions, and hear about local monsters that live in urban myth. Then visit the chilling Old Calton Burial Ground or Canongate Kirkyard cemetery to learn about body-snatching and some of the infamous interred.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.90
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$21.90

Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh

Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh

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Delve into Edinburgh’s horrific history on this evening ghost bus tour. With your spooky local guide, visit the city’s most terrifying locations, haunted by infamy and restless spirits! From your seat in a double-decker vintage bus, gaze at eerie sites such as Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, and the Royal Mile. Throughout the trip, hear anecdotes and facts about Edinburgh’s chilling past, replete with bloody executions, unspeakable tortures, and murder.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.72
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour Including

3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour Including "Hogwarts Express" Ride

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Venture to the Scottish Highlands and spend two nights on the Isle of Skye, including a steam train ride on The Jacobite of the West Highland Railway Line — aka the ‘Hogwarts Express’ of Harry Potter fame. This 3-day guided trip from Edinburgh takes you through Cairngorms National Park to regional highlights such as the Old Man of Storr and the Cuillin Mountains. Visit Eilean Donan Castle, ride the ferry to Mallaig and stop at the legendary Loch Ness. Enjoy daily breakfasts during your hotel or B&B stay in Portree.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$663.88
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands with Lunch from Edinburgh

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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands with Lunch from Edinburgh

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This full-day Scottish Highlands tour takes you on a scenic drive from Edinburgh to the fabled Loch Ness. The journey travels by coach across Rannoch Moor to Glen Coe and through the Great Glen to Fort Augustus, where you’re treated to a locally made picnic lunch. Take an optional boat ride on the legendary loch in search of ‘Nessie’ before the return trip over the Drumochter Pass and through the forests and rivers of Highland Perthshire, with views of the UNESCO-listed Forth Bridge.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Travel from Edinburgh to St. Andrews and Fife on this day trip from Edinburgh. Cross the Forth Road Bridge into the Kingdom of Fife and pass by the coastal villages of East Neuk. Then pay homage to the town of St. Andrews, home to Scotland's oldest university and the Old Course where golf is routinely played. Driving in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach, see Falkland and the Lomond Hills. Enjoy a small-group tour, limited to 16 people, for a memorable and personalized experience.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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$59.00

Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle

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Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle

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See the best of medieval yet modern Edinburgh on this walking tour with optional skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle. As you walk, listen as your guide shares the history of this formidable city with ancient Roman roots and UNESCO-listed pockets. Explore atmospheric cobbled walkways along the Royal Mile, breeze into Edinburgh Castle to witness royal opulence (if option selected), and pass iconic locations like St. Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square, and John Knox House.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
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Loch Ness Glencoe and The Highlands from Edinburgh

Loch Ness Glencoe and The Highlands from Edinburgh

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Exploring the Highlands is a must-do when in Scotland but getting around can be tricky. Skip the hassle of navigating public transport or driving on familiar roads by booking this guided tour. From Edinburgh, you'll head north to the most important Highland destinations, including Glencoe, Ben Nevis, Great Glen and Loch Ness.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.07
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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An Edinburgh bus tour is the perfect way to hear commentary on city sights and get a panoramic overview. This City Sightseeing tour of Edinburgh lets you hop on and off at several strategically placed stops as many times as you like. Board the open-top double-decker bus and travel the entire route, or stop at Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum and many more. Buses depart regularly and tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.18
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$22.18

Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle and the Kelpies from Edinburgh

Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle and the Kelpies from Edinburgh

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Explore Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle, and delve into the world of William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, and Rob Roy on this tour from Edinburgh. Visit Stirling Castle—widely considered among Scotland’s most impressive fortresses—with a guide. Head through the Trossachs National Park to the Highland village of Balloch, nestled by the banks of magical Loch Lomond. Perhaps take a lake cruise or enjoy capturing the pretty town of Luss on camera before the journey back to Edinburgh.
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  • 8 hours 45 minutes
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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Uncover the mysteries of Loch Ness on an exciting day-trip from Edinburgh. Set out north along Scotland's West Coast to experience one of the country's most iconic lochs, best known for the fabled 'monster' said to reside deep within its waters. En route, pass some incredible sights, including the ruins of Linlithgow Palace, Ben Nevis―Britain's tallest mountain―and dramatic Highlands landscapes recognizable from films like 'Skyfall.' Your guide regales you with stories about the area, making for an exciting, informative―and if you're lucky, truly legendary―trip.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.53
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Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Journey to the frontier of ancient Rome on this full-day tour of Hadrian’s Wall and the Scottish borders from Edinburgh. First up is a tour of the 15th-century Rosslyn Chapel, famously featured in ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and renowned for its mysterious stone carvings and unique architecture. After lunch (not included), stop at Melrose Abbey, the burial site of King Robert the Bruce’s heart, and look out over the English border from Cheviot Hills, before walking along the UNESCO-listed Hadrian’s Wall.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.53
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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Immerse yourself in the rugged peninsular landscapes of the Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands on this 3-day trip from Edinburgh. During your visit to Scotland's wild northwest coast, you’re driven through the Highlands, including stops at Glencoe and Loch Ness. Stay overnight with daily breakfasts in the harbor town of Portree, where you find local pubs and have plenty of time to explore the Isle of Skye with your guide. Numbers are limited to 16 people on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience.
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  • 3 days
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$486.98
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Scottish Highlands and Hogwarts Express Tour from Edinburgh

Scottish Highlands and Hogwarts Express Tour from Edinburgh

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Trade the city’s bustle for a magical day in nature on this Harry Potter-themed excursion into the Scottish Highlands. In the morning, set off from Edinburgh and enjoy sightseeing stops en route, including the fishing village of Mallaig. Then, board the Jacobite Steam Train (a double for the Hogwarts Express) and travel along the Glenfinnan Viaduct, made famous in the films. Finally, see Glencoe’s dramatic scenery before your return trip.
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  • 13 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$192.65
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$192.65

5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Edinburgh

5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Edinburgh

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Get a comprehensive look at Scotland during this 5-day journey through its rugged and rural landscapes. Travel through the Lowlands, Northern Highlands, West Coast, and the Isle of Skye, including a stop at Loch Ness and Eilean Donan Castle plus a seasonal railway ride on the Jacobite steam train. Enjoy overnight stays in Oban and Loch Ness, and a 2-night stay in Isle of Skye, with daily breakfast included
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  • 5 days
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$859.30
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Braveheart Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Driver

Braveheart Luxury Private Tour with Scottish Driver

Follow in the footsteps of the heroes of Braveheart as you view the sites of Medieval battles with your private guide. Visit the locations where Scotland’s independence was won, on a personalized tour just for you. Ride in comfort in a luxury Mercedes to the Battle of Bannockburn, Wallace Monument, Stirling Old Bridge, and more.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$463.55
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Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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See Stirling Castle, the Kelpies monument, and Loch Lomond on this day trip from Edinburgh. Pass Linlithgow Palace on the way to the Kelpies, said to be the largest equine sculptures in the world. Then travel through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, where you can join your guide on a nature walk, before heading to Stirling Castle for an optional interior tour (own expense). This small-group tour in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach is limited to 16 passengers for a memorable experience.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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The Outlander, Palaces & Jacobites Experience from Edinburgh
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The Outlander, Palaces & Jacobites Experience from Edinburgh

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Discover the palaces and castles of TV’s ‘Outlander’ series on a 9.5-hour tour from Edinburgh. Visit some of the sites that starred in the fictional Jacobite saga, including Blackness Castle, the headquarters of Jack Randall, and Hopetoun House, the Duke of Sandringham’s residence. Explore Wentworth Prison, set in Linlithglow Palace, and see Midhope Castle (Lallybroch), Mercat Cross (Cranesmuir), and more, as you hear trivia on the series and its stars. Entrance fees are excluded.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"This trip was more than I ever expected! We lucked out with an absolutely beautiful day in the Highlands but our driver, Stefan, was hilarious and made the trip so fun! We had plenty of extra little stops along the way, which really brought the country to life. I highly recommend this trip, especially if you’re in Edinburgh for a short time"..."
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Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh
"Interesting, our tour guide was great. His knowledge was good, his sense of humour was 1st class. 😊😊😊😊😊"..."
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The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour
"Amazing tour guide Dr Kocks gave a very informative and funny tour round the haunted parts of Edinburgh !"..."
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Edinburgh Afternoon Tea Experience
"We enjoyed every step of the tour! The tour guide team was personable, friendly and courteous. We enjoyed the meal and the drinks! Thank you all very much!"..."
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Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis from Edinburgh
"Overall a very well put together tour and Marty’s tour guiding, driving and historically relevant stories were excellent. My only reservation was visiting Pitlochry in the night which was a little pointless and I would have rather skipped that and finished the tour 30 mins earlier."..."
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Isle of Skye, The Highlands and Loch Ness- 3 Day Group Tour from Edinburgh
"We had a fantastic trip! Our tour guide, Andrew, definitely made this an experience to remember. Not only was he a great guide, he's got the spirit of a storyteller, and was able to bring the Highlands of Scotland to life!"..."
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh
"Steven was an excellent tour guide. The day touring Skye was particularly good and the guest house was good."..."
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Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends
"Jen was a terrific tour guide and the pace was just right. We got to really imagine Edinburgh in its murkiest with very atmospheric sights and stories."..."
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Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh
"Me and my parter had an amazing time. i would highly recommend was really fun and the actors were amazing and kept in great characters will be returning with some friends next time"..."
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Tour Including "Hogwarts Express" Ride
"Amazing tour, and our guide Scott was amazing, possibly the best tour guide I've ever had! We travelled in the off season but still managed to see a lot of cool stuff, and he knew the area incredibly well and had some good alternatives for things that were closed. Lodging on the Isle of Skye at the Skye Inn was great. Bus was comfortable, not crowded, and Covid-19 precautions were well handled."..."
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands with Lunch from Edinburgh
"Excellent trip from Edinburgh to Loch Ness. Tour Guide is very friendly and has good knowledge of Scottish history."..."
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St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"I thought tour guide was friendly and approachable. Felt very safe as not had this before. My wee girl loved it and listened to the stories and facts with great interest. Was lovely to get chance to see some sites that hadn't managed to before. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to find out more about places"..."
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Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle
"We were so fortunate to have Nikky as our guide. She was so personable and knowledgeable, and made the city come alive!!"..."
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Loch Ness Glencoe and The Highlands from Edinburgh
"Very informative tour guide called Alex extra stops included. Loch Ness cruise also good and was able to pay by card instead of cash on arrival. Facilities at Loch Ness were good"..."
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
"The bus was great for learning some more interesting facts about Edinburgh and to be able to hop on and off around the city at a reasonable rate"..."
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Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle and the Kelpies from Edinburgh
"We enjoyed the whole day , even in the rain . Graham was very knowledgeable and enjoyed his story telling. He was very helpful and friendly."..."
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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"Seeing a lot of beautiful sightseeings Active and energetic tourguide Travelling with friends Great and great"..."
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Rosslyn Chapel and Hadrian's Wall Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"This was an entertaining tour, but it is a long one! Our tour guide was extremely knowledgable and had a great deal to share. I did this as a solo traveler and had a great time! Just be aware Hadrian's wall is in England, so it is a long drive to and back!"..."
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh
"What a wonderful experience! It's been a dream of mine to visit Scotland, and was so happy to knock the trip off my bucket list by viewing some of the most breathtaking scenery I've ever seen. Our guide Charlie was awesome-- due to the unpredictable weather and a wedding at the castle, he altered our itinerary for the best conditions along our route, and also called up Yasmin at Island at the Edge farm, very last minute, for us to meet and feed some Highland sheep since we were all so delighted with the animals we met along the way. He gave great historical and mythological commentary along the way and I really enjoyed chatting with him about Scottish culture and his intense passion for the area."..."
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Scottish Highlands and Hogwarts Express Tour from Edinburgh
"Had an amazing day being driven about by Rich, our driver, in a little yellow Haggis Adventurer bus. He had us in stitches with his humour, but he was also extremely knowledgable about the history of all the places we passed through & visited. We thoroughly enjoyed our thirteen & a half hour day with Rich making our time so pleasurable."..."
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5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Edinburgh
"Fantastic trip. Graham was an excellent tour guide. Accomodations were fantastic. Beautiful places. Well worth it."..."
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Loch Lomond, Kelpies & Stirling Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
"Our tour guide Ally was brilliant in providing us with plenty of information and facts through the ride and giving character to the places we visited"..."
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The Outlander, Palaces & Jacobites Experience from Edinburgh
"Our trip out was enjoyable right from the start, we were met at our departure point, by a very welcoming guide. Our bus then turned up and our guide Martin was great, very knowledgeable and really nice. Scenery was lovely, every landmark was pointed out to us and a story behind it . . Really enjoyed our day out."..."

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