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Greyfriars Kirkyard Tour in Edinburgh - with unbiased reviews

Greyfriars Kirkyard Tour in Edinburgh

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Overview
This guided tour of Greyfriars Kirkyard (Scots for ‘churchyard) will reveal to you the stories of some of Scottish history’s most fascinating and significant characters. That’s something very special.That’s something that makes our Greyfriars tour almost unique. Come with us and you’ll get one of the most comprehensive Greyfriars Kirkyard tours available.
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Greyfriars Kirk, 1 Greyfriars Place Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland

Stop At: Historic Edinburgh Tours, 28/2 Bridge Road, Edinburgh EH13 0LQ Scotland
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Important Information
Departure Point
Greyfriars Kirkyard, 26A Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE, UK
Duration
1h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Greyfriars Kirk
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to uneven surfaces. this tour is not recommended for those with walking difficulties or using a wheelchair.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gail P wrote a review Sep. 2019
8 contributions2 helpful votes
It turned out that my husband's and my tour was the only one scheduled for a recent Thursday night. Robert did not cancel for lack of attendance. That was pretty impressive to me to begin with. He gave us a complete and detailed tour which was really fascinating. I've been
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from RobertHowie, Owner at Greyfriars Kirkyard Tour in Edinburgh
Responded Sep. 29, 2019
Thank you for being such great company on our Greyfriars Kirkyard tour! Thank you also for letting me go into some of the 'ruder' stories I had! It was a real pleasure to take you both around the Kirkyard. I hope you had a wonderful time in Edinburgh. Yours, Robert
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Z M wrote a review Sep. 2019
64 contributions7 helpful votes
Our guide Richard, grew up in Edinburgh and his enthusiasm for the city showed. He shared many of his stories as well as the history of the city with us. A great tour!
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Response from RobertHowie, Owner at Greyfriars Kirkyard Tour in Edinburgh
Responded Sep. 24, 2019
Thank you for your kind and speedy review! I really appreciated your ability to immerse yourself in the tour, it's often harder to do that in a very small group, but you really let me 'do my thing' and I appreciate that. I was also very grateful for your kind tip. Thanks for showing such a level of trust in, and enthusiasm for, my small company! I hope you had a great time in Edinburgh. Yours, Robert
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Steve G wrote a review Jul. 2019
9 contributions2 helpful votes
Have been visiting Edinburgh for a few days and have seen how massive in size some of the tour groups are. This tour was an ideal size, with an ability to interact and ask questions. Robert is a very funny guy with a real gift of imparting information in an entertaining manner
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Response from 995melanie, Owner at Greyfriars Kirkyard Tour in Edinburgh
Responded Jul. 29, 2019
I really appreciate your very kind words, thank you for writing this, especially whilst you are on your valuable holiday time. A good group makes a tour even more enjoyable to lead and that’s all down the approach you all took, thank you for that as well. I hope you had a wonderful time in Scotland and have a safe return trip. Yours, Robert
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Marc Derycke wrote a review Jul. 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Robert definitely knows to catch the attention of the audience. My teenage son that usually looses interest for anything historical quite quickly was following from start to finish with pleasure and was really looking to the next tour - he told us he though that barely 30 min
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from RobertHowie, Owner at Greyfriars Kirkyard Tour in Edinburgh
Responded Jul. 25, 2019
Thank you for your really nice review! He was a delight to be with and I was impressed that he was so engaged on a graveyard tour. I loved history at that age and if I’d acted as he did, my parents would have been very proud! I look forward to meeting you tonight! Thank you for your custom, it’s a real honour to have customers book onto not just one but two tours. Yours, Robert
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Svde wrote a review Jul. 2019
1 contribution
We came with a 12 year old that get very easily bored and is more interested in computer than culture. I was really worried that he was going to be complaining after 5 minutes at best. What I had there is the same 12 year old staying focused, not seeing the time passing and even
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from RobertHowie, Owner at Greyfriars Kirkyard Tour in Edinburgh
Responded Jul. 25, 2019
Thank you so much for your very kind and very positive review. I know you wrote this whilst on holiday and that means a lot to me. Your son was a delight to tour with. He was enthusiastic, polite and clearly has an excellent grasp of English. Being a guide when you have an audience with your family in it was a real privilege. Thank you for your custom and your kindness.
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  • Greyfriars Kirk, Historic Edinburgh Tours
  • Duration: 1h 45m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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