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Edinburgh Old and New Town all day tour

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What to Expect
Once picked up, we will head for the old town. Experience the atmosphere and history of a stunning town dating back over a thousand years. See the majestic Edinburgh Castle at the top of the Royal Mile and head down to Holyrood Palace. On the way, we will soak up the history. Highlights include: Greyfriars Kirkyard (Burial site of Greyfriars Bobby, Tom Riddle, William McGonagall, Covenanters prison, St Giles Cathedral, Old Scottish Parliament, Mercat Cross, Mary Kings Close, The Tron Kirk, John Knox's house, World's End pub, Canongate, Old Tollbooth, Canongate Kirk (Adam Smith's grave), Bakehouse Close, New Scottish Parliament and finally The Palace of Holyroodhouse. After we have visited this, we head up towards the New town. See James Craig's 1767 masterplan of the New town. After visiting the old and new town, we will head to South Queensferry and view the Forth bridges that lead to the Kingdom of Fife. We will then head back to your hotel where the tour will finish.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
All pick ups and drop offs at agreed locations with client

Airports

  • Turnhouse Airport, Edinburgh EH12 9DN Scotland
  • Glasgow Intl Airport, Paisley PA3 2SW Scotland


Ports
Rosyth, Newhaven, Leith, Queensferry
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
2h
Inclusions
  • Transport, to and from collection point. On board refreshments.
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees to Castle, Palace etc. Lunch, coffee breaks etc
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • 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.

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By: Edinburgh and Scotland Tour Co
4 reviews
Obiwanaak
10
Best tours in Scotland
Edinburgh and Scotland Tour Co is the best around. Saying that Steve was an amazing tour guide is an
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TravelGrams1
11
Scottish Highlands (The Hermitage and Queen's View)
Better than expected. This tour into the Scottish Highlands was breathtaking. Even though it rained, Stephen made
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KS M
104
Perfect day trip to Edinburgh Scotland with friends
Most excellent tour of old and new Edinburgh, Scotland given by local tour guide Mr. Stephen M. He was prompt,
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