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City Explorers Free Tour

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“old town”(56 reviews)
Our Edinburgh FREE Walking Tour is both informative and fun and offer something for everyone. The FREE Tour starts every day on The Royal Mile, just in front of The Royal McGregor (154 High Street).
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
160 High Street | In front of The Royal Mc Gregor, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
Old Town
+44 7721 913031
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I found the yellow umbrella by accident and decided to join the ghost tour. It was great! I learned a lot about the dark stories of the city. The guide, Stephanie, was the perfect storyteller. I recommend you to take the tour if you are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Allister was excellent! Very informative and professional! He was a storehouse of knowledge, in Endinburgh and Scottish history in general. which is exactly what we where looking for! We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Thank you!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really enjoyed the Ghost Tour with Stephanie. I liked the fact that she was really committed to bwing spooky during the tour ! Worth it !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Renée-anne P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really enjoyed the tour guide with Stephanie. She has a wide knowledge and great sense of humour and she definitely knows how to combine both things to make the tour interesting for everyone. I highly recommend the tour with Steph!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stephanie was a great guide! We enjoyed the stories and sights of Edinburgh old town and she was able to bring the city to life by sharing her knowledge and personality with the group. Thanks so much !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank debra R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The knowledge and sense of humor of our Scottish tour guide, Stephanie was impressive! Her stories were very interesting, full of passion and made us want to dig deeper and learn more about Athen of North! We were taken to all the main tourist attractions...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anika_todd
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide Roisin was brilliant. Informative... dramatic... funny. Would thoroughly recommend. Her knowledge of Edinburgh is outstanding... a must tour! No charge but a contribution at the end. We only had £10 cash on us but would have given at least £10 a head...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful tour with Roisin around Edinburgh, she was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and funny. She answered all questions and informed us of the great history of Edinburgh. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank prasadb2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did the free city explorer walking tour with Stephanie. It was a great look around the old town, full of information and ideas for planning our trip. Steph kept our teens entertained with lots of amazing stories and Harry Potter references. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FionaLouiseSinclair
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fun and informative tour of a very chilly Edinburgh today with our guide Kenny. He was extremely enthusiastic and engaging in how he presented the history of the Old Town and of Scotland. He also gave us some great tips for places...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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September 28, 2018|
Response from Natalie T | Reviewed this property |
Hey! They have quite a few tours, so it depends on which tour you are choosing. For instance, the intro to Edinburgh/ old town tour has 3 times per day. I googled city explorers free tour and found their website with all... More
July 6, 2018|
Response from jdr109 | Reviewed this property |
I found the walking pace leisurely and the guide certainly waits for everyone to catch up - maybe the pace depends on the group that forms? There are some steps to go up and down.