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Local Eyes Tours

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I'm Chris, Owner/Guide at Local Eyes Tours. I do Small Group Walking Tours and Running Tours, along with Private Tours for those who prefer a more intimate holiday experience. I offer City Tours and Tours to stunning countryside locations outside...more
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41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH2 2QP, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A Group of family/friends travel to Edinburgh for the Hogmanay celebration every year. We have used local eyes each year to provide us with a day out of the city to show us something new about Scotland. This year was no exception. Chris and his...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 332LisaA
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent six hours with tour guide and Edinburgh history expert, Gains, on a custom Old Town/New Town combo tour. This tour crafted by Gains was exactly as we wanted, with a focus on the intriguing history of Edinburgh and Scotland generally....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After walking in the hilly Edinburgh for one day we realized we would not be able to cover much ground on our own due to some creaky knees in our group so I looked up driving tours and found Local Eyes. I contacted Chris and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a Central Highlands private tour on December 23, 2018. Our tour guide was Moira. This was a fantastic trip. Moira was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. She really cared about our enjoyment and was able to accommodate us (we had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I and our 4 sons (ages 17 to 28) just returned from an incredible trip to Edinburgh where we hired Local Eyes for tours of Old Town (David), New Town (Gains) and an all day tour that included Stirling, Dunluce Castle, Deanston...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Today was wet and nippy local eyes was prepared with ready umbrellas and a ready attitude. Our guide entrepreneur Chris was knowledgeable, Flexible and understanding. He embodied the ideal tour experience even on a bit so ideal day. He shared a wealth of information that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Hello hookswords, Thanks for your great review for Chris P.! Glad you had a good time with him, despite the cold weather :) We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Scotland, and come back for a visit when it's warmer! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We joined Chris today for a private tour of Edinburgh. What ended up was the most wonderful time as we got to know a bit more about the city and our guide. It felt more like a son touring us around his far away home....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CathyN453
Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Hi Cathy N, Thank you for this great review for Chris! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time here and visit again! Kind regards, Chris & Emily

Reviewed October 22, 2018

We booked a 5 hour tour and were fortunate enough to have been assigned Gains, a lovely young fellow who was perfectly suited to guide us through some of the more interesting and hidden gems of Edinburgh. Gains is a former phD student in Scottish...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Compass335415
Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Hi Compass335415, Thanks for this great review for Gains! He really does know his stuff, and we're glad you had such a fantastic overview of both Old and New Town. We will pass on your kind words to him! Kind regards, Chris & Emily

Reviewed October 4, 2018

We were a 12 person family group and everyone of us would write an excellent review. Chris was very easy to get along with, kind, knowledgeable about many issues, funny and got us in an appropriate sized vehicle. Linda was the driver and she was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Hi RetiredTraveler649, Thank you for the great review! Glad you had a great time with Chris P! Best, Emily & Chris

Reviewed October 3, 2018

I had contacted Local Eyes Tours because I wanted to make sure my friend with mobility issues could enjoy the sightseeing trip knowing that the terrain was a bit hilly for her. Cameron took 4 of us on an all day tour of the city...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018

Hi linda r, Thanks for the great review! Glad you enjoyed Cameron, and your lunch at Baillie Bar! Best, Chris & Emily

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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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Chinera L
July 9, 2018|
Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your interest in touring with us! Unfortunately, we are unable to offer tours starting from Invergordon, as we are based in Edinburgh. If you do find yourself in Edinburgh in the future, don't hesitate... More
July 5, 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Hello! We'd be happy to accommodate you on September 17th for a Highlands trip. Please visit our website where you'll find our email, and if you send us a message there we can give you more information. Thanks!
April 13, 2018|
Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Hi Season101, thanks for your message! We have availability on 20th and 21st May and it would be a pleasure to show you and the group about! Loch Ness is a 9 hour round trip without many breaks, so a long day when you... More