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Skip-the-Line Edinburgh Castle Walking Tour

Save valuable vacation time with skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle on this 1.5-hour walking tour. Listen to your guide's commentary about the Scottish landmark's history as you walk through the fortress.
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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 14 strategically placed stops as many times as you like. Board the open-top double-decker bus and travel the entire 60-minute route, or stop at Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum and much more. Buses depart every 20 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.
  • Duration: 1 day
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Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission

Discover the best of Edinburgh without the stress of public transit and massive crowds on this hop-on hop-off bus tour. With your 48-hour pass, hop aboard the double-decker, open-top bus for a panoramic sightseeing excursion. Great for kids and adults, your ticket offers five route options with dozens of strategically placed stops. You’ll have the added bonus of free entry to royal sites like Edinburgh Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
  • Duration: 2 days
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Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

Journey through Edinburgh’s grisliest tales with a 2-hour 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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Outlander Palaces and Jacobites Tour from Edinburgh

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.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Outlander locations experience, Private Tour in a premium Minivan

Our fantastic private guided Outlander tour is a fantastic way to explore many of the on-location castles that were used in Scotland for hit TV show Outlander.Your friendly and knowledgeable driver guide will take you on a journey of Outlander discovery exploring many sights onboard your private Mercedes Minivan. Hear the stories that make these locations famous both in Outlander, other film and TV appearances and in Scottish history. Many of the locations are within easy reach of Edinburgh. As well as seeing all of the local Outlander locations, we'll also have time visit the impressive Forth Bridges and pass the Kelpies and Stirling Castle to name a few the other sights.Our vehicles are the perfect size to squeeze down the country lanes that many of the locations are found whilst still being spacious and comfortable for up to 6 guests.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle Day tour from Edinburgh

Explore Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle, and delve into the world of William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and Rob Roy on this 8.5-hour tour from Edinburgh. Visit Stirling Castle — widely considered among Scotland’s most impressive fortresses — with a guide. Enjoy free time in the town of Callander. Then, head through the Trossachs National Park to the Highland village of Balloch, nestled by the banks of magical Loch Lomond. Perhaps enjoy a 1-hour lake cruise or enjoy capturing the pretty town of Luss on camera before the journey back to Edinburgh.
  • Duration: 8 hours 45 minutes
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  • Duration: 8 hours 45 minutes
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Edinburgh Famous Underground Ghost Tour

Edinburgh is known for its dark past, and this 75-minute 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.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Loch Lomond, The Highlands and Doune Castle Day Trip from Edinburgh

Take in Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond and the Scottish Highlands on this adventurous day trip from Edinburgh. Explore the bustling city of Glasgow with a guide and gain insight into its industrial past. Head into the Highlands for panoramic views over majestic Loch Lomond. Visit pretty towns and villages such as Aberfoyle, Balloch and Callander around the Trossachs National Park, and discover top attractions including 14th-century Doune Castle and Stirling Castle. Along the way, gain insight into Scotland’s rich heritage and learn what makes the country so special.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh

Step off the tourist trail and explore the Scottish capital’s hidden secrets on this 1 hour 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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Murder and Mystery Walking Tour of Edinburgh

Hear about murder and mayhem on this night walking tour of Edinburgh, led by a ghostly guide who mixes historical fact with fable and a dash of humor. Stroll along the eerie alleyways, cobbled streets and creepy courtyards of Old Town, and visit the sites of horrific happenings. Listen to entertaining tales of the supernatural while you’re guaranteed several ghastly appearances.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Private 2hr Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini Cooper

Make sure you see all the spots you wanted to in Edinburgh on this 2-hour private tour led by a private guide. Zoom past popular areas in a Mini Cooper, such as Calton Hill, Grassmarket, Dean Village, and Arthur's Seat. Plus, see one of Scotland’s oldest pubs and Edinburgh's secret garden.
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Edinburgh Old Town History and Underground Vaults Ghost Tour

Delve into old Edinburgh’s history and often grisly past on this 1-hour Old Town and Underground Vaults walking tour. Explore the cobbled lanes off the Royal Mile as your costumed guide shares creepy and entertaining tales about murder, mysteries and the city's dark days. Then, explore the South Bridge vaults, once the lairs of bodysnatchers and killers, and thought to be haunted. An early afternoon departure makes the tour family-friendly.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Ekogoose, chauffuer driven eco-friendly bespoke tours of Edinburgh

Bespoke, all electric chauffeur driven tours of the historic and breath-taking Old and New Town of Edinburgh. Our buggies will shuttle you around places others can't reach, while our expert drivers explain the various sites along the way. Each tour last approximately two hours, prices range from £22.50-£35pp, with numerous stops for passengers to get out, take photos and enjoy the spectacular views Edinburgh has to offer. Included in the service is a pick up and drop off service from your hotel ensuring all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy one of our exciting tours. Honk Honk!
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Ghost and Torture Tour in Edinburgh

Take a step back into the Scottish capital’s grisly past on this 1-hour ghost and torture tour in Edinburgh. Follow a guide through Edinburgh’s historic Old Town and hear tales of crime, witchcraft and deceit! Learn of the poor souls left to rot in jail and hear of the plight of the city’s many plague victims. On this gruesome and grimy tour, gain insight into the Edinburgh of a bygone era and see the city in a whole new light. Afterward, enjoy free entry into the torture museum.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands Day Tour from Edinburgh

Marvel at the peaceful majesty of Loch Ness on this 12-hour Scottish Highlands day tour from Edinburgh. Leave Scotland’s busy capital behind and travel deep into the Highlands with a guide. Travel through pretty Kilmahog on route over Rannoch Moor, and enjoy spectacular views over mighty Glen Coe. Spend time at Loch Ness — widely considered Scotland’s most famous lake — and explore Fort Augustus at your leisure. Stop in the pretty Victorian town of Pitlochry, and travel along the banks of Loch Laggan on route back to Edinburgh.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Free Walking Tour

This free walking tour of Edinburgh is a great choice for first-time visitors who want to get their bearings of the city and learn more about its history. By exploring the city with a guide, you’ll be able to stop looking at a map and focus on enjoying the sites around you. Your guide will teach you about secret places locals love, as well as the Old Town’s most famous sites. Highlights include St. Giles’ Cathedral, the Mercat Cross, Edinburgh Castle, and much more. 
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Edinburgh Half Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

Our comprehensive private guided Edinburgh tour is a fantastic way to explore the big sights and hidden gems of the Scottish Capital City on a half-day minivan tour. Taking a bespoke tour allows you to tailor your time Edinburgh to your exacting interests and requirements.Your friendly and knowledgeable driver guide will show you around Edinburgh's many sights onboard your private Mercedes Minivan. Hear the stories that make Edinburgh famous and learn about the cities often gruesome past. We'll venture through the historic old town, Royal Mile, Georgian new town and explore local areas full of history outside the city centre. We will tell you the stories and history that make each attraction come to life!Our vehicles are the perfect size to squeeze down the city's narrow streets and see the 'off the tourist trail' sights whilst still being spacious.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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The Royal Military Tattoo, Edinburgh City Tour, Rosslyn Chapel Tour and Dinner from Edinburgh

Edinburgh is at its busiest during the Royal Military Tattoo but you can get away from the crowds on this private guided tour. Traveling in minibus in the company of just your party and a guide, explore the city streets from the medieval Old Town to the Georgian New Town before heading out of town to Rosslyn Chapel. Enjoy a 4-course dinner back in the city before taking your reserved seats for the spectacle that is the Military Tattoo, an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, and dance.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Edinburgh Real Fear Ghost Tour: Old Town, Cemetery, and Underground Vaults

Edinburgh’s stately streets hide a darker, more mysterious side of the city, rooted in its 18th-century slums, ‘wynds,’ (alleyways), and vaults. This 75-minute tour takes you back in time to this shadowy world, exploring dark cobbled lanes, a haunted cemetery, and underground vaults. As you explore, your costumed guide shares captivating tales of the city’s history, along with stories of ghosts, murders, crimes, and more.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Edinburgh Super Saver: Royal Edinburgh History Experience and Ghostly Underground Vaults History Tour

Pack two tours into one day with this Edinburgh tour package, which includes a 1.5-hour royal Edinburgh history tour and a 1-hour ghostly underground vaults history tour. On the first tour, learn about the truths and myths of Edinburgh’s royal history as you make your way down the Royal Mile. Choose to add admission to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, which you can explore before setting off on your second tour. Then, go down in the vaults below Blair Street to become more familiar with the city’s dark history.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Chauffeur Driven Private Sightseeing Tour of Edinburgh

Explore Edinburgh without the hassle of driving or using public transit on a private sightseeing tour with round-trip hotel transport. Your driver, who navigates for you, points out top landmarks and architectural gems, from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood House. With the flexibility to customize your itinerary and inside recommendations from your driver, this private tour is a popular choice for newcomers who wish to orient themselves in the city.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Outlander Day Tour from Edinburgh

Tour the Scottish highlands and visit several of the areas featured in the popular Outlander series on a full-day private tour from Edinburgh. Journey to the real-life settings of Castle Leoch, Fort William, Lallybroch, Culross, and more. Along the way, you’ll enjoy insider stories about the series and learn about Scotland's storied history. Since you’re guaranteed to be the only group on this private tour, the tour can be customized to your liking.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Edinburgh City Tour by Glass-Roofed Convertible Mini-Coach

Ride through Edinburgh in a glass-roofed, convertible mini coach on this 50-minute hop-on-hop-off tour. Learn the history, culture and traditions of this UNESCO World Heritage Site with a small group of fellow travelers, limited to 15 people or fewer. Stop by some of the area's top attractions, such as the Grassmarket, Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh’s central university area. Hear an insider's perspective on the vibrant city via the onboard audio commentary.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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