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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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3420
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 73.86
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Take a personalized tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness on this day trip to the Scottish Highlands. See wooded lochs and tucked-away villages as you journey through spectacular scenery en route to Glencoe and Fort Augustus. Enjoy an optional boat tour in search of the Loch Ness Monster and traverse the picturesque Cairngorms National Park. Travel in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach with a small group limited to 16 passengers.
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* A traveler said: "Bruce was an amazing tour guide, he was funny and very knowledgeable, a smooth ride and so much to see."


The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour
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The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour

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1308
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 19.62
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US$ 19.62
Edinburgh is known for its dark past, and this 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.
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* A traveler said: "The Hangman was wonderful!!! Animated storyteller who kept our attention and made us laugh the whole tour. Fun experience!"


Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket

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1137
  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 22.70
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US$ 22.70
Guarantee entrance to one of Edinburgh's most popular attractions, and skip the ticket line by pre-booking your admission to the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Choose your allotted time (morning, evening, or all-day) and get ready to enjoy the spectacle of mind-bending illusions and hands-on exhibits.
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* A traveler said: "Absolutely wonderful staff and really engaging facilities - we loved the kaleidoscopes and the spinning tunnel"


Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh

Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 28.03
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Delve into Edinburgh’s horrific history on this evening ghost bus tour. With your spooky local guide, visit the city’s most terrifying locations, haunted by infamy and restless spirits! From your seat in a double-decker vintage bus, gaze at eerie sites such as Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, and the Royal Mile. Throughout the trip, hear anecdotes and facts about Edinburgh’s chilling past, replete with bloody executions, unspeakable tortures, and murder.
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* A traveler said: "Fab fun. Great commentary. Nice little walk in a graveyard. Right balance of grim and grin. Well organised, good combination of host, audio and visuals."


Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

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1903
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 21.48
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US$ 21.48
Journey through Edinburgh’s grisliest tales on a 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.
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* A traveler said: "Aussie guy was so lovely, interesting and funny! Honestly, don’t hesitate if you’re thinking of doing this tour: it’s a very entertaining and insightful way to get introduced to Edinburgh and all the incredible stories. And I hope you get Aussie guy."


City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 22.42
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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 several strategically placed stops as many times as you like. Board the open-top double-decker bus and travel the entire route, or stop at Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum and many more. Buses depart regularly and tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.
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* A traveler said: "A well presented tour which can be extended up to 24 hours....good for getting tour bearings around the city"


Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Glencoe and Ben Nevis from Edinburgh

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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 67.26
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Explore the stunning Scottish Highlands on a full-day excursion that includes Glencoe and Loch Ness. Set own from Edinburgh aboard a comfortable coach bus to experience some of the area's top sights and attractions. Visit to Callander "Gateway to the Highlands", learn the fascinating history of Glencoe—a village made modernly famous as a setting for 'James Bond' and 'Harry Potter' films—and opt to take a boat cruise upon iconic Loch Ness, keeping an eye out for the famous 'Nessie' as you go.
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* A traveler said: "Fantastic trip, highly recommend. Ryan our driver was very professional and knowledgable. Definitely will do it again."


Edinburgh Three Bridges & Inchcolm Island Cruise

Edinburgh Three Bridges & Inchcolm Island Cruise

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 21.02
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Escape the city and see some of Edinburgh’s lesser-known sights on a boat cruise that takes you to Inchcolm Island, home to both a medieval abbey and a colony of sea lions and seals. As well as escaping the crowds on land, you’ll bag the best views of the famous Three Bridges.
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* A traveler said: "Stopping to photograph the seals was an unexpected treat. Lovely scenery and interesting commentary."


Loch Ness Glencoe and The Highlands from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness Glencoe and The Highlands from Edinburgh

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356
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 72.87
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US$ 72.87
Enjoy a unique experience visiting some of the most charming places in Scotland: Glencoe, Ben Nevis, Great Glen and, of course, Loch Ness. This is the best value for money tour you can book in Scotland!
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* A traveler said: "So wonderful guide , love sharing his experience with us about Scotland Day is a bit long but landscapes and small towns to visit are definitely worth it"


Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle

Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle

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578
  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 27.27
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US$ 27.27
See the best of medieval yet modern Edinburgh on this walking tour with optional skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle. As you walk, listen as your guide shares the history of this formidable city with ancient Roman roots and UNESCO-listed pockets. Explore atmospheric cobbled walkways along the Royal Mile, breeze into Edinburgh Castle to witness royal opulence (if option selected), and pass iconic locations like St. Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square, and John Knox House.
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* A traveler said: "William was an excellent guide with vast knowledge about the history of this amazing city. His little antidotes had us in stitches Excellent tour"


Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh

Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 19.62
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Step off the tourist trail and explore the Scottish capital’s hidden secrets on this 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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* A traveler said: "Sophie made the experience memorable and was full of knowledge and enthusiasm. I would recommend this tour."


Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh

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785
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 70.07
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See the best of Scotland in one action-packed day on this Glencoe, Loch Ness and the Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Pass Stirling Castle on route to Kilmahog with a guide, then continue through Rannoch Moor to the soaring Highland peaks of Glen Coe. Head along the banks of Loch Linnhe to Fort William and gaze over Ben Nevis — Scotland’s highest mountain. Enjoy free time to explore Loch Ness and learn the famous legend of Nessie! Visit Inverness, then travel through the mighty Grampian Mountains to Edinburgh.
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* A traveler said: "The guide Kenny was excellent he was very informative throughout the day. We had a brilliant time. 👏"


3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 378.35
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US$ 378.35
Marvel at Scotland’s rural majesty on this 3-day Isle of Skye and Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Admire Loch Lomond and Eilean Donan Castle; and discover the relaxed lifestyle of Skye, with a stroll around the harbor town of Portree and a whisky tasting. Plus, explore Culloden Battlefield to learn of Scotland’s Jacobite Rising; visit Urquhart Castle, and cruise on Loch Ness. Some entry tickets are at your own expense.
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* A traveler said: "Steven was an excellent tour guide. The day touring Skye was particularly good and the guest house was good."


Fright Night Tour
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Fright Night Tour

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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 22.73
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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.
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* A traveler said: "Brilliant experience, guide was well knowledged with tour and surrounding areas, fully recommend, will be back"


3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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827
  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 492.37
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US$ 492.37
Immerse yourself in the rugged peninsular landscapes of the Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands on this 3-day trip from Edinburgh. During your visit to Scotland's wild northwest coast, you’re driven through the Highlands, including stops at Glencoe and Loch Ness. Stay overnight with daily breakfasts in the harbor town of Portree, where you find local pubs and have plenty of time to explore the Isle of Skye with your guide. Numbers are limited to 16 people on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience.
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* A traveler said: "Barnie was an excellent tour guide/driver full of facts, interesting tidbits and stories about the places on our route. The trip was well planned, no snags and an all around great way to see Skye. Bonus— our weather was sublime"


Edinburgh Afternoon Tea Experience
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Edinburgh Afternoon Tea Experience

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 51.85
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Knowing the best spots for a quintessential British experience in Edinburgh can be tricky. Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea on a vintage Routemaster bus tour, and cruise past city landmarks including Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace as you sample fresh scones, sandwiches, and tea. Choose a departure time to suit your schedule, and capture stylish snaps on board the classic vehicle.
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* A traveler said: "Amazing experience! Staff are lovely and very friendly! Food was delicious! We went for my boyfriends birthday and he loved it just as much as I did! I fully recommend!"


St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

St Andrews & the Fishing Villages of Fife Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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624
  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 59.65
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US$ 59.65
Travel from Edinburgh to St. Andrews and Fife on this day trip from Edinburgh. Cross the Forth Road Bridge into the Kingdom of Fife and pass by the coastal villages of East Neuk. Then pay homage to the town of St. Andrews, home to Scotland's oldest university and the Old Course where golf is routinely played. Driving in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach, see Falkland and the Lomond Hills. Enjoy a small-group tour, limited to 16 people, for a memorable and personalized experience.
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* A traveler said: "Very good tour. Although I thought it might have been better if there were more stops on the way to St Andrew's. Driver Andrew Drummond (?) Was professional and full of information."


Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh

Scottish Highlands, Loch Ness and Glen Coe Day Trip from Edinburgh

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1098
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 70.07
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Discover the dramatic beauty, history and mystery of Scotland on this full-day trip from Edinburgh. Aboard a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, wind through the Scottish Highlands and marvel at the majesty of Cairngorms National Park and the mysterious Loch Ness—fabled home of the elusive water monster, Nessie. Spot the famous Urquhart Castle en route and hear about legendary warfare like the battles of William Wallace and the massacre of Glen Coe in the 17th century.
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* A traveler said: "Very efficient. Well organised journey I love the idea of the boat in Loch lake The driver very nice"


Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh

Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh

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637
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 71.47
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This full-day Scottish Highlands tour takes you on a scenic drive from Edinburgh to the fabled Loch Ness. The journey travels by coach across Rannoch Moor to Glen Coe and through the Great Glen to Fort Augustus, where you’re treated to a locally made picnic lunch. Take an optional boat ride on the legendary loch in search of ‘Nessie’ before the return trip over the Drumochter Pass and through the forests and rivers of Highland Perthshire, with views of the UNESCO-listed Forth Bridge.
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* A traveler said: "Brilliant day out. Our driver Gregg was very knowledgable about Scottish history and kept us informed during the trip. Really enjoyed visiting Loch Ness and the boat trip. Good way to visit the Highlands and see the beautiful scenery. Well worth the money."


Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle and the Kelpies from Edinburgh

Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle and the Kelpies from Edinburgh

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  • 8 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 57.45
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Explore Loch Lomond and Stirling Castle, and delve into the world of William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, and Rob Roy on this tour from Edinburgh. Visit Stirling Castle—widely considered among Scotland’s most impressive fortresses—with a guide. Head through the Trossachs National Park to the Highland village of Balloch, nestled by the banks of magical Loch Lomond. Perhaps take a lake cruise or enjoy capturing the pretty town of Luss on camera before the journey back to Edinburgh.
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* A traveler said: "Andrew T was an amazing guide!! He knew so many interesting facts and had prepared the perfect playlist for us during the time that he wasn't sharing intriguing stories of Scottish history."


Whisky and Folklore in Edinburgh Including Four Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

Whisky and Folklore in Edinburgh Including Four Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

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165
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 43.44
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The Waverley Pub is one of Edinburgh’s most popular drinking establishments and stocks a huge variety of Scotch whisky. On this tasting tour, sample four single malt whiskies from four different whisky-producing regions of Scotland, uncover the secrets of Scotch whisky-making, and experience the Scottish tradition of storytelling.
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* A traveler said: "Highly recommend this tour, we had an amazing time. The tour guide (Ben) was highly knowledgeable and the folklore was very interesting."


Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option
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Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option

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758
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 25.76
Price varies by group size
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Price varies by group size
Ideal for those fascinated by the supernatural, this tour of Edinburgh’s underground vaults is sure to make your spine tingle. With a ghoulish guide, descend into the darkened depths of the Blair Street Vaults and hear vivid retellings of torture, murder, and body snatching. Abandon thoughts of manufactured frights and prepare to experience the sinister side of Edinburgh on this small-group tour.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent tour Scott the guide was really good was a very informative tour and very enjoyable. Really enjoyed the underground vaults and the history held within them"


Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh
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Loch Ness and the Highlands Small Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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500
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 67.26
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Uncover the mysteries of Loch Ness on an exciting day-trip from Edinburgh. Set out north along Scotland's West Coast to experience one of the country's most iconic lochs, best known for the fabled 'monster' said to reside deep within its waters. En route, pass some incredible sights, including the ruins of Linlithgow Palace, Ben Nevis―Britain's tallest mountain―and dramatic Highlands landscapes recognizable from films like 'Skyfall.' Your guide regales you with stories about the area, making for an exciting, informative―and if you're lucky, truly legendary―trip.
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* A traveler said: "Kevin our guide was fantastic, knowledgeable, friendly and all round nice man, the trip itself was brilliant, I’m so glad we did it and enjoyed the day"


Scottish Highlands and Hogwarts Express Tour from Edinburgh
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Scottish Highlands and Hogwarts Express Tour from Edinburgh

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  • 13 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 161.15
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Escape the city for the day by coach and follow in the footsteps of the world’s most famous wizard, Harry Potter. Scotland has played a huge part in the story of Harry Potter, from the scenic filming locations and inspiring architecture to the coffee shop where J.K. Rowling is said to have written the first novel. Riding the Jacobite Steam Train is a bucket-list experience for any traveller, but even more so for Harry Potter fans who know that they are in fact boarding the Hogwarts’ Express! Our passionate guides will immerse you in all the magic of Harry Potter, plus the real-life beauty and history of Scotland. Disclaimer: This Tour is an unlicensed and unauthorised tour of sites related to the Harry Potter franchise. This tour does not have any association with, connection to, sponsorship by or endorsement of, the Harry Potter franchise nor the author J.K. Rowling.
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* A traveler said: "Had an amazing day being driven about by Rich, our driver, in a little yellow Haggis Adventurer bus. He had us in stitches with his humour, but he was also extremely knowledgable about the history of all the places we passed through & visited. We thoroughly enjoyed our thirteen & a half hour day with Rich making our time so pleasurable."


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