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City Explorers Free Tour

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“old town”(32 reviews)
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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 today via mobile

Just back from a very fun, informative and engaging Harry potter tour. David the tour guide was perfect he was friendly and very knowledgeable. Well worth taking the time to do this tour, even if you are not a Harry Potter fan.

Thank nickwex
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Signed up last minute for the 2 hour tour. It was the best way I could have possibly started my trip in Edinburgh. Not only did it help orient me about where things were in the city, but my tor guide, Rory, was incredibly knowledgeable...More

Thank Sierra P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Stephanie. She was very knowledgeable and funny. We loved all the interesting facts we would not have known without going on the tour. It made Edinburgh more interesting.

Thank Roving307935
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As a huge Harry Potter fan I had admittedly been to many of the locations on the tour before. However I'm still very glad I did this. Or tour guide Johnny was extremely knowledgeable on both the Harry Potter series, as well as the truth...More

Thank colleencoppage
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a great 2hr tour with Rory. Rory is very knowledgeable in Scotland history and really fun to tour with. Recommend!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

David was a great tour guide I think he was born for that. Next time you come to edinburgh, make sure you take the free tour from them.

Thank christineannarumawas
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic way to see the city! I would highly recommend anyone to do this walk! Ken was fantastic guide with the right balance of great Scottish humour (many laugh out load moments) and he was a wealth of knowledge! I learnt so much...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a long time Potter fan we were excited to join this Harry Potter walking tour. As a wheelchair user, I was a little concerned about where we would walk as Edinburgh is a pretty hilly city, but we decided to give it a go....More

Thank jyfaulk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a GREAT time with Roisin (forgive me for spelling!) for the Old Town Walking Tour and (also forgive me for forgetting the name) a lovely Canadian woman for the Harry Potter Walking Tour! Roisin was fantastically animated and knowledgeable- we booked this tour...More

1  Thank Nichole U
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cintia was the perfect spanish guide for showing us some of the scariest places of Edinburgh, and not only the places, but the stories behind them. Highly recommended!

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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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Sharon G
6 July 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.