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City Explorers Free Tour

160 High Street | Outside the Subway sandwich shop, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
+44 7778 828077
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Highly Recommend

Euan was passionate, informative, and hilarious. We had to skip the castle because some people... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Louise T
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Sandemans Free Walking Tour with Australian David

What a great free walking tour of old Edinburgh with David from Australia. His knowledge balanced... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
don m
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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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 at 11 AM & 1 PM on The Royal Mile, just in front of Subway (144 High Street). We believe that everyone, no matter what's one's budget, should be able to experience and enjoy what Edinburgh has to offer Groups of 15 or more must pre-register at least 24 hours in advance
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“great humour” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
160 High Street | Outside the Subway sandwich shop, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
Old Town
+44 7778 828077

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Euan was passionate, informative, and hilarious. We had to skip the castle because some people named Harry and Megan were in town (!!!!), but he patiently altered the route and finished the tour. Super engaging and interesting tour with great stories, fascinating facts, and lots...More

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great free walking tour of old Edinburgh with David from Australia. His knowledge balanced with a gentle sense of humour brought the area to life in a most interesting way. At one stage he even sang a Scottish ditty. I would highly recommend...More

Thank don m
Reviewed 4 days ago

Go on these tours. No money unless you enjoy it. We gave £10 at the end. Our guy was fabulous, so loud and funny and a real story-teller. 2 hours flew by. No pressure and a quality guide. Been on 3 now. Don't book and...More

Thank dougster1234
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

David is really a professional tour guide! Throughout the journey with him, he was humorous and informative, I really enjoyed the tour!

Thank Ahkln W
Reviewed 6 days ago

So pleased we booked this walking tour. Euan was an excellent guide. His amusing stories and extensive knowledge of the city really impressed us. We would recommend this to anybody who is visiting Edinburgh.

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the 13:00 walking tour around the streets of Edinburgh. Euan was very welcoming and easy to talk to and gave us some tips and recommendations on what to do in the city. Highly recommend this free walking tour. Thanks!

Thank Aron G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The way John described and narrated everything in great detail and enthusiastically was so catchy and enticing. Really great and totally worth it - one of the best tours we've been on.

Thank Hennu S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did this tour with Euan (hope I got the spelling right). You can tell he's passionate, not just about his City, but about walking tours in general. Very informative and amusing. We learned so much and Euan had a wealth of local knowledge. We...More

Thank Stef B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends were visiting the city so we decided to do this tour and we were lucky enough to get Pablo as our guide! He was kind, funny, helpful and with a huge knowledge of edinburgh and its history. Me and one of my friends...More

1  Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had Ewan as our guide and he was great. Did loads of the stuff we wanted to do and told us some really interesting stuff.

Thank matt_ncfc
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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Questions & Answers
1 January 2018|
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Response from John G |
Hi, Ghost Tours start at 5, 7, and 9:30 every night in front of The Coffee House on the Royal Mile and last for approximately 90mins. Make sure to wrap up warm as it gets pretty chilly at night! John (One of the guides)
Mona Liza T
30 November 2017|
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Response from pixy07 | Reviewed this property |
We'll I pre-booked it but you can show up. It's not a problem. You'll like it.
13 October 2017|
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Response from Edspur23 | Reviewed this property |
As has been said by others each guide probably does their own route but you'll get a flavour of the historic centre and then can go exploring it yourself to concentrate on the bits you want