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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We have been using Context tours in several European cities over the past few years and have always been very satisfied with the quality of their product. We know Edinburgh pretty well; it is a city we have visited many times. Seeing that Context now...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Our docent, Charlotte, was absolutely incredible on this tour. She was full of interesting facts, is clearly passionate about food and drinks, and took us to some incredible places on our private food tour. I cannot recommend this tour enough, and if you can get...More

1  Thank Gillian G
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This tour was a nice introduction to what makes Scotch whiskey regional and distinct. It was a great mix of education and experience. Our docent, Hillary, is passionate about the food and drink of Scotland. Our driver was professional, friendly, and informative.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We did a three-hour tour of the old town of Edinburgh with Hugh as our guide. We have previously used Context Tours in Istanbul, so we knew we could expect to have a highly knowledgeable guide. This was certainly also the case with Hugh, who...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Context Tour's walking tour of Old Town Edinburgh was outstanding. Our docent Jane was knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic about her adopted city. We received an excellent overview of the history and architecture of Old Town. Jane answered our questions, and adapted the tour based upon...More

Thank John L W
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The reason why we only do Context Tours is that the smart and knowledgeable docents all have been carefully vetted and trained so that they provide exactly what the company's name suggests: historic information that offers a rich and comprehensive context for the sights shown...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Dear EMN, I am so happy to read your feedback. Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience and share your review. We look forward to welcoming you on more walks soon, Petulia

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Helen was our guide for a walking tour of Dean Village. Not only was she a great speaker she was also a font of knowledge. Four of us really enjoyed her commentary loaded with historical information. Will try another Context tour again.

Thank KarrieXX
ContextTravel, Manager at Context Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Dear KarrieXX, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your walk. Dean Village is such a gem, and it's always nice to share such hidden treasures with our customers. We hope to welcome you on our walks again soon, Petulia

Reviewed 24 July 2017

We wanted a driver to take us to the Isle of Skye, the Scottish Highlands and St. Andrews. Petulia from Context got us the very BEST. David Falconer drove my family for four days and by the end he felt like part of the family....More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic guide and saw/tasted the best of Edinburgh. I would recommend this if you want to something off the beaten path. We experienced a lot of local favourites. Thank you Hilary!

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

My wife and I ended our European trip with a short stay in Edinburgh. We've always found that Context Tours offers unique and intimate tours that reveals the locale from a local "expert's" view. This trip, the Old Town Edinburgh tour was superb. Our docent...More

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