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Welcome to Edinburgh! Edinburgh Welcome Tours provides friendly walking tours of the city. Choose from three different tours covering all the main nooks and crannies of the city. Our tours are: "Classic Old Town", "New Town & Dean Village Delights...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Castle Esplanade, Edinburgh EH1 2ND, Scotland
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All reviews highs and lows walking tour ask questions highly recommend this tour great tour great overview of the city morning tour royal mile small group friendly guide points of interest interesting stories old town couple of hours two hours calton hill helen
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time following Helen around Edinburgh. She was very upbeat and knowledgeable. We started off close to the castle and ended up on top of a small mountain with a great view. A great way to get an overall feel of this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I greatly enjoyed the tour with Helen. She took us to some unique spots and was extremely knowledgeable about Edinburgh and it’s history with great stories and anecdotes along the way. Helen is a friendly and professional guide and I would highly recommend her tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KylesJ_T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was really great! It was just my mom and I with Helen, and she treated us like friends from the very beginning. She is so warm and friendly, not to mention incredibly knowledgable about Edinburgh. Helen made sure to personalize the tour for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mgracelea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a fantastic tour and very informative! Not your usual touristy walk, Helen knows the city well and it’s hidden gems. Highly recommended! 😊

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Iroy A
HelenAEdinburgh, Owner at Edinburgh Welcome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Iroy. Thank you so much for your review. I'm very glad you enjoyed my walk. It was certainly lovely to show you around! I look forward to one of your shows sometime soon hopefully! Regards, Helen.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was a great way to see the city by foot- it hit all the key places with great information and facts! Helen knows her stuff and I would recommend this to any friend visiting the city!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hannah T
HelenAEdinburgh, Owner at Edinburgh Welcome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Hannah Thank you very much for your review. I'm really glad you were able to see so much of what Edinburgh has to offer. I hope that means you will make it back to here soon! Let me know if you do! Regards, Helen.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Helen is both passionate and knowledgeable about her City and skillfully shares knowledge just at the right time, in just the right amount. Two hours gave us a great base of understanding of the history and we enjoyed it thoroughly

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ghartma
HelenAEdinburgh, Owner at Edinburgh Welcome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you very much for your review. I'm so glad you enjoyed the walk. It was lovely to meet you. Do let me know if you are ever back in Edinburgh! Regards, Helen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour with Helen was really informative and gave us a good look into the bits and parts of the history of Edinburgh. We were able to ask lots of questions, during the walk and make stops for photos etc. Helen is a humorous and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Janni B
HelenAEdinburgh, Owner at Edinburgh Welcome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Janni. Thank you very much for your review. I'm really glad you enjoyed it. It was lovely to meet you all! Regards, Helen

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really enjoyed Helen's highs & hidden lows walking tour of Edinburgh. Her insight to the history of Edinburgh brought the city to life and gave us a deeper understanding of it's past and present. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Graham O
HelenAEdinburgh, Owner at Edinburgh Welcome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Graham, Thank you very much for your review. I'm really glad you enjoyed the tour and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay! Regards, Helen

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Helen will lead you in the narrow streets along the Royal Mile, explaining all the secrets of the wynds and closes in Edinburgh. She will also answer any question you may have on her City and more generally about the little history in the big...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nles01
HelenAEdinburgh, Owner at Edinburgh Welcome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear nles01! Thank you very much for your review! It was lovely to meet you and I'm really glad you enjoyed the tour and Halloween in Edinburgh!! Regards, Helen

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

An interesting tour, delivered in bitesized pieces, mixed with walking the streets and hills of the city.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kristin S
HelenEdinuburgh, Owner at Edinburgh Welcome Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Dear Kristin. Thank you very much for your review. I'm really glad you enjoyed the walk! I hope you all enjoyed the birthday trip! Regards, Helen

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Sarah J
18 September 2018|
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Response from HelenAEdinburgh | Property representative |
Dear Sarah Thank you for your question. You can book directly on my website. The link to my website is on this Trip Advisor listing. Or you can call +44 131 667 1009 (from an overseas phone) or 0131 667 1009 (from a UK... More
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