EDINBURGH

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FOR HISTORY LOVERS

THE ROYAL MILE : FROM HUTS TO HIGH RISE

Discover with Angus Edinburgh's most visited street and learn how it has developed from timbered medieval buildings to the complex street of today, with its busy main part and its quiet closes.

Tour revenue will be invested in providing support for our tour guides, who have all been affected by homelessness.

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£12pp

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POLITICS

EDINBURGH AND THE SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE

With the question of Scottish independence constantly coming back to light, this tour will consider how it got to this point by exploring important sites of Scottish and British nationhood within Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns.

 

Led by Dr. Gains Murdoch, an experienced tour guide with a PhD in Scottish history, this tour is perfect for whoever is interested in politics.

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£12pp

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AMAZING

EDINBURGH, EMPIRE  & SLAVERY: AN HONNEST WALK

This tour will explain about Edinburgh's controversial imperial past and give you an accurate and detailed understanding of the city’s involvement with colonization and slavery.

Join Dr. Gains Murdoch, an experienced walking tour guide and local historian, specialist of the Scottish attitudes to the British Empire in the 18th century. 

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£12pp

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HIDDEN GEMS

UNDISCOVERED EDINBURGH

Walk through Edinburgh's most charming districts including Dean Village, the Water of Leith and its abondant wildlife as well as Stockbridge and its lesser known amazing independent artisan shops, pubs and restaurants.

We recommend you book the tour on a Sunday to experience Stockbridge market, a local favourite!

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£10pp

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AMAZING

UNCOVER STORIES OF CRIMES & PUNISHMENTS

Sonny, an Edinburgh local, offers you a tour of his Edinburgh, taking you along the streets that he knows best and following the stories of local crimes, hangings, and jail sentences. If you wish to learn something different about Edinburgh, this tour is for you! 

Each revenue of this tour will be invested in providing support for the guides, who have all been affected by homelessness.

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£12pp

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AMAZING

GAME OF THRONES WALKING TOUR

This 1.5-hours walking tour will take you on  a journey through time and fiction, telling you how the original books were inspired by Scotland.

 

This tour will be guided by David who is a real fan of Game of Thrones and even wrote books on it!

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£10pp

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PRIVATE

PRIVATE WALKING TOURS

This tour combines an exploration of the Old Town's many hidden streets and "closes" (alleyways)  with an intimate guided tour of the castle.

 

You'll also get a detailed overview of other things to do and places to eat.  We recommend this tour for anyone with very limited time in the city. 

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£95

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AMAZING

HISTORY OF THE TRAINSPOTTING GENERATION

Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural worlds of Leith and Shore, two of Edinburgh’s most famous neighborhoods while you listen to to Paul’s own story detailing his life growing up and living there.

 

Learn about the history of the “Trainspotting Generation,” the young people who were affected by the area’s pervasive heroin addiction issue through Paul’s passionate explanation of literature and films surrounding the topic.

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£15pp

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AMAZING

REAL WOMEN OF EDINBURGH

Discover stories of women throughout the city's history: witches, murderers, doctors, writers, mothers and real heroes of today. 

Each revenue of this tour will be invested in providing support for the guides, who have all been affected by homelessness.

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£12pp

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