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Private Tour Guides In Edinburgh

100% private & personalized tours and experiences

Friendly, knowledgeable & individually selected locals

From first time visits to off the beaten path experiences

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The best private guides and local insiders in Edinburgh

Looking for the best private tour guides in Edinburgh for your next trip to the spectacular Scottish capital? Your search can stop right here because City Unscripted has got you covered! We have a network of knowledgeable local hosts leading a varied range of private tours in Edinburgh that strike the perfect balance between the city’s tourist sights and local haunts. From iconic attractions like the picturesque jumble of historic buildings in the Old Town to simple snapshots of the local lifestyle, like watching raindrops roll down the windows from inside a cozy café serving shortbread and scones, our personalized Edinburgh tours have something for everyone.

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Tourists on a tour of Edinburgh with a local guide
Hosts handpicked for you

No two travelers are the same, and that’s why our local hosts aren’t, either. Our team of private tour guides in Edinburgh come from all ages, careers, and perspectives, but they share one thing in common: they’re incredibly passionate about their beautiful city and want to share its best-kept secrets with travelers like you on our personalized Edinburgh tours. See Edinburgh through the eyes of someone intimately familiar with every inch of it. We’ll be sure to pair you with the private tour guides in Edinburgh who share your interests, whether food, art, nature, or architecture.

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Itineraries crafted with you in mind

At City Unscripted, we take the time to get to know you – your personality, your interests, and your travel style – so our private tour guides in Edinburgh are able to create the perfect tour for you. All you have to do is choose from our selection of experiences, and we’ll do the rest! Whether you want to get to grips with navigating the city on our “Kickstart your trip to Edinburgh” tour, sip liquid gold on our “Edinburgh whiskey experience”, or squeeze in as many attractions as possible on our must-see tour, our private tour guides in Edinburgh tailor every experience to you.

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Groups of tourists walking toward Edinburgh Castle on a tour of the iconic sights of Edinburgh
Highlights and hidden gems

Many of the most amazing experiences in Edinburgh are the ones your guidebook doesn’t even know exist. You could easily spend a day exploring the top tourist attractions, but only with private tour guides in Edinburgh is it possible to uncover the hidden gems and holes-in-the-wall that only locals know about. The local hosts leading our Edinburgh tours know exactly where to go for the tastiest food and the most unique entertainment. You won’t be limited to the tourist traps, and our experiences will give you a true feel for the city down the secret backstreets free from food traffic.

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