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Edinburgh's best kept secrets


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5 hours | from £60.00 pp
From exploring an off the beaten path neighbourhood to seeing the city’s most iconic sights, with a like-minded Local Host by your side, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in Edinburgh’s traditional heritage and vibrant culture while you get a taste of local life. On your bespoke and personalised experience discover world famous attractions in the Old Town such as the Royal Mile, as well as stopping by locals’ favourite spots to eat and drink, enjoying the best of both worlds and making the most of your trip to Edinburgh. Tick the famous attractions off your bucket list, and discover places you’d never have known about - all with a local friend by your side!
5 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised

What you'll do

Wander through one or two neighbourhoods of Edinburgh with a Local Host who knows and loves the areas, visiting the most famous attractions in the city or immersing yourself in off the beaten path neighbourhoods to discover the authentic spots where locals eat, drink and go with friends.Read more +

Grab a bite to eat or stop for a coffee at one of the local’s favourite cafés, restaurants or street food markets; a place that suits your preferences, budget and dietary requirements which also gives you a taste of local Scottish cuisine!

Stop by any shops, galleries, markets or spots that catch your eye as you make your way through the charming city on your personalised route which remains flexible throughout, get local insight into well known sites and discover a few hidden spots that you wouldn’t find in a guidebook.

Your Local Host will also advise you on the best way to spend the following days of your trip, allowing you to discover other areas of Edinburgh that you will love.



What To Expect

We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality and interests so we can assign a like-minded local who can create a bespoke experience for you. 

Your Local Host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience you can always change your mind about what you want to do. 

Your Local Host may also suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something just around the corner that you may enjoy, or perhaps if the weather affects your itinerary. 

Although you will see the main attractions in the area, your Local Host will also help you to discover the places, things and stories that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique. 


What's Included

* Private and personalised experience

* 4 hours with a Local Host

* Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost) 


What's Not Included

* Food and drinks

* Tickets to any attractions

* Transportation costs

* Gratuities (optional)


Cancellation Policy 

Cancel up to 7 days before your experience and get a full refund. 


Meeting Point

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.

Experience Highlights

* Spend 5 hours with a local who will create an experience that's fully customised to your interests and what you'd most like to see 
* See Edinburgh's iconic attractions or off the beaten path spots - the choice is yours!
* Get a unique insider’s perspective as you explore the city 
* Discover the highlights of the area or neighbourhood that you explore
* See the real Edinburgh that you wouldn't find in a guidebook
* Eat and drink like a local, picking up street food from a market or stopping off at a well loved neighbourhood restaurant or coffee shop 
* Get tips and tricks from your local for other areas to explore and exciting things to do on the rest of your trip

Total: GBP
per adult
Start when you want

You can specify your preferred start time after booking

Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free