Must see Edinburgh with a local
  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 8 hours

  • Matched to your ideal host

  • Walking tour (may use public transport)

  • Hosted in English (On request: Danish, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish)

  • Meet at your accommodation or a central location

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    Tom had great knowledge of the area, fun stories/antidotes and easy to talk with! Tom by himself made up for the previous guide canceling on us last minute. I would schedule another tour with Tom, given the chance! We are still disappointed about the last minute cancellation, as it would have been an even better experience if we had Tom’s recommendation for the remainder of our time in Edinburgh.

    March 2023

    Lauren W

    I just had an absolutely spectacular six hours with Gwen. I gave her my vague preferences and a mention of my interest in the medical history of Edinburgh, and she turned that into a jam-packed day of new adventures and experiences. By my second hour in I got visibly excited every time Gwen said she had another "hidden gem" for me to see, because those finds were so consistently interesting and enriching. She is clearly someone who takes her role very seriously, and I couldn't have asked for a better companion for the day. 5 stars.

    August 2022

    Mary S

    Gwen did a great job of showing me lots of places in old town I would have missed on my own and was solicitous of my welfare with the many steps, cobbles and crosswalks without lights. I had a wonderful time. It was a great introduction to Edinburgh, and she made some suggestions of places for me to see tomorrow.

    July 2022

    Molly M

    My mother is a very active octogenarian who wanted to tackle the Royal Mile and Gwen was so attentive and receptive to her needs and limits. We really enjoyed her customized tour with personal entertaining anecdotes about the places on and just off the beaten path. Getting to visit with a local made our trip so much better. Thank you Gwen.

    July 2022

    Camilla L

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