Kickstart your trip to Edinburgh

Edinburgh Castle, Highlands folklore and finding your feet.

  • Private &

  • 3 hours

  • From
    £32.50  GBP
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

Welcome to Edinburgh!

Don’t worry about getting lost, looking lost or feeling lost, because one of our Edinburgh hosts has got you covered.

You will spend a few hours with them orientating yourself in this beautiful, antique city that just has so much to offer - from quirky bookshops to cosy pubs, and the poetry-inscribed streets in between. 

Perched atop crags and blending seamlessly into its environment, Edinburgh has captured our hearts, and we know it will capture yours too!

With a little help from your host, you’ll be able to tell your lochs from your hillocks in no time. Let them show you the best ways to get around, or perhaps you’d prefer to take in a few of the city’s main attractions together?

Lord it over the city in Edinburgh Castle, strut your stuff down the Royal Mile or simply just explore your neighbourhood together, finding some obscure spots that make you giddy with excitement.

Whatever you like, this experience is about finding your feet in the highland’s heart and kickstarting your trip to Edinburgh.

  • Familiarise yourself with the best ways to navigate Edinburgh and orientate yourself with a host by your side

  • See the most famous attractions in the area you would like to explore

  • Ask any questions you have about exploring Edinburgh and where your host think you should visit

  • Get tips offs on local favourites - from bars to markets and everything in between

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • Private and personalised experience
3 hours with a host

  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)

What’s not included

  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How does it work?

  • 1 Tell us about you!

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
  • 2 We match you with a host

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect experience together
  • 3 The best part!

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there

If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me here. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

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Reviews for this experience

Outstanding Day with a local guide!

We had an outstanding half day tour with Michaela. We had never been to Edinburgh before and wanted the chance to take in some local history and see some sights off of the beaten path. We met Michaela after our tour of Edinburgh Castle. We were impressed with her knowledge of the city. She let us take the lead with anything that we wanted to see and do during the afternoon. She was able to show us the best places for souvenirs and the best places for whiskey tasting. It was a very enjoyable and relaxing afternoon with an excellent guide. Thanks so much!!

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Reviewed by Rick M , hosted by Michaela

Fin by rundtur

Vi var 4 kolleager afsted, ingen af os havde været i Edinburgh før. Det var en super fin og god måde at blive introduceret til byen på med en personlig guide. Turen blev tilpasset vores ønsker og da vi var en lille gruppe var der rig mulighed for undervejs at stille spørgsmål. Vores guide, en ung universitetsstuderende, havde en stor viden om byens historie og delte gerne ud af fakta og gode historier. Hun svarede professionelt på alle vores spørgsmål og da turen efter 3 timer sluttede havde vi fået et godt udgangspunkt til selv at finde rundt og udforske byen.

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Reviewed by Lene E , hosted by Alana

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