Discover secret Edinburgh
Discover secret Edinburgh
Discover secret Edinburgh

Discover secret Edinburgh

Poetry-inscribed pavements, a faithful old pub hound and highland folklore.

  • Private &
    personalized

  • 3 hours

  • From
    $43.23  USD
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

Welcome to auld (old!) Edinburgh, where you’ll spend the better part of a day following your Edinburgh host through the quirky, cranky, swanky, antique streets of this utterly charming Scottish city.

But hush now, because they’ll be taking you on an experience off the tourist trail and sharing some local secrets - we won’t tell if you don’t.

Whether you’d like to visit a pub which comes with its own four-legged guardian, explore fascinating bookstores, uncover the oldest nooks in the most ancient of neighbourhoods or simply stroll through one of the parks that boasts the brisk beauty of the highlands - the day is yours to dictate!

Unfortunately, you can’t dictate the weather in Scotland - it’s a tricky little sucker. But no matter. Wrap up in your warmest plaid and venture boldly forth.

As the beating heart of the highlands, Edinburgh is full of folklore and traditions that date back to their pagan roots.

Discover poetry on the pavements and inspire hearty laughs from the locals. We just ken you’ll have a wonderful time!

  • Discover secret Edinburgh
  • Discover secret Edinburgh
  • Spend 3 hours with a host in Edinburgh and discover a side to the city that’s a little more down-to-earth and locally-frequented

  • Get a unique take on the city as you explore it with your host, a local who will show you secret Edinburgh

  • See the real Edinburgh that you will not 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 from your host regarding other areas to explore and exciting things to do during the rest of your stay in Edinburgh

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 it works

  • 1

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
    Tell us about you!
  • 2

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect tour and experience together
    We match you with a host
  • 3

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
    The best part!

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.

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