Cultural

Explore Edinburgh's Landscapes

Rocky outcrops, windswept coastal paths and tranquil glens where sea meets sky.

  • (1 review)
  • Private &
    personalized
  • 4 hours
  • From £50.00 GBP per person
  • Walking
  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

Welcome to the beating heart of the highlands, where sea meets sky and ancient monuments perch atop rocky crags.

Follow one of our Edinburgh hosts as you explore Edinburgh’s stunning natural surroundings together, from trails up Arthur’s Seat to catch sight of the city from above, to the windswept coastal paths.

Tackle the imposing hillsides, stroll through the quiet glades or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon in one of the city’s parks. 

The Meadows is a popular picnic destination, as is Holyrood Park, where you can stretch out on a blanket and bask in the happy sounds of friends gathering, balls being kicked around (mind your head) and dogs being walked.

Perhaps you and your host would like to visit the Botanical Gardens together, where you can get a comprehensive feel for the kinds of flora that naturally occur in this part of the world?

Scotland’s natural beauty has inspired many myths - ask your host to share a few tales of auld with you, and as the bagpipes carry across the wind, you’ll be transported back in time.

Highlights & what to expect

  • Join a host and get outdoors in Edinburgh

  • Enjoy a unique itinerary that allows you to enjoy some fresh air and get active during your trip

  • Discover the city’s surrounding natural beauty, as well as the green spaces in its centre

  • Let your host take you on a hike, or relax in a local park

  • Get recommendations from your host about other outdoor activities to enjoy during the rest of your stay in Edinburgh

Good to know

What’s included
  • Private and personalised experience
  • 4 hours with a host
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
What’s not included
  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy

Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund



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This experience’s reviews

EDINBURGH, EXPLORE EDINBURGH'S LANDSCAPESSarah

4.9 average | 8 reviews

January 2018

A New Best Friend

Sarah was the single most wonderful tour guide I have had in my lifetime of travelling (36 countries & counting)! My boyfriend and I toured Edinburgh with her for an afternoon, and she was very knowledgeable and friendly! We learned so much about the city in our 4 hours with her. In the end, it felt like we truly made a new best friend. I cannot say enough about Sarah and highly recommend her for anyone looking for a fun and informative tour guide while in Scotland. Grazie mille, Sarah!

Review by Chelsea M

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