Explore Edinburgh's landscapes
Explore Edinburgh's landscapes
Explore Edinburgh's landscapes
Explore Edinburgh's landscapes
Explore Edinburgh's landscapes

Explore Edinburgh's landscapes

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

  • Private &

  • 4 hours

  • From
    £35.00  GBP
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

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.

  • Explore Edinburgh's landscapes
  • Explore Edinburgh's landscapes
  • 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

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • Private and personalised experience
  • 4 hours with a host
  • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
  • 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.

Reviews for this experience

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!

January 2018

Reviewed by Chelsea M , hosted by Sarah

Reviews for Edinburgh

Learning about Edinburgh

I took a full day private tour of Edinburgh with Roxana. I had a great day learning all kinds of interesting details about the city. Edinburgh is full of mystery and beauty, almost trapped in time. Roxana's passion for the city brought this all to life. with great stories and special locations, I learned as much as I enjoyed. CityUnscripted was also great with the booking process and were quick to reply to all my questions. I recommend using them and asking for Roxana, you won't be disappointed.

Reviewed by Marcel M, hosted by Roxana

Must see Edinburgh with a local

I had a great full day private tour with Roxana my guide. I can honestly say I learned a lot about both Edinburgh and medieval history. All in all it was a wonderful experience. Thanks

Reviewed by Marcel M, hosted by Roxana

Child-Friendly Tour with a Local Friend

My family and I (husband and two daughters ages 9 and 11) really enjoyed our walking tour with Alana. She is lovely to spend time with and was so interesting to talk to. She showed us all the places we requested and told us things about Edinburgh that we certainly would not know if we were not locals. I highly recommend going on a tour with her!

Reviewed by Robyn M, hosted by Alana

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