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Tour Operator: Walking Tours in the UK 24 hours Travel method:   Walking Region / Starts from: Edinburgh

Private Edinburgh: People's Story

Discover Edinburgh with an expert guide.


From volcanoes, to markets and festivals to executions; Edinburgh has seen it all. What better way to explore this iconic city than through the tales and experiences of those who have lived here through the ages.

Immerse yourself in Edinburgh’s past, present and future on this 1.5 hour walking tour. Your dedicated local guide will bring to life the stories of famous and lesser known people of Edinburgh’s past and present, their experiences and how key events have shaped the city into the vibrant and lively place you see today.

From warriors to candlemakers, kings to clergy, the city of Edinburgh has long been home to an eclectic range of individuals, varying in their status, wealth and position in society. Edinburgh: The People’s Story will guide you through the stories of a diverse range of people. You might even meet a bear!

Key sights include:
- Castle Esplanade
- Grassmarket
- Candlemaker Row
- McEwan Hall
- St Giles
- The Mound
- Princes St Gardens
& more!

Price: £85 for a group of up to 6 then only £15pp!

Duration: 1.5 hours

Start time & location: choose your start time in the booking form. We can start the tour at the central location of outside the Scottish Whisky Experience, or we can meet at your hotel (email us to change start location).

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Customers will receive a full refund or credit if cancelled 48 hours before the start of the tour. Customers will also receive a full refund or credit in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unavoidable circumstances decided by the operator. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price. Cancellations made less than 48 hours before will be charged at full price.
Meeting point

Meet us outside the Scottish Whisky Experience on Castlehill.

Scottish Whisky Experience, EH1 2NE
Important information
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Otherwise, please meet your guide at the meeting point 5 minutes before your tour. They will be wearing an orange jacket and/or lanyard.