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Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle

Small Group Royal Mile Walking Tour with Optional Entry to Edinburgh Castle

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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.19
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$27.19
See the best of medieval yet modern Edinburgh on this walking tour with optional skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle. As you walk, listen as your guide shares the history of this formidable city with ancient Roman roots and UNESCO-listed pockets. Explore atmospheric cobbled walkways along the Royal Mile, breeze into Edinburgh Castle to witness royal opulence (if option selected), and pass iconic locations like St. Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square, and John Knox House.
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* A traveler said: "William was an excellent guide with vast knowledge about the history of this amazing city. His little antidotes had us in stitches Excellent tour"


Royal Mile Guided Walking Tour in Edinburgh

Royal Mile Guided Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.99
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$33.99
Explore famous landmarks and hidden secrets in Edinburgh on this walking tour. Explore Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile with a guide, and gain insight into famous writers and inventors who have called the city home. Hear tales of Scotland's national bard—Robert Burns—and discover top landmarks such as St. Giles’ Cathedral and the National Galleries of Scotland. Capture Edinburgh through the eye of your camera as you go, and find out what makes this ancient city tick.
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* A traveler said: "Excellent guide. Very knowledgeable about the history of Scotland. I found this tour very interesting."


Edinburgh Sky to Sea Bike Tour by Manual or E-Bike

Edinburgh Sky to Sea Bike Tour by Manual or E-Bike

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  • 3 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.83
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$83.83
Even if you’ve only got limited time in Edinburgh, its still possible to see the breadth of the city’s natural landscapes. Cover more sights in less time during a 3-hour bike ride which takes you from Arthur’s Seat to the beaches of Portobello and the Port of Leith. Plus, you’ll be able to choose between an electric or manual bike depending on your fitness level.
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* A traveler said: "This tour is a different experience, you get to explore the city of Edinburgh and mostly the outskirts via the defined cycle routes. Tour being a guided one helps you further with understanding history of the places you will visit and how things have evolved over time to tea h a point as you see right now"


Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

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1908
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.48
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$21.48
Journey through Edinburgh’s grisliest tales on a haunted walking tour. Experience the ghastly histories of monsters, madness, and murder that cast a dark shadow on the capital city. Discover the stories and sites of witch trials, pagan rituals, and executions, and hear about local monsters that live in urban myth. Then visit the chilling Old Calton Burial Ground or Canongate Kirkyard cemetery to learn about body-snatching and some of the infamous interred.
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* A traveler said: "Aussie David was an excellent guide and story teller, 10/10. Found out some things you don't hear about on the other tours. Excellent value for money."


Edinburgh Harry Potter Walking Tour

Edinburgh Harry Potter Walking Tour

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.29
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$20.29
This 'Harry Potter' walking tour gets fans closer to spots in Edinburgh that inspired J.K Rowling’s famous books. Walk past key sites that inspired places such as Diagon Alley, and even see the cafes and hotels where the writer wrote her book series. Your guide knows the quickest ways to get around the city on foot to fit more into your time, as well as fun facts about Harry Potter.
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* A traveler said: "Interesting with an informative and fun guide. Very enjoyable way to learn more about the city and it's connections."


The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour
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The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour

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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.56
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$19.56
Edinburgh is known for its dark past, and this evening walking tour is the original one to showcase the city's historically sinister and spooky side. Discover the hidden ‘wynds’ (alleys) and closes of the Old Town as you learn their mysteries and horrors; visit the ghost-ridden Greyfriars Kirkyard; and explore the city’s underground vaults to uncover their spirits and secrets. Your tour is led by a creepily costumed guide.
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* A traveler said: "All good great tour guide Nell. Well worth the money. All explained clearly and whilst training someone else. Very professional"


Small Group Edinburgh Night Walking incl. Underground Vaults with Private Option
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Small Group Edinburgh Night Walking incl. Underground Vaults with Private Option

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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.69
Price varies by group size
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$25.69
Price varies by group size
Explore a sinister side of Edinburgh on this late-night ghost walking tour that includes the Blair Street Vaults under South Bridge. Stroll mysterious alleyways as you listen to your guide’s grim and ghastly tales of treason and torture. Then venture underground for a candlelight tour of the 18th-century chambers and hear haunting stories of supernatural forces lingering in the city's darkest corners.
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* A traveler said: "This is a great tour made better by our guide Steve who brought the stories alive. Well worth joining the tour."


Small Group Edinburgh Underground Vaults Historical Walk with Private Option
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Small Group Edinburgh Underground Vaults Historical Walk with Private Option

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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.69
Price varies by group size
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$25.69
Price varies by group size
Discover the Edinburgh Vaults—aka South Bridge Vaults—18th-century underground chambers that lie far below the city. On this underground walking tour with an entertaining and informative guide, hear tales of this dark and almost-forgotten place built below one of Edinburgh’s busiest thoroughfares. See evidence of excavated storage spaces, human habitation, taverns with wine vaults and more!
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* A traveler said: "Great tour with a knowledgeable and interesting guide. Lots of social history. Well worth an visit to see another side of Edinburgh."


Whisky and Folklore in Edinburgh Including Four Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

Whisky and Folklore in Edinburgh Including Four Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.31
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$43.31
The Waverley Pub is one of Edinburgh’s most popular drinking establishments and stocks a huge variety of Scotch whisky. On this tasting tour, sample four single malt whiskies from four different whisky-producing regions of Scotland, uncover the secrets of Scotch whisky-making, and experience the Scottish tradition of storytelling.
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* A traveler said: "Highly recommend this tour, we had an amazing time. The tour guide (Ben) was highly knowledgeable and the folklore was very interesting."


Edinburgh Food & Drink Private Tour
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Edinburgh Food & Drink Private Tour

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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$153.68
Price varies by group size
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$153.68
Price varies by group size
Get a taste of Edinburgh on this guided tasting tour. Try locally sourced dishes and drinks beyond the Royal Mile. Along the way, learn about the history of the area. Plus get recommendations on places such as bars, restaurants, museums, and galleries to go following the tour. Listen with an audio headset so you can walk at your own pace.
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* A traveler said: "Thanks for an great tour, Julie. We got some history as well as the opportunity to try "Haggis" didn't think I would like it but I did. I thoroughly enjoy this tour and by keeping the tour group numbers low it gave us all the opportunity to interact with our guide and each other."


Old Town Historical and Underground Tour
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Old Town Historical and Underground Tour

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.64
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$19.64
Get an in-depth perspective on Edinburgh on this guided tour that goes deeper than most. Usually led by a guide with a PhD in Scottish history, this tour offers a journey through Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town from the main thoroughfares to the hidden closes (alleyways) and courtyards. Your guide shares tales of dramatic events in the neighborhood's history, as well as those of the writers, philosophers, and inventors who called the area home.
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* A traveler said: "Hazel was great…very knowledgeable, good humor and took us into quiet out-of-the-way places that were just a few paces from the busy street. Well worth it."


Fright Night Tour
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Fright Night Tour

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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.66
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$22.66
Edinburgh’s stately streets hide a darker, more mysterious side of the city, rooted in its 18th-century slums, ‘wynds,’ (alleyways), and vaults. This 75-minute tour takes you back in time to this shadowy world, exploring dark cobbled lanes, a haunted cemetery, and underground vaults. As you explore, your costumed guide shares captivating tales of the city’s history, along with stories of ghosts, murders, crimes, and more.
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* A traveler said: "Brilliant experience, guide was well knowledged with tour and surrounding areas, fully recommend, will be back"


Sherlock's Secret Challenge - The puzzle solving game that shows you the city

Sherlock's Secret Challenge - The puzzle solving game that shows you the city

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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.54
Price varies by group size
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$26.54
Price varies by group size
It's a game that will make use of your brain and creativity, but its also a great way to explore the city as you're being forced to actively look around you. The puzzles are solved using permanent features of the city and you'll work out your path as you go around from one clue to the next, unravelling the story and ultimately discovering the secret behind Sherlock Holmes.
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* A traveler said: "Great fun! Chance to explore central Edinburgh and have solve puzzles along the way. Was the perfect way to start our trip to Edinburgh :)"


Edinburgh Marathon Festival Running Tour

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Running Tour

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.50
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$40.50
Jog around Edinburgh and see more of the city than you would walking on this running tour. Climb Calton Hill for panoramic views, and jog through the Old and New Town, stopping at famous and unexpected sights to discover their history. Your run covers about 4.3 miles (7 kilometers), with the pace set by your small group of 15 or fewer. Souvenirs of a running T-shirt, Edinburgh poster, and other extras are included.
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* A traveler said: "Really enjoyed running through Edinburgh. Tour guide was fantastic, fun, and energetic and so knowledgeable!"


Dollar Falls Canyoning Trip

Dollar Falls Canyoning Trip

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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.70
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$139.70
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Intrepidus Outdoors is an adventure tourism and outdoor education provider based in Edinburgh. We specialise in canyoning, coasteering, mountain biking and mountaineering, and deliver these adventurous experiences across Scotland and the North of England. The experiences that we provide take clients into some of the most exquisite, incredible and extreme environments the UK has to offer.
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Private Tour: 'Outlander' TV Locations Day Trip from Edinburgh
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Private Tour: 'Outlander' TV Locations Day Trip from Edinburgh

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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$836.86
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$836.86
per group
Travel back to the action-packed world of Outlander on a private day trip to Scotland's TV filming locations. Enjoy a guided tour from Edinburgh to the Highland areas featured in the popular program like the villages of Culross and Falkland—which represents Inverness in the series—and cinematic landmarks like Castle Leoch (Doune Castle). Along the way, enjoy insider stories and trivia about the series, cast, and crew. 
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* A traveler said: "Gerry our guide for The Outlander Day Tour was awesome. He was knowledgeable and had the best sense of humor. Spent the day visiting various movie sites in beautiful Scotland. If I could give him a higher rating than excellent I would. Aka Lady of Craigmillar. Gerry will know who this is."


Canyoning Day Trip from Edinburgh

Canyoning Day Trip from Edinburgh

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  • 7 hours
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$139.70
Price varies by group size
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$139.70
Price varies by group size
Intrepidus Outdoors is an adventure tourism and outdoor education provider based in Edinburgh. We specialise in canyoning, coasteering, mountain biking and mountaineering, and deliver these adventurous experiences across Scotland and the North of England. The experiences that we provide take clients into some of the most exquisite, incredible and extreme environments the UK has to offer.
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Fantastic Creatures of Edinburgh, and where to find them!

Fantastic Creatures of Edinburgh, and where to find them!

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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.56
Price varies by group size
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$19.56
Price varies by group size
A fantastic way to see the city. A classic treasure hunt with a twist that will have you interacting with your surroundings whilst learning about the traditional beliefs of Scotland and the world. You will be given a map and a textbook. In this magic field trip on the fantastic creatures of Edinburgh you will be spotting what's often overlooked, reading maps, solving little riddles and hopefully finding the last unicorn. Good for magic apprentices of all ages! families, couples, tourists and locals alike. The duration is an estimate and varies a lot between groups but after 3h you may have to return the kit, so don't plan to take long breaks along the game. This game is played with the kit provided but you will need a charged phone with internet access to check your answers and be in touch with the host in case you need help. It involves walking, reading and some puzzle solving. It finishes a 10minute walk from where it starts.
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HILL & NATURE Walk ~ DISCOVER REAL EDINBURGH WITH A LOCAL EXPERT! Half Day Tour

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HILL & NATURE Walk ~ DISCOVER REAL EDINBURGH WITH A LOCAL EXPERT! Half Day Tour

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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.76
$96.40
$9.64 savings
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$96.40
$9.64 savings
This is a MUST DO Walking Tour in the prettiest hill range from the 7 hills which creates Edinburgh. Discover the Scottish Highlands & Stunning Scottish Nature in the middle of the capital city! If you love nature and want to explore the real beauty of Edinburgh and famous Pentland Hills, then this is the ideal tour for you. We will be BACK BY LUNCH-TIME & ALL DAY BUS TICKET IS INCLUDED. -Please book a private tour with kids under 7 years of age. Contact to arrange "Rishi's Edinburgh Tours" Hi, I'm Rishi your Host & your Guide. I have over 20 years of experience in tourism & hospitality. I got my degree in Tourism in Edinburgh to match my love of travel. I'm from India. When I first came here many years back I fell in love with this city. Being myself a nature lover and an explorer, I found endless opportunities here. If you want to explore real Edinburgh, then you are looking at your ideal tour guide. The experience I provide will become the memories of a life time for you.
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* A traveler said: "Rishi is a very knowledgable guide, which provides lots of information not only related to the hiking route, but also the history of the place. He is very willing to answer all your questions and explain them in a very detail way. Overall, the hiking route is wonderful and just takes only 20mins bus from the city centre. It is a wonderful experience with Rishi in a superb scenic view. You can have a deep understanding on the geology of the hill, the culture and the lifestyle of the local. I highly recommend this awesome trip and you will definitely not regret About it."


Award-winning circular cycle tour of Edinburgh!
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Award-winning circular cycle tour of Edinburgh!

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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.14
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$93.14
This is a cycle tour you won't find anywhere else. I shall take you where other tourists will not know about. There are other cycle tours in Edinburgh, but as I take small groups, you will be able to go at your own pace, ask as many questions as you like and take numerous photos without pressure of being rushed. This tour requires you to be able to cycle for a maximum distance of 20 miles with regular stops and at a slow -steady pace. This tour is not suitable for under 12 years. From Craigmillar Caste, to the stunning Dean Village, Leith and Portobello, you will be cycling through all the 'must-see' parts of Edinburgh that are off the tourist trail.
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* A traveler said: "By far the best thing I have experienced in Edinburgh. I’ve been there so many times but seeing new things on a bike, listening to interesting nuggets and exploring different places/spaces was simply incredible. Leanne, oh my, she’s the best. So caring, so helpful, so reassuring, so amazing. She’s inspired me to get a bike for myself. She’s one of the reasons I’ll go back to Edinburgh too. In terms of the bike- they are top top of the range. It’s super light and the gears are so easy. In terms of the route- it is not uphill or hard. People often think cycling In Edinburgh is painful because of the hills but the route Leanne has literally perfected. It is easy-moderate. If you have padded shorts- take them! Don’t worry too much you can let Leanne know if you need anything. She is super attentive & accommodating so if it’s not going to work she will tweak it. I cannot recommend this trip enough."


Ricky's Ultimate City Bike Tour!

Ricky's Ultimate City Bike Tour!

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  • 3 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.05
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$74.05
Let Riccardo show you the best places and secret spots of Edinburgh on his Ultimate City Tour! Riccardo has been riding and guiding, day in day out, in the European Alps and Scotland for nearly a decade. You'll struggle to find anyone with as much skill, enthusiasm and experience in the field of bicycle guiding. Riccardo is a professionally qualified UK bike guide and he is up to date with Outdoor First Aid certification, training and child protection qualifications. With all of this training and experience he is able to provide top class, safe and knowledgable guided rides to all levels and group sizes, both in the city and out in the mountains.
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* A traveler said: "So I was the only person on the tour, as the rest of them cancelled. But Ricky was fantastic and we went ahead despite me being the only biker and with the bad weather. Ricky is insightful and full of local trivia, and we made a pitstop at this gorgeous and quaint beach cafe. The e-bike was top notch and the trail itself is so stunning, full of beautiful bits of foliage and natural scenery. Easily one of the highlights in Edinburgh!"


Award-winning cycle tour to Edinburgh's coast
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Award-winning cycle tour to Edinburgh's coast

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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.82
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Leanne, your guide will ensure we go at your pace, ask as many questions as you like and enjoy the ride with your little ones, without the feeling of being rushed in a large group. Leanne can modify the route to suit your families' ability and the beauty of this ride is that is it mainly on dedicated cycle paths. This is a fun ride with the promise of an ice cream (or coffee!) on the beach or inside to warm up if in winter. It is a 10 mile round trip.
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The Pirate's Riddle: An Outdoor Treasure Hunt

The Pirate's Riddle: An Outdoor Treasure Hunt

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.87
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It's a game that will make use of your brain and creativity, but its also a great way to explore the city as you're being forced to actively look around you. The puzzles are solved using permanent features of the city and you'll work out your path as you go around from one clue to the next, unravelling the story and ultimately discovering some facts about Scotland's pirates and pirate myths.
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Bruar Falls Canyoning Trip from Edinburgh

Bruar Falls Canyoning Trip from Edinburgh

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15
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$146.70
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Intrepidus Outdoors is an adventure tourism and outdoor education provider based in Edinburgh. We specialise in canyoning, coasteering, mountain biking and mountaineering, and deliver these adventurous experiences across Scotland and the North of England. The experiences that we provide take clients into some of the most exquisite, incredible and extreme environments the UK has to offer.
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