Private Tours of Edinburgh
For private tours Edinburgh is a city that is very easy to walk around, walking In the Old & New Towns both are Works Heritage Sites, visiting the attractions either on foot or by taxi.
Exploring the Old and the New Town of Edinburgh.
My private Edinburgh tours can be for 4 hours – half day or 8 hours – full day.
Old Town of Edinburgh
Royal Mile – the old street connecting Edinburgh Castle with Royal Palace of Holyrood House, walking into the closes (alleyways) hearing all the wee stories about the people who lived here in olden times.
Visiting Edinburgh Castle, home to the “Honours of Scotland” (Scottish Crown Jewels), John Knox House St Giles Kirk Palace of Holyrood House, the Queen’s Gallery, The Scottish Parliament, National Museum of Scotland, the Art Galleries of Scotland, Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Bobby, Canongate Kirk.
The Georgian New Town
Building started in 1767, the New Town is still home to many residents, designer shops, bars and restaurants and many businesses. Walking through the elegant streets of the New Town passing the homes of Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Walter Scott, passing the Oxford bar, favourite of Inspector Rebus from the novels of Ian Rankin.
Visiting the Georgian House, Scottish Portrait Gallery, shopping in George Street and Multrees Walk.
Areas in Edinburgh to walk – Royal Botanical Gardens, Water of Leith, Holyrood Park.