Edinburgh City Highlights Day Driving Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

78111


Categories

City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Half day Edinburgh tour for visitors with limited time.


Driving tour through both World Heritage sites, Georgian Newtown and medieval Old Town. This tour will drive you to the main historic attractions in Edinburgh you may later wish to explore walking. I will explain the history and context of the capital of Scotland and point out some of the architectural gems of this ancient city dominated by the famous brooding Castle. We will have several stops to take photographs. This is ideal for people short of time or less able to walk.

Collection and return to hotel included.

Itinerary

Hotel pick up. Driving tour through both World Heritage sites of Gerogian Newtown and medieval Old Town. History and context with suggestions to explore by walking. Grassmarket and The Cowgate to Holyrood Palace. Cannongate up the High Street then University area. Drive round Holyrood Park with stunning views to Duddingston Village with 12C. church. Craigmiller Castle an option if time permits. Back to Edinburgh hotel.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Edinburgh Hotel.

End location: Edinburgh Hotel.

Duration: 4 hours

Normal tour 4 hours in and around Edinburgh with lunch stop option.
This can be can normally be extended to become a full day tour with minimal notice or even on the day if required.

Transportation

Land Rover Discovery SUV. Large comfortable luxury car. This tour is also possible for up to 6 people by separate arrangement.

What’s Included

Hotel pick up and return. All driving and guiding costs for up to 4 people.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 GBP - Refreshments. Admission charge to Craigmiller castle if required.

What’s Extra

Entrance fees to attractions if required.

A Recent Review of this tour

This was an excellent tour. Toby was very flexible, knowledgeable and accommodating. He told us so much about Edinburgh that we would never have known. He was also willing to customize the tour to what we wanted to do. Thanks so much!
Katherine Fishbaugh

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