Tour of Edinburgh's New Town with your own private guide(World Heritage Site)
Your private guided tour takes you on a revealing journey through Edinburgh's Georgian New Town to explores some of the streets and buildings that are the epitome of grandiose elegance that have helped put the New Town on the map as a World Heritage Site.
We stroll through the carefully sculpted terraces of Princes Street Gardens and view its impressive monuments and statues, also we discover some of the world famous people who have either been born, lived or been associated with the New Town.
I include information and stories about the following -
Origins of the New Town, we will view the famous buildings from the outside. Stories about the famous people who have lived in the New town.
Register House, St Andrews Square, The Dome, George Street, Sir Walter Scott Monument, Assembly Rooms, Art Gallery's, Princes Street gardens, Rose Street, Charlotte Square, various statues to the great and good.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: The meeting point will be at an agreed place in the Old Town.
I will be wearing either tartan trousers or a kilt
End location: We will agree a specific place to finish on the day of the tour.
Duration: 2 hours
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 Pounds sterling - All information subject to change -
Lothian Region Transport main bus- Single adult ticket - £1.50 day ticket £4.60. Airlink Bus - Adult Single £4.50, return £7.50 (correct money on LRT buses) check LRT website for any changes.
2 course Lunch meals start from about £10.95 upwards.
Taxi from city centre to Airport or South Queensferry £20 to £25, city centre to Castle £5 - £7 approx.
Entrance to Edinburgh Castle as at April 2015
£16.50 for adults, £13.20 for Seniors, £ 9.90 for children
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Peter was our guide for two days in Edinburgh. He's excellent! His recall for dates and names is extraordinary. As is his story telling around historical events and the people who shaped them.