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Private tour guide Toby

Toby W.

Edinburgh, Lothian, United Kingdom

I am Edinburgh born bred and educated. I am passionate about Edinburgh and love showing it to people and revealing its hidden secrets.

I have always been fascinated by history landscape and architecture. I gradually became aware of how crucially such culture has shaped our understanding and the world we live in. This led to a further MA later in life from Edinburgh University in History of Art and Architectural History. I have now just completed an MSc. in Architectural Conservation. I try to make my guiding informative but lighthearted, interesting and fun with many photo opportunities. I love meeting international people, have many overseas friends and often find guiding a mutual learning opportunity.

I live in the city center and can meet you at central hotels or a convenient landmark for walking tours tailored to your own schedule and needs or interests. My Edinburgh driving tours are a very good way to orientate yourself and see highlights to explore later at your own pace. Edinburgh is surrounded by lovely countryside with so many interesting places that I love taking people to visit.

A Recent Review of this guide

Toby did a very nice job showing us the sights of Edinburgh and beyond. He was extremely accommodating and informative all along the way. The knowledge of local sights was great, and his awareness of how to avoid crowds was also quite helpful. He was kind enough to indulge us in an unscheduled stop at the tiny Beatrix Potter exhibit which was well worth a stop en route. Highly recommend!
Gail Hartmann

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Credentials

I was brought up rambling round ancient castles and listening to stories of old. I have lived in Edinburgh all my life and know virtually every corner of it. I am a qualified tour guide and used to guiding in historic houses. I was often previously asked to lead tours in Edinburgh. I have taken many specialist courses on art, history and architecture related subjects in addition to four different university degrees. More importantly, I am eager to share these interests and show people fascinating places.

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Private tour guide Toby

Edinburgh City Highlights Day Driving,...

Half day Edinburgh tour for visitors with limited time.

293 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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Full Day Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

Learn the history, highlights and hidden treasures of this historic,...

223 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

5 hours

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Full Glasgow both Driving and Walking,...

Architectural driving and walking tour with a private guide. Appox.,...

411 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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Custom tour to suit client private driving,...

Stirling, Highlands, Hadrians Wall, St Andrews. Trips to Skye, Mull,,...

586 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

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Day trip round central Scotland. Glasgow,,...

Three cities. Lochs, countryside, catherdals and castles. Available,...

528 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

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Falconry in Scottish Countryside Private,...

The sport of kings in an idyllic setting with a private local guide

411 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Edinburgh, Countryside, Castles and Distillery,...

Edinburgh City followed by countryside tour. A sense of the real Scotland,...

469 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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Rosslyn Chapel, Castles, Melrose Abbey,...

Medieval history and Masonic mysteries in the beautiful Borders countryside.

469 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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Cruise ship private tour. Shore Excursion,...

Edinburgh City and Surrounding area full day custom tour

645 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

8 hours

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Edinburgh to St Andrews scenic private,...

Ancient abbey, university and golf via picturesque fishing towns.

469 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

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Scottish Highland Taster from Edinburgh

Castles, lochs, and beautiful scenery with optional distillery visit

469 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

9 hours

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