Ultimate Half Day Private Tour of Edinburgh


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

Half day tour with a private guide

This is the Ultimate Edinburgh tour which can be taken as a half day tour or a full day tour.
Edinburgh is a beautiful, dynamic city with a unique architectural heritage in magnificent natural settings earning it three World Heritage sites the Old Town, New Town and the Magnificent Forth Rail Bridge. I will show you all it has to offer. . . . .
This is a see all do all tour of the city in a traditional London Black Taxi with photo oportunities along the way, which can be taken as a half day or full day tour or tailored to suit your individual needs and interests (see the "whats extra"section for prices)


From Edinburgh Castle to Palace of Holyrood House, this tour has something for everyone to see.
From the moment you settle back into the taxi I am there to guide, show and explain Edinburgh to you.
See (exterior only) and learn about the history of Edinburgh Castle. Visit the site of public executions. and learn about the characters famous and infamous Deacon Brodie, Major Weir the beautiful Lady Stair Peter Williamson (Indian Peter) George Heriot Sir Walter Scott and many more who inhabited the city.
As we travel through the Old town visiting the sites of historical events, and learn about the Porteous Riot the Covenanantors and the heart warming story of Edinburghs most famous dog "Greyfriars Bobby" and visit the birthplace of Harry Potter. Learn how the citizens of the city influenced and changed the world we live in today

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: City Centre Hotels

End location: City Centre Hotel

Duration: 4 hours

this could take a bit longer depending on traffic conditions


Iconic London Black Taxi

What’s Included

Tour the city in am Iconic London Black Taxi
Services of your professional Guide
Photo stops all day
The history of each site explained in a professional family friendly way

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Pounds - for a cup of coffeee if desired

What’s Extra

Any Entry fees

A Recent Review of this tour

We took a half day "Ultimate" tour with Bob. Bob was awesome. He was amazingly knowledgeable about Edinburgh, was full of great historical anecdotes and was flexible, responsive and a delight to be with. We highly recommend the service and would do it again in a heartbeat.
Martin Robles

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