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Making the most of your time in Edinburgh

Food Tasting

From Cullen Skink to Cranachan: A Taste of Edinburgh

A food tasting walking tour. Come dine with me and I shall introduce you to the Local produce and baking of Scotland.

Neighbourhoods: Off the Beaten Attractions

Historic and Hidden Leith

Discover why Leith’s motto ‘Persevere’ is so apt! This unique walking tour doon ‘Las Ramblas’ transports you from Edinburgh to what was once the neighbouring burgh of Leith. Unveil the historic past and the rapidly changing present amidst historic buildings, places associated with ‘Trainspotting’, trendy cafes, restaurants and bars and a burgeoning creative scene. A […]

New Town

Putting Edinburgh on the Map

The Athens of the North This walking tour is a wonderful introduction to Calton Hill and the New Town of Edinburgh.  The tour introduces you to: Your route will include: Among the highlights will be the exteriors (unless otherwise stated) of:

Old Town

Top to Toe

Introduction to the Royal Mile This is a great walking tour introduction for the first-time visitor to the locations and exteriors of the main sights of the Old Town of Edinburgh. Main sights:

Life Changing: Edinburgh’s Medical History

Join me to discover ‘the good, the bad and the ugly’ of Edinburgh’s medical past in ‘Auld Reekie’. You will learn about the horrendous living conditions in ‘Auld Reekie’ where disease and death spread rapidly, the founding of the medical school at Edinburgh University, the increasing need for bodies for anatomy lessons and how such […]

Edinburgh for Families

Tailor made experience for children, teenagers and the ‘young at heart’ A ‘pick and mix’ walking tour catering for the ages and interests of the family group. There will be plenty of photo opportunities. 2 hours or 3 hours depending on how much or how little you wish to see and do, the stamina/attention span […]

A Final Resting Place

Dig down into the history, architecture and stories of Greyfriars Churchyard A fascinating and varied ‘green space’ walk. Graveyards are known to enhance health and well being and Greyfriars is no exception. It is one of the oldest in Edinburgh and has an exceptional collection of monuments. Main sights On this walking tour you will […]

Auld Reekie

A tale of two towns Discover the old town of Edinburgh from the earliest times down through the centuries to the present day and get two towns for the price of one! You will see the major sites of the old town and learn about famous and infamous Edinburgh characters. You will visit:   Main […]

Old Town and New Town

Discover the Unknown

‘Hidden Gems and Secret Treasures’ Discover places you would not find yourself or know about. Together we shall ‘discover’ in the:  Join me as we visit: Instead of the usual big sites you will have a unique opportunity to explore the lesser well-known places. Something to tell your friends and family when you return home.

Shopping

Bruntsfield Boutique Bonanza

A wonderful opportunity to visit a lovely neighbourhood of Edinburgh and support local independent businesses and eateries. Bruntsfield is not far from the city centre and easily accessible by a frequent bus service. At peak tourist season you can escape the crowds and congestion! The four shops on our tour have been personally selected by […]

Simply Sensational

Cocoon yourself in luxury at Johnstons of Elgin This exclusive tour introduces you to the world of high-quality superlative Scottish knitwear and accessories. Jumpers, gloves, hats, scarves and socks are all made in Scotland in the Eastfield mill at Hawick in the borders. You will be escorted from your city centre hotel to the Johnston’s […]

Make a lasting impression!

An ‘Edinburgh new town’ Scottish textile walking tour. Discover three unique shops which introduce you to ‘forever’ garments. You will love what you buy and want to keep for ever and indeed they will last for ever, such is the quality of the products. As we stroll between shops,  I shall tell you about the […]

Meet the Makers: Scottish Textiles Showcase

This short tour is ideal for those who wish a bespoke informative experience that introduces Scottish artisans and high-quality Scottish products. Scottish Textiles Showcase is a shop which specialises in luxury Scottish homeware, Harris Tweed ladies coats and accessories. This is a private visit when the shop will be closed to the public for the […]

A Class Act

Indulge yourself on a unique bespoke high quality shopping spree in the Old Town of Edinburgh. You will visit a variety of shops and have the option to make your own Harris Tweed handbag. You will learn about: We shall visit: As we walk to the different shops on the Royal Mile and the Grassmarket, […]

Something Special

Embrace the Kaleidoscope

SOMETHING SPECIAL A tailor-made multi-day experience of panoramic Edinburgh Edinburgh has much to offer. This is a unique opportunity to have awe-inspiring experiences and create your dream adventure! From 2 days to a week, you can choose exactly what you would like to see and do in and around Edinburgh with your own personal guide […]