Edinburgh City Tour by Car

Private & Custom Tours in Aberdeenshire

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This is a great way to get to know Edinburgh's Old and New Towns. If you are limited for time or tired from travel, let us show you around this wonderful city.  Your local Edinburgh expert Driver/Guide will show you the highlights.  Hear the stories of Edinburgh's Past, it's famous characters and not so famous.  See the difference in our Mediaeval Old Town and our Georgian New Town. Highlights include, Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Holyrood Park, the Georgian New Town and much more.  This is a great introductions to our beautiful city.  Enjoy the tour!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, ScotlandEdinburgh Castle is perched on the plug of an extinct volcano. You will have the opportunity to stop for photos and hear about it's long and interesting past.Pass By: St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, ScotlandSt Giles has been a place of worship since 1124 founded by King David I.Pass By: John Knox House Museum, Edinburgh, ScotlandDating to the late 1400's it was owned by the Gold Smith to Mary Queen of Scots and is now home to the Scottish Story Telling Centre. Pass By: Gladstone's Land, Edinburgh, ScotlandOne of Edinburgh's best preserved Houses with Forestair and Shuttered windows.Pass By: Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh, ScotlandSee the statue of Bobby one of Edinburgh's much loved characters and hear and hear his story.Stop At: Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, ScotlandPhoto stop optional. The queens official residence in Scotland. It has witnessed much of Scotland's history. Mary Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie and more.Duration: 10 minutesPass By: Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, ScotlandIt the road is open you will have the option to drive through Holyrood Park and stop for a photo of Edinburgh's Skyline. Pass By: George Heriot's School, Edinburgh, ScotlandCould this School be the inspiration of Hogwarts? Hear about it's interesting history.Pass By: Grassmarket, Edinburgh, ScotlandOnce the site of the Cattle and Horse market you will hear about the more awful things that also took place here.Pass By: Georgian House, Edinburgh, ScotlandOnce one of the most prestigious addresses in Edinburgh hear about life in Edinburgh's Georgian New Town

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Holyroodhouse
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