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Edinburgh Guided Tour

Lothian Road | Central entrance of Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
+44 7927 904695
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Please see a video of the tour, accessed via the photos on the left. Your host/guide on the Edinburgh Guided Tour is Stuart Usher and/or his son Richard Usher. They meet walkers outside Usher Hall, Scotland's premier concert hall and an Edinburgh Landmark. Usher Hall was donated to Edinburgh by Stuart's family which has been associated with Scotland, and Edinburgh in particular, for centuries. Stuart was also the subject of a Channel Four Cutting Edge Documentary in 2002 which is viewable on youtube. Edinburgh has everything: Its huge Castle sitting on the plug of an ancient (and thankfully dormant!) volcano, its Palace a mile from the Castle and connected by the Royal Mile, Its ancient Public and Coffee houses some of which date back to the 1400's. Also the many incredible people which Edinburgh produced or was home to over the centuries such as the world famous Robert Burns, Scotland's National Poet and Hero; David Hume the Philospher and Man of Letters; Sir Walter Scott the Historical Romance Writer; Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of "Dr Jekyll and Hyde" and "Treasure Island"; Arthur Conan Doyle the creator of Sherlock Homes and the bumbling Dr Watson! Nor can Adam Smith, the Father of Modern Economics and Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone,be omitted, amongst many other famous men and women. You will also visit the beautiful St Giles Cathedral (there is a fee of £3.50 for parties of five or more).
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Lothian Road | Central entrance of Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
West End
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I highly recommend the Edinburgh Guided Tour! The rich detail provided by our guide, as we walked through his beloved city, made Edinburgh come to life for us! We fell in love with Edinburgh during our tour. We plan to return to explore in depth...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoy historical walking tours and have done a great many of them throughout Europe and in the U.S. I had the pleasure of walking with Richard this morning, along with one other visitor from Argentina and a couple from Australia. We had a fantastic...More

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Dear Escape Thank you very much for your superb Review of your Walk with Richard. He is doing a great job! As you say Edinburgh is a most fascinating place and crammed with History around just about every corner. Many, many Tourists miss a lot...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I can really recommend this three hour walk. Fantastic storytelling, charming and very Scottish guide that gave us many laughs, much history and beautiful views.More

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Dear Karin Thank you so much for your lovely Review. A few laughs as you see and learn about a city you have never been to before helps to make the whole experience more informative and memorable. 'A Laugh a Day keeps the Doctor away'...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We will not hesitate to recommend him and his Company. To use without moderation. This town is wonderfulMore

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My family of 5 took this tour with Stuart as soon as we landed in Edinburgh. It is the perfect way to learn about Edinburgh's rich and fascinating history and orient yourself to the city. We were a bit jet lagged but Stuart kept us...More

Thank Geoff J
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Stuart U, Owner at Edinburgh Guided Tour, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Geoff Thank you very much for your great Review with me. You all did very well to do the Tour so soon after your flight to Edinburgh. Of course I am delighted that you enjoyed it so much. Next time you come to Edinburgh...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Listening to our guide was a real delight! We found out funny stories, scary legends and interesting facts about Edinburgh, its history and architecture.More

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Dear Monica Thanks very much for your very nice Review. Edinburgh has it all .... scary legends, the good, the bad and the ugly. Edinburgh draws more tourists than any city in Britain with the exception of London which is ten times bigger than Edinburgh....More

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Judith B
6 July 2018|
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Response from Stuart U | Property representative |
Hi Judy They wont allow us to put URLs or emails here. Just search for Edinburgh Guided Tour and drop us a line. best wishes Stuart
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Susan G
19 March 2018|
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Response from jamare2017 | Reviewed this property |
No we didn’t do full Royal Mile either but lots of interesting spots with colourful stories were included.
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caroljmack06
8 July 2017|
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Response from Stuart U | Property representative |
Hello Carol, We could certainly take you on a half-day tour during that period. Our half-day private tour is about 3.5 hours and runs from either 10.00am or 2.00pm. You can book now and, if you want to change the date at a... More
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