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Geek's Guide to Scotland

11 Rutland Street, Edinburgh EH1 2DQ, Scotland
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Fun Edinburgh Tour with Geek Flair

We enjoyed getting an extra dose of literary, film and television trivia along with a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Kirjavaa
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Westchester, NY
its unusual filming locations tour

The filiming locations tour was not normal experience at Edinburgh. I can't say simply this is the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
sassenach117
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Tokyo, Japan
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Qualified members of Scottish Tourist Guides Association design and operate tours. We do all kind of culture-themed tours in accordance with your request. Visiting film locations and writers haunts, qualified guides will explore why Edinburgh is such a cultural hub and its connection to some of the most famous stories of all time. We will also experience the essence of Edinburgh by visiting one of the most iconic film locations. Highlights of your tour may include: Outlander themed tours. Harry Potter visit his true birthplace. Clue: it's not where they claim. Two sides the world created by Robert Louis Stevenson. The film and the book that took Maggie Smith (a.k.a Prof. McGonagall) to the fame. James Bond what did Sean Connery do before he became 007? We'll tell you and show you where. Braveheart where did this story come from? It's a rather embarrassing tale Sherlock Holmes find out about his creator's more macabre interests. e.t.c, e.t.c...
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14 Nov 2016
“Fun Edinburgh Tour with Geek Flair”
12 Oct 2016
“its unusual filming locations tour”
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11 Rutland Street, Edinburgh EH1 2DQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We enjoyed getting an extra dose of literary, film and television trivia along with a wonderful guided tour of the historic buildings and locations in old Edinburgh. A must for history geeks, book lovers and Doctor Who fans!

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

The filiming locations tour was not normal experience at Edinburgh. I can't say simply this is the filiming tour I think I can say "the filiming tour with historical seance of Scottland." The guild has deeply knowledge about Scotland what I never known. I hope...More

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GeeksGuide, Owner at Geek's Guide to Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely comment! I am very looking forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 25 September 2014

The tour around places connected with Scottish writers and film locations was most amusing and entertaining rather than usual boring tours of historical places. We had such fun not only with the tour guide but also great banter between the people on a tour. The...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2014

I'd highly recommend this tour for someone who loves movies and literature and is looking for something a bit more offbeat than the standard tartan tat type tour. I know Edinburgh well but still got to see fascinating and beautiful parts of the city that...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2014

This is no ordinary tour about the city of Edinburgh. This arts and culture walking tour is absolutely perfect if you are looking for something different from the numerous ordinary tours that can be found in the city. As my first experience with Geek's guide...More

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grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
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