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Must See Edinburgh With A Local: Private & Personalized provided by CityUnscripted

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Must See Edinburgh With A Local: Private & Personalized

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2 adults
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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 21/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Must See Edinburgh With A Local: Private & Personalized
City Unscripted and all City Unscripted hosts follow the WHO (World Health Organization) and local government’s health and safety recommendations at all times. To keep up to date with the latest news we recommend visiting these World Health Organization (WHO) website pages.
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Updated 21/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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  • Pass by Scott Monument
    Pass by Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    Pass by Arthur's Seat
    Pass by Edinburgh Old Town
    Pass by Edinburgh Farmers' Market
You'll end at
Edinburgh, UKUpon booking your meeting point can be arranged (e.g. your hotel/accommodation), however this MUST be confirmed and agreed by the experience planners in advance.
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Departure Point
Edinburgh, UK
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 100% Private and personalised experience
  • 8 hours with a Local host
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • After booking, you will receive a short questionnaire, so you’ll be able to tell us more about your interests and preferences. Based on your responses you’ll be matched with a like-minded Local Host
  • Meeting Point
  • Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mbw02 wrote a review Jan 2020
Jacksonville, Florida2 contributions
Our tour guide was very friendly and knew the layout of the city and had good recommendations for restaurants, although had very limited knowledge of the history of the city and individual locations. We were both disappointed with the lack of information provided.
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Response from AnnaK17201, General Manager at Must See Edinburgh With A Local: Private & Personalized
Responded 10 Feb 2020
Dear Mbw02, Thank you for providing feedback on your recent City Unscripted experience. As soon as you informed the team about your disappointment, our Customer Happiness Agent got in touch with you, I hope you were well looked after. We always aim to provide our guests with 5* experiences, so we take all feedback very seriously. Like my colleague explained to you, the City Unscripted concept is designed so that you feel you are wandering the streets with a friend who lives there, who shows you their favourite places to eat and explore in the city. Our hosts do not offer any set routes to follow. They leave a little flexibility for each experience so that you can change course on the day if you feel like you want something a little different. This leaves room for improvisation and sets a great base for experiencing the city authentically, as you would with a local friend. Nevertheless, we expect all our hosts to have a good base knowledge of the history and main sights of their city. Hence, further to your feedback, the position of the host is being reviewed and we will make sure she received further training before she can host again. I am very sorry to hear that your experience was not up to standard and I trust you found a satisfactory resolution with our Customer Happiness Agent. I hope we get a chance to make this up to you in the future so you’ll get the 5* experience you deserve! Kind Regards, Anna Kerekes Co-founder | City Unscripted
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By: CityUnscripted
Tour with a local
My friend and I had a wonderful time exploring the city and particularly enjoyed the great conversation with James!
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Great way to hit Edinburgh's highlights in a short time!
My partner and I had essentially a day-and-a-half in Edinburgh, arriving in the early afternoon on a Friday and lea
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Marcel M
Learning about Edinburgh
I took a full day private tour of Edinburgh with Roxana. I had a great day learning all kinds of interesting detail
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Robyn M
Child Friendly Custom Tour of Edinburgh with Alana - FANTASTIC!
My family and I (husband and two daughters ages 9 and 11) really enjoyed our custom walking tour with Alana. She is
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Great Tour & Guide!
My husband and I fell in love with Scotland, especially Edinburgh. Our guide, Zainab, was fantastic! She really kn
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Whisky tour
Enjoyed our tour with Michaela. She made the tour memorable. Highly recommend this tour and great job Michaela.
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Great Kick Start To Edinburgh
This tour is a great way to kick start your time in Edinburgh. Roxanna is very knowledgeable and you will certainly
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Outstanding Day with a local guide!
We had an outstanding half day tour with Michaela. We had never been to Edinburgh before and wanted the chance to t
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Great day in Edinburgh
Roxana was a fantastic guide for my one day in Edinburgh. From the start of the tour she made it a real adventure.
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Private tour
I had a tour with Finn last week which was great. He was a young, energetic guy who was happy walking with me throu
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What a great way to see the city
We had a lovely day exploring Edinburgh with Zainab. A lovely person who was so easy to chat to was keen for us to
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Louise H
Great walking tour with Alana my private guide.
I signed up for a walking tour of Edinburgh with a private guide. I have a bit of a hearing issue and wanted to be
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Rick B
Roxana, our tour guide, was absolutely amazing. We scheduled our tour online, met Roxana at The Hub and started our
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A wonderful first day in Edinburgh!
Traveling solo and the Half Day with Local was a perfect way to enjoy Day 1. My guide Roxana was great - shared bo
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City Unscripted Tour: Castle to Arthur’s Seat great experience
We were fortunate to be part of this group with our host Roxane, very pleasant and expert person about Edinburgh's
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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