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Updated 10/07/20
Overview
From poems of the ‘bonnie’ landscapes and character of the past to stories of some of the most well-known wizards and detectives of our time, all can in some way thank their beginnings to the streets of the beautiful city of Edinburgh. From the comfort of your own home you can join us as we virtually walk the streets of Edinburgh discovering were some of our favourite authors created their best selling stories and the inspiration behind some of the most well-known characters in literature. This is a tour perfect for all book lover no matter what genre, with a special mention of the Scottish dialect that some of the best Scottish writers and poets favoured over the past 300 years! To start, you will get instructions to log on and join your guide and fellow ‘virtual tourists’ on this fun filled interactive literature themed tour. After virtually meeting your guide at the birthplace of ‘The National Bard of Scotland’ on the west coast of Scotland.
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You'll start at
Castle Street
Castle St, Edinburgh, UKWe will send the Zoom link to the customers 1 hour before the tour begins
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  • Pass by Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
    Pass by Scott Monument
    Pass by Greyfriars Kirk
    Pass by Arthur Conan Doyle Centre
    Pass by Princes Street and Gardens
You'll end at
Castle Street
Castle St, Edinburgh, UKWe will send the Zoom link to the customers 1 hour before the tour begins
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Important Information
Departure Point
Castle Street, Castle St, Edinburgh, UK
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Comprehensive Tour of Edinburgh
  • Games and Quizzes
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Agata wrote a review 7 Aug
Krakow, Poland6 contributions
It was fantastic experience!! Jenny was amazing and very friendly guide. She knew many interesting facts about writers & poets as well as about the history of Scotland and had this great ability to share it with participants in a very engaging way. As a huge fan of literature
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Date of experience: August 2020
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RMunn wrote a review Jun 2020
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom126 contributions33 helpful votes
Very interesting with lots of information, Jenny was an excellent guide and was very friendly. Thank you!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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K Nich wrote a review Jun 2020
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Well done Jenny, a very enjoyable tour . Lots of interesting facts about the authors and their work . Thanks
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Date of experience: June 2020
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MaggieV6354 wrote a review Jun 2020
Bordeaux, France3 contributions
Excellent value for money tour of some Edinburgh's literary giants. A wee bit of history and wee bit of `scot's language and a wee prompt to read more Scottish authors Thanks Jenny
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Mary Ellen A wrote a review Jun 2020
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Jenny did an outstanding job on this tour. Very knowledgeable and entertaining! Learned a great deal about the writers, their history and the city of Edinburgh.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Aga S
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Catching ghosts and discovering mysteries with great guide Jenny
Mysterious , dark and a bit haunting trip but perfectly safe because nothing scary can harm you from the comfort of
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Budd400
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Great experience with knowledgeable guides
Excellent - great fun. Very well organised, with very knowledgeable guides. Thanks very much. Especially liked the
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O4701BAjohnd
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Great way to learn about some great historic stories
This was really informative and it was great to have Jenny as our guide as she is clearly passionate about her hist
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846alexandras
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Haunted, spooky & ghostly! And perfectly safe :)
Just had the tour with Jenny, it was great! She is a very good guide, explains very well and her Scottish accent is
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Wh473v3r
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Expectations Beat!
Jenny was a lovely tour guide! This was my first virtual. tour and I wasn't sure what I was excepting but Jenny be
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EliskaKubatova
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Worth every penny
My 4th virtual tour with See your city, I have never been to Scotland so I had really enjoyed having the opportunit
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strongcarrie86
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Fun Virtual Tour
Enjoyable hour during lockdown. Great way to learn more about Scotland's history from home. Jenny was really engagi
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Russell H
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Great Tour, Lots of fun had.
Lula was a great guide who really energised the sights you see with information as well as making it even more fun
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Keith S
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Well worth the money
Lavinia and I had a wonderful time learning about some of Scotland’s darkest secrets from the comfort of our spare
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bsthram
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Great Tour
This was such a fun and informative tour. Emily was an excellent guide, and I learned a lot of new things about Sco
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heatherdI8530EB
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Great Virtual Tour
Jenny was very informed and engaging. I learned a lot of interesting facts about Scotland's history. I'd definitely
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lindagZ1589DN
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Thumbs up from us
Jenny was very friendly & informative. Scotlands' Darkest Secrets is a very interesting virtual tour & would highly
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lovescotland69
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Informative and enjoyable
Very informative tour of Scotlands gorey past. Thanks to Jenny for hosting. Really enjoyed the virtual tour.
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Sarah N
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Informative and fun
Excellent tour, I don't know much about Scotland's history so this was a great way to learn a bit more about a plac
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Whittalsway
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Virtual Fun
Jenny was an awesome presenter, loved the facts, she made it very interesting, this was my first vir
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