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Thistle Knights Tours Day Tours

Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, Scotland
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Unreliable and rude office staff

Booked a tour as had family visiting waited for 30 minutes longer than the meeting point printed on... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
edinburghlad2013
via mobile
Unreliable, don’t bother with this tour the company didn’t show up!

Having purchased and booked ( several weeks in advance) the witches of Edinburgh tour we were very... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
penguintraveller1
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Hear the history of Edinburgh come alive with this walking tour of the Royal Mile and other highlights such as the Flodden Wall, Greyfriars Kirkyard and the Grassmarket.Let us take you through the streets of Edinbrugh, and tell you tales of old. We will give you the tour you ask for in the dark closes and wnyds of Edinburghs Royal Mile. See the sights haer the tales of death, huantings and history, brought to you by our guides. The passion is there for these tales to be told. Can you face the graveyard of doom. This graveyard even on the tours we have taken in to it, ha seen people faint. Is your heart brave enough to face the ghost call him or them out. try the tours and see. Hear the history of Scotland and Edinbrugh over our history tours. Or even have the cahnce to see the birds of prey act out, hold them and have your picture taken with them. We are the only tour caompany that can do this in Edinbrugh, so join us on our tours
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Booked a tour as had family visiting waited for 30 minutes longer than the meeting point printed on voucher and no guide showed. Contacted the office staff and very unhelpful and rude. So many other tour companies in Edinburgh and would never recommend this one....More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Having purchased and booked ( several weeks in advance) the witches of Edinburgh tour we were very disappointed, along with other visitors, that no guide showed up. There was no way of contacting the company. Particularly disappointing as it was a gift as part of...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Frank is very knowledgeable about Edinburgh's history, and its witches. He gave us a wonderful tour starting in Greyfriars Churchyard. Sir George Mackenzie's tomb is said to be haunted by his poltergeist who can scratch, bruise or make you feel faint. My daughter felt very...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

I have to say after doing many a ghost tour in Edinburgh, this was bar far the best. The guy who took it Frank really knows his stuff, and nothing is too much trouble for him to answer. The event/tour lasted over 3 hours for...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Went on this tour with 3 friends on a Groupon deal and could not recommend it enough! The tour guide made it. Really entertaining and so knowledgable about Scottish history, answering every question we threw at him....and 3 of us are from Edinburgh. Give this...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

We all had a fab time and are just sorry we were late! Franks knowledge of Edinburgh 's history is just amazing and we loved hearing the stories he has stored in his encyclopedia of a brain and enjoyed trying to make contact with the...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Easily one of the best ghost tours in Edinburgh - trust me, I've been on couple. Our tour guide Frank was extremely knowledgeable, a guy you could listen to for hours. Learned a lot about history, loads of interesting stuff and had a chance to...More

1  Thank Mateusz F
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

I went on the paranormal ghost investigation with 3 children aged 12 and 13yrs (minimum age is 12yrs) which took place in Greyfriars graveyard The tour lasted 3hours and involved using various pieces of equipment to find ghosts in the area. The tour guide was...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner had a great time last would be interested in coming back again all the equipment worked good

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Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Myself and girlfriend had a fabulous time Edinburgh I so beautiful the under ground city mind blowing will be returning real soon

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