organised walkes viewpoints points of interest etc in Edinburgh & The Lothians
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Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Country Parks, Walks & Viewpoints

City of the Dead Tours

Blackhart Story Tellers, 40 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, EH1 2QE
Tel: 0131 225 9044      E-mail:

Historical tours, ghost tours & storytelling. Professional actors, historians and storytellers combine to enthral with original tales. City of the Dead Graveyard Tour, featuring the infamous "McKenzie Poltergeist" takes the ghost tours to new levels of terror!!! Tour not suitable for young children.

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Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour

Suite 2, 97b West Bow, Edinburgh, EH1 2JP
Tel: 0131 226 6665    Fax: 0131 226 6668

Follow in the steps of Scotland's literary heroes to the famous and infamous pubs of Edinburgh. Experience Burns, Scott, Stevenson and many more. Duration of tour 2 hours. A brilliant and witty dramatic romp through the winds, courtyards and pubs of Edinburgh's Old and New Town.

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Leith Walks

11 Madeira Place, Edinburgh, EH6 4AN
Tel: 0131 555 2500     E-mail:

Good quality guided walks in the city, revealing the sights, skyline and history of the capital, mostly away from the traffic. Or go walking in the neighbouring Pentland Hills. Alternatively, get out of town with a friendly, knowledgeable driver/guide, to places you would never reach alone! Everything discussed, researched and conducted by the proprietor.

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Mercat Tours Ltd

Mercat House, Niddry Street South, Edinburgh, EH1 1NS
Tel: 0131 225 5445    Fax: 0131 225 5443

'The best ghost & history walking tours in Scotland. STB **** attraction. Scottish Thistle Award Winner. Historically authentic. Dramatically presented. Exclusive access to the Underground Vaults, largest area of hidden chambers beneath the city streets. Historic tavern... Haunted graveyard...Stories to make your flesh creep. 6 tours available, all year round. (except Dec 24,25,26) Daytime history tours; evening ghost tours. Full details on website.

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The Cadies & Witchery Tours

84 West Bow (Victoria Street), Edinburgh, EH1 2HH
Tel: 0131 225 6745    Fax: 0131 220 2086

The Cadies and Witchery Tours provide light-hearted ghostly walking tours around the old town of Edinburgh. Tours operate all year round and booking in advance is essential. Visit our ghosts in person by calling into our ghoulish gift shop. We stock a range of unusual and novelty items which include: historical books and videos, CD's, DVD's, pewter giftware, hand crafted cards and candles, framed art prints, numerous gothic gifts, clothing and ghostly mugs!

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Celtic Trails

17 Falcon Gardens, Edinburgh, EH10 4AP
Tel: 0787 9838401    Fax: 0131 477 5419

Unique half/full-day tours by people-carrier to beautiful ancient sites of historic & cultural significance. Not a bus tour! Tours are researched in depth, offering a truly personalised day out. Rosslyn Chapel, sites of ancient Edinburgh, Knights Templar, Celtic saints & prehistory. Country gardens in Border hills & ancient Midlothian chapels. Geared to personal interests (e.g. archaeology, early Christians, sacred site). Intro sessions - refreshments, fees & notes.

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Edinburgh Saints & Sinners Walking Tours

Tel: 07803-475688    E-mail:

An entertaining way to find out about Edinburgh's history & Traditions, experiencing the two sides of Edinburgh, the Cultural and the Darker

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