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Edinburgh Sky to Sea Bike Tour by Manual or E-Bike

Edinburgh Sky to Sea Bike Tour by Manual or E-Bike

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Even if you’ve only got limited time in Edinburgh, its still possible to see the breadth of the city’s natural landscapes. Cover more sights in less time during a 3-hour bike ride which takes you from Arthur’s Seat to the beaches of Portobello and the Port of Leith. Plus, you’ll be able to choose between an electric or manual bike depending on your fitness level.
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  • 3 hours 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.63
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Edinburgh Marathon Festival Running Tour

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Running Tour

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Jog around Edinburgh and see more of the city than you would walking on this running tour. Climb Calton Hill for panoramic views, and jog through the Old and New Town, stopping at famous and unexpected sights to discover their history. Your run covers about 4.3 miles (7 kilometers), with the pace set by your small group of 15 or fewer. Souvenirs of a running T-shirt, Edinburgh poster, and other extras are included.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.44
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Half-Day Walking Tour in Edinburgh - Hill & Nature Walk ~ Discover real Beauty!

Half-Day Walking Tour in Edinburgh - Hill & Nature Walk ~ Discover real Beauty!

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This is a MUST DO Walking Tour in the prettiest hill range from the 7 hills which creates Edinburgh. Discover the Scottish Highlands & Stunning Scottish Nature in the middle of the capital city! If you love nature and want to explore the real beauty of Edinburgh and famous Pentland Hills, then this is the ideal tour for you. We will be BACK BY LUNCH-TIME & ALL DAY BUS TICKET IS INCLUDED. Hi, I am Rishi your host and your guide. I have over 20 years of experience in hospitality & tourism. I got my degree in Tourism in Edinburgh to match my love of travel. I'm from India and I live in the alluring city of Edinburgh. When I first came here many years back I fell in love with this city. Being myself a nature lover and an explorer, I found endless opportunities here. I conduct walking tours in this stunning city. If you want to explore real Edinburgh, then you are looking at your ideal tour guide. The experience I provide will become the memories of a life time for you.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.23
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Award-winning circular cycle tour of Edinburgh!

Award-winning circular cycle tour of Edinburgh!

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This is a cycle tour you won't find anywhere else. I shall take you where other tourists will not know about. There are other cycle tours in Edinburgh, but as I take small groups, you will be able to go at your own pace, ask as many questions as you like and take numerous photos without pressure of being rushed. This tour requires you to be able to cycle for a maximum distance of 20 miles with regular stops and at a slow -steady pace. This tour is not suitable for under 12 years. From Craigmillar Caste, to the stunning Dean Village, Leith and Portobello, you will be cycling through all the 'must-see' parts of Edinburgh that are off the tourist trail.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.71
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh

Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh

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This full-day Scottish Highlands tour takes you on a scenic drive from Edinburgh to the fabled Loch Ness. The journey travels by coach across Rannoch Moor to Glen Coe and through the Great Glen to Fort Augustus, where you’re treated to a locally made picnic lunch. Take an optional boat ride on the legendary loch in search of ‘Nessie’ before the return trip over the Drumochter Pass and through the forests and rivers of Highland Perthshire, with views of the UNESCO-listed Forth Bridge.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.31
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

3-Day Isle of Skye and Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

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Marvel at Scotland’s rural majesty on this 3-day Isle of Skye and Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Admire Loch Lomond and Eilean Donan Castle; and discover the relaxed lifestyle of Skye, with a stroll around the harbor town of Portree and a whisky tasting. Plus, explore Culloden Battlefield to learn of Scotland’s Jacobite Rising; visit Urquhart Castle, and cruise on Loch Ness. Some entry tickets are at your own expense.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$367.35
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Ricky's Ultimate City Bike Tour!

Ricky's Ultimate City Bike Tour!

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Let Riccardo show you the best places and secret spots of Edinburgh on his Ultimate City Tour! Riccardo has been riding and guiding, day in day out, in the European Alps and Scotland for nearly a decade. You'll struggle to find anyone with as much skill, enthusiasm and experience in the field of bicycle guiding. Riccardo is a professionally qualified UK bike guide and he is up to date with Outdoor First Aid certification, training and child protection qualifications. With all of this training and experience he is able to provide top class, safe and knowledgable guided rides to all levels and group sizes, both in the city and out in the mountains.
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  • 3 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Trip to Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park with Optional Stirling Castle Tour from Edinburgh

Day Trip to Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park with Optional Stirling Castle Tour from Edinburgh

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Soak up Scotland’s majestic countryside on a full-day tour of Highlands from Edinburgh. Aboard a comfortable coach, stop at Loch Lomond, the largest inland body of water in Great Britain. Wind through Trossachs National Park, spotted with moors, lochs and jutting peaks, and on to Stirling Castle, coronation place of Mary, Queen of Scots. Explore the grounds or purchase an optional tour of the castle’s opulent interior rooms. On the return journey to Edinburgh, the tour stops at the Kelpies. The world's largest equine sculptures dedicated to the horse-powered heritage of Central Scotland, designed by Andy Scott.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.78
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Private Central Highlands Driving Tour

Private Central Highlands Driving Tour

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Escape the bustle of Edinburgh for a full-day private tour of the central Highlands. See castles, waterfalls, and historic villages as your local guide takes care of the driving. Customize the itinerary according to your personal interests, including a possible stop at a whisky distillery. Get personalized advice on where to eat traditional food. Hotel pick-up and drop-off are included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$706.03
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5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Edinburgh

5-Day Best of Scotland Experience from Edinburgh

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Get a comprehensive look at Scotland during this 5-day journey through its rugged and rural landscapes. Travel through the Lowlands, Northern Highlands, West Coast, and the Isle of Skye, including a stop at Loch Ness and Eilean Donan Castle plus a seasonal railway ride on the Jacobite steam train. Enjoy overnight stays in Oban and Loch Ness, and a 2-night stay in Isle of Skye, with daily breakfast included
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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Edinburgh Three Bridges & Inchcolm Island Cruise

Edinburgh Three Bridges & Inchcolm Island Cruise

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Escape the city and see some of Edinburgh’s lesser-known sights on a boat cruise that takes you to Inchcolm Island, home to both a medieval abbey and a colony of sea lions and seals. As well as escaping the crowds on land, you’ll bag the best views of the famous Three Bridges.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh

Glencoe, Ben Nevis and Loch Ness Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Take in top natural attractions including Glencoe, Ben Nevis, and Loch Ness on this day trip from Edinburgh. Pass the iconic Stirling Castle en route through the Trossachs, then head onto Glencoe—a region steeped in history. Explore Fort William and Ben Nevis with a guide, then follow the Great Glen to the village of Fort Augustus. After lunch on the shores of Loch Ness, pass Loch Laggan and stop for a stroll in a Highland village.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.19
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3-Day Budget Backpacker Isle of Skye and the Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

3-Day Budget Backpacker Isle of Skye and the Highlands Tour from Edinburgh

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Enhance your experience of Scotland’s spectacular Highlands on a 3-day trip to the Isle of Skye from Edinburgh. Alongside a professional guide, immerse yourself in the windswept landscapes and local legends of the Scottish Highlands as you visit the county of Dunkeld, famed for its association with Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’, and Loch Ness, home to the mythical Loch Ness monster. Discover the atmospheric castle ruins and dramatic coastlines of the Isle of Skye and experience traditional Scottish hospitality during two overnight stays in shared accommodation.  
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Learn how to throw Axes!

Learn how to throw Axes!

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Hi, I'm Gareth, I'm a professional axe thrower and the founder of Black Axe Throwing Co. Along with my co-hosts Lizzie, Barry, Tom and Hal, we'll provide expert advice from your very first throw, giving you all the tools you need to land that magical first axe into the target. We'll cover safety and the basics, some advanced throws that you're probably not expecting and then finally... it's COMPETITION TIME. Test your new skills in our Golden Axe championship. Never held an axe before? Don't worry, we've got you. Just ask the 73-year-old grandma we taught to throw two axes at once! She nailed it.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Take a personalized tour from Edinburgh to Loch Ness on this day trip to the Scottish Highlands. See wooded lochs and tucked-away villages as you journey through spectacular scenery en route to Glencoe and Fort Augustus. Enjoy an optional boat tour in search of the Loch Ness Monster and traverse the picturesque Cairngorms National Park. Travel in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach with a small group limited to 16 passengers.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.19
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3 Day Tour from Edinburgh - Isle of Skye and Fairy Pools

3 Day Tour from Edinburgh - Isle of Skye and Fairy Pools

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Experience the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye on a three-day guided tour that takes you to many of the region’s popular sites and locales. Highlights include Stirling Castle, the Fairy Pools, Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, Kilt Rock, The Old Man of Storr, and Loch Ness. Along the journey, a knowledgeable and friendly guide shares history and local insight into what you see.
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  • 3 days
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$285.71
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Isle of Skye, The Highlands and Loch Ness- 3 Day Group Tour from Edinburgh

Isle of Skye, The Highlands and Loch Ness- 3 Day Group Tour from Edinburgh

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The Isle of Skye is the largest of Scotland’s Hebrides Islands and this multi-day tour from Edinburgh ensures you take in all the highlights. Admire natural wonders such as Loch Ness, Glencoe, and Ben Nevis; visit Lealt Falls, Dunvegan Castle, and Kilt Rock on the Isle of Skye; and see Eilean Donan Castle, where 'Highlander' was filmed.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh

Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands Day Trip from Edinburgh

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See the best of Scotland in one action-packed day on this Glencoe, Loch Ness and the Highlands tour from Edinburgh. Pass Stirling Castle on route to Kilmahog with a guide, then continue through Rannoch Moor to the soaring Highland peaks of Glen Coe. Head along the banks of Loch Linnhe to Fort William and gaze over Ben Nevis — Scotland’s highest mountain. Enjoy free time to explore Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle, and learn the famous legend of Nessie! Visit Inverness, then travel through the mighty Grampian Mountains to Edinburgh.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Private Edinburgh driving tour

Private Edinburgh driving tour

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Cover more sights in less time during a private driving tour of Edinburgh, during which you’ll receive the undivided attention of your guide. Opting for a private tour means that you’ll enjoy the flexibility to create your own sightseeing schedule, while letting someone else drive gives you more time to focus on the scenery.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$625.86
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3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

3-Day Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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Immerse yourself in the rugged peninsular landscapes of the Isle of Skye and Scottish Highlands on this 3-day trip from Edinburgh. During your visit to Scotland's wild northwest coast, you’re driven through the Highlands, including stops at Glencoe and Loch Ness. Stay overnight with daily breakfasts in the harbor town of Portree, where you find local pubs and have plenty of time to explore the Isle of Skye with your guide. Numbers are limited to 16 people on this small-group tour, ensuring a personalized experience.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$395.68
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Stirling Castle,Trossachs National and Loch Lomond Day Tour from Edinburgh

Stirling Castle,Trossachs National and Loch Lomond Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Explore Stirling Castle, the Trossachs National Park, and Loch Lomond on this adventurous day tour from Edinburgh. Take a glimpse into Glasgow’s industrial past on route to beautiful Loch Lomond, and admire fine views over rugged Ben Lomond. Travel into the Trossachs National Park with a guide then, explore the ancient streets of Stirling and discover top attractions such as the mighty Stirling Castle—widely considered among Scotland’s most important fortresses.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Dollar Falls Canyoning Trip

Dollar Falls Canyoning Trip

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Intrepidus Outdoors is an adventure tourism and outdoor education provider based in Edinburgh. We specialise in canyoning, coasteering, mountain biking and mountaineering, and deliver these adventurous experiences across Scotland and the North of England. The experiences that we provide take clients into some of the most exquisite, incredible and extreme environments the UK has to offer.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.86
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Edinburgh - Whitewater Rafting in Aberfeldy with Transport

Edinburgh - Whitewater Rafting in Aberfeldy with Transport

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Discover the thrills of whitewater rafting on the great River Tay. Enjoy a day away from the city, and crash through the grade 2 and 3 rapids with your friends or family. See native wildlife, rolling hills, and verdant scenery from the river. No prior experience is necessary on this half-day tour; professional guides support you every step of the way.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Bruar Falls Canyoning Trip from Edinburgh

Bruar Falls Canyoning Trip from Edinburgh

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Intrepidus Outdoors is an adventure tourism and outdoor education provider based in Edinburgh. We specialise in canyoning, coasteering, mountain biking and mountaineering, and deliver these adventurous experiences across Scotland and the North of England. The experiences that we provide take clients into some of the most exquisite, incredible and extreme environments the UK has to offer.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.86
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