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Edinburgh Up Close, walking tours of distinction. We’ll help you see more, discover more and experience more of this unique city than you ever thought possible. With its historic centre inscribed by UNESCO as a world Heritage Site, Edinburgh deserves its reputation as one of the most beautiful and compelling cities in the world, but scratch the surface, delve into the backstreets, hidden courtyards and closes of the past and you will soon discover that there is much more to uncover. 

Whether joining us for a private or scheduled daily tour, we’ll proceed at a relaxed pace with plenty of opportunities to stop and chat whilst enjoying the amazing views and stunning architecture of both the Old and New Town. Take in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of this remarkable city, learn about it’s illustrious past and discover why it continues to capture hearts.

Enjoy walking tours steeped in history, culture and intrigue, a unique opportunity to grasp the spirit and personality of this capital city and the people who lived here. From the medieval tenements, closes and wynds of the Old Town to the sweeping elegance of the Georgian New Town houses, crescents and gardens – every building tells a story.