1. Essential Free Tour of Edinburgh's New Town (FULL New Town)

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on May 03, 2021

Do you want to do the best Tours in Scotland? Well this is your place. After several years working in the tourism sector for leading companies in different locations in the United Kingdom, I decided to embark on this adventure and create “We Are Scotland”, from where we carry out walking tours of Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow. This project is born from work, humility and experience in order to make people who visit Scotland feel part of its history and its legends, together with a team of experienced guides passionate about history who will make you want to return. to this wonderful country.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Join us to discover the most stately part of the city of Edinburgh, without which the personality of Scotland cannot be understood: the cradle of the Scottish Enlightenment, the New Town or New City.

We'll talk about how the Enlightenment came to Scotland and the scale it took, giving birth to many of history's greatest writers, scientists and thinkers. Did you know that Edinburgh was once the city with the best literacy rate in the world?

But no, not all were male writers, doctors and artists, but there were also many women who did great things , although history sometimes relegates them to the background, we will recover and remember them on our tour!

We will also discover a very curious part of the history of Edinburgh, and this is none other than its Masonic lodge.

In this free tour we will visit:

  • History of the New Town
  • Scottish illustration
  • Princes Gardens
  • Rose Street
  • Dean Village
  • Water of Leith
  • women of scotland
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • sir walter scott
  • the suffragettes
  • And much more...

Do not miss this unique visit!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2A...
    36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AD, UK
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    We will be at 36 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AD, at the St. Andrews Square tram stop, and in front of the Royal Bank of Scotland BLACK UMBRELLA

  • 1
    Outside visit
    St Andrew Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    George Street
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Princess Gardens Edinburgh
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Rose Street
  • 5
    Outside visit
    charlotte square
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Dean Village

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Xochitl 21 May 2024

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Excelente!! Buenísima guía turística, mucha información interesante y hermosos lugares 🥰
Graciela 18 May 2024
Manuel B. Gonnet

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Hicimos el tour con Fernando, quien en cada parada nos instruia de una forma divertida y con anécdotas invitándonos de esa manera a la búsqueda posterior de información que complete la ya dada por él. Fue sumamente amable. Lo recomendamos totalmente. Gracias
Jesús 16 May 2024

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Nos ha gustado mucho, Angela es una guía excelente y simpática
Ruben 09 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
La guía fue muy explícita en su información
Maria 07 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
El recorrido muy bueno. Santiago muy claro, ameno y con mucha información para brindar.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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