Free Tour New Town (FULL new city) and Illustrious Women of Scotland

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 UK, I decided to embark on this adventure and create “We are Scotland”, from where we do walking tours of Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow. This project was 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 that 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 Ciudad Nueva.

We will talk about how the Enlightenment came to Scotland and the magnitude it reached, giving rise to many of the best writers, scientists and thinkers in history. 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's 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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  • Meeting point:
    351 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1PW, UK
    351 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1PW, UK
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    We will be at 351 High Street (Royal Mile), opposite the Advocate Close entrance, next to St. Giles Cathedral with BLACK UMBRELLA

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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Lucas 09 Jan 2023
La Plata

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Excelente tuor muy recomendable, sobre todo el final del recorrido es alucinante. Si o si lo tenés que hacer
Lilit 09 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Tour muy ameno y lleno de datos curiosos e históricos. Además, te recomienda sitios que visitar. Muy recomendable.
De D... 07 Jan 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in group - Jan 2023
Fernando es un excelentisimo guia! Muy culto, ameno y entregado al tour! Sin duda, 2hs de deleite y aprendizaje! Gracias!!!
Armando 31 Dec 2022
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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Travelled in group - Dec 2022
Excelente tour de la mano de Jesús, encima acompañado de buen tiempo, guía muy profesional, amable, absolutamente recomendable
Jorge 29 Dec 2022
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Nos encantó descubrir la new town con santiago. Aprendimos mucho y pasamos una mañana muy alegre. Muchas gracias
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Who is this tour for?

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

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 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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