Greenyonder Tours

Walking Tour

44 Claremont Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH7 4LA

    See Edinburgh in a green light. Popular city walking tours with a local, knowledgeable guide, all with an easy mix of hidden gardens, social history, and stories of today's characters.

    In 2014, Greenyonder Tours are available to you in two ways:

    Firstly, Greenyonder on the Edinburgh Fringe 1 - 25 August 2014. This year, we’re featuring Hidden Gardens of the Royal Mile and Edinburgh's New Town and its Gardens. These are sellout tours so early booking is essential, through the Greenyonder Tours website or via the Edinburgh Fringe box office.

    Secondly, all tours are available for private bookings by groups and individuals from 26 May - 19 October. We’re very happy to tailor our tours to your own interests. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

    Hidden Gardens of the Royal Mile  Behind the historic buildings discover the surprising number of gardens and green 'nooks and crannies', all with a story to tell. See a little-known side of Edinburgh's Old Town in this easy walking tour of approximately 1 hour 40 minutes.

    Available for private bookings from 26 May - 19 October. Also public tours on the Edinburgh Fringe from 1 - 25 August.  Advance booking essential, through the Greenyonder Tours website, or through the Edinburgh Fringe box office from March.

    "So enjoyable discovering hidden gardens behind the Old Town facade which we never knew existed in spite of living in Edinburgh for so many years."

    Edinburgh's New Town and its Gardens  Discover the grandeur of Georgian Edinburgh through buildings and gardens designed to impress. The tour includes visits to normally locked private New Town gardens. An easy walking tour of approximately 1 hour 40 minutes.

    Available for private bookings from 26 May - 19 October. Also public tours on the Edinburgh Fringe from 1 - 25 August.  Advance booking essential, through the Greenyonder Tours website, or through the Edinburgh Fringe box office from March.

    Edinburgh Visitors Special Garden Tour  An introduction to Edinburgh's Old and New Towns through its gardens, designed for visitors to the city, especially if you are in a hurry! Available only for private bookings, tailored to your own time and interests.

    The Patrick Geddes Garden Tour An introduction to the ideas of Patrick Geddes, the early Scots environmentalist who coined the phrase 'Think global, act local'. Rediscover children's gardens created over a century ago in the Old Town slums, and visit some modern community gardens too. Available for only for private bookings. from 26 May - 19 October.

    Greenyonder Education Greenyonder's knowledge of Edinburgh's green space and social history is a great educational resource, particularly for adult learners. We cover a range of topics such as community gardening, Patrick Geddes and the politics of green space. Ideal also for English language learners.

     

    Opening Times
    2015 Opening Times
    26 May 2015 - 19 Oct 2015

    Walkinbg tours available for private bookings at times to suit you. Also, Hidden Gardens of the Royal Mile and The New Town and its Gardens are popular public tours during the Edinburgh Fringe, 1 - 25 August 2014.

    Special Requirements

    • Groups Welcome

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- It's possible to walk to all meeting places from TIC.

    Getting there by railway:- It's possible to walk to all meeting places from Waverley Station.

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