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  • The John Muir Way, near Dunbar, East Lothian
    The John Muir Way, near Dunbar, East Lothian
  • The Maid of the Forth sails by the Forth Rail Bridge
    The Maid of the Forth Pleasure Cruiser
  • A walker takes in the view of the Pentland Hills
    The Pentland Hills
  • The ‘Mad Monk’ holds a lantern in the shadow of St Giles High Kirk as part of the Witchery Tours
    Witchery Tours, the Royal Mile

There are a wide range of tours available in Edinburgh & The Lothians, and an Edinburgh bus tour is a great way to see the whole city. Edinburgh boasts a great variety of tours from city sightseeing buses to ghost walks, limousine rides and unique trike excursions. You can also venture further by minibus or coach to experience more of Scotland’s regions.

Edinburgh is a compact city meaning it is easy to see the sights on foot. Several organised walking tours provide a great insight into the history, culture and traditions of the capital. Stroll through the streets of Edinburgh with a knowledgeable guide, enjoy the opportunity to ask questions and meet fellow visitors along the way. Edinburgh boasts a rich history filled with stories of ghosts and ghouls and it is a great place to experience a mysterious underworld.

With several bus tours to choose from, there is no better way to travel between attractions than on an open-top sightseeing bus. Each is distinctive, providing a unique insight into the city, and with hop-on hop-off tickets valid for at least 24 hours you have the freedom to see the sights in your own time. Combination packages also make it easy for you to visit attractions such as the famous Edinburgh Castle in addition to using the buses.

Treat yourself to a trike tour of the city or enjoy a unique private tour to see Edinburgh & The Lothians from different perspectives. If you want to tour this region on the road, there are several companies offering a variety of options from chauffeur-driven limousines to trikes.

A visit to Scotland would not be complete without sampling a dram of the national drink and there is no better place to do this than a local distillery, such as the picturesque Glenkinchie Distillery in East Lothian with its fascinating exhibition. You can also enjoy a trip to the historic Rosslyn Chapel in Midlothian.

Why not take some time out of your city break to experience more of Scotland? From the breathtaking scenery of the Highlands to the individual character found on each of the islands, you are sure to be captivated by the country’s magnificent regions. Whether you want to head north to see towering mountain peaks or you wish to journey south to the borderlands, a whole range of companies run tours starting from Edinburgh. You can book many of these at the VisitScotland Information Centre on Princes Street.

Have a look at the listings and organise your tour in Edinburgh & The Lothians today.

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  1. River and Green


    Tour Guides


    East Lothian

    River & Green specialize in creating tailor made hunting, fishing and golfing holidays in Scotland. With our expertise in country sports, River & Green provide the best tailor-made sporting holidays and packages in Scotland

  2. Hooked On Walking


    Hiking Tour



    At Hooked on Walking we are the Scottish Experts on Walking (and cycling) holidays throughout Loch Lomond, the Trossachs National Park, Perthshire and also on the Islands of Arran, Islay and Jura.

  3. Campbell Tours


    Coach Tour



    Enjoy the freedom of private touring at an affordable price.

  4. Real Roman Tours


    Historical Tour



    Salve! Welcome to Real Roman Tours. We provide guided historical tours by a ‘Real Roman’, Quintus Valerius Maximus, to various sites along the Antonine & Hadrian's Wall.

  5. Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Join us on this tour if would like... - the ultimate Mercat experience! - to explore BOTH the haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults and the eerie Canongate graveyard - to hear of infamous spirits and cursed souls

  6. Curious About Edinburgh


    Walking Tour



    Welcome to Curious about Edinburgh. Two unique self-guided tours of Edinburgh, taking in the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh.

  7. John Muir Way


    Wildlife & Nature walks



    The John Muir Way offers 215 km of walking, as well as many opportunities to savour some magnificent views and to see Scotland's natural and cultural heritage.

  8. Gradings


    Relax and enjoy one of our private tours of Scotland in luxury and comfort with your very own kilted chauffeur - have a friend show you around.

  9. Gradings


    Go off the beaten track and explore ancient castles hidden in the beautiful East Lothian countryside.

  10. Gradings

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Join us on this tour if would like... - a light-hearted entertaining look at our ghoulish past, and ghostly present - to see the famous haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults of Edinburgh - a complimentary refreshment in our candle-lit Megget’s


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