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Greyfriars Bobby Statue & Infamous Greyfriars Bobby Tavern
George IV Bridge, Edinburgh © Fraser Paterson

Secret Greyfriars Kirkyard Day Tour

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Hear of the very beginnings of Greyfriars. Meet George who died in the early 1600’s. Why do we still talk about him today? Learn the full story of Greyfriars Bobby and visit the mausoleum of one Scotland's finest architectural dynasties.

Hear of the very beginnings of Greyfriars. Meet George who died in the early 1600’s. Why do we still talk about him today? Learn the full story of Greyfriars Bobby and visit the mausoleum of one Scotland's finest architectural dynasties.

I’ll also show you where the man who greeted William of Orange on the beach at Torbay lies at rest and tell you his story. You’ll also see where hundreds of people were forced to end their lives in cruelty.

From medieval lifestyles to heart-warming stories and accounts of extreme cruelty, Greyfriars has it all. Come with me and together we shall unveil its’ secrets.

I have a large number of five star reviews in respect of freelance tours I have taken for other companies. Please enquire for further information.

All enquiries welcome. Please call me on +44 7950 003 885 or e mail me; fraser@edinburghtoursandhistory.com

COVID-19 information

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

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Edinburgh Tours and History
8/2 Portland Gardens
Edinburgh
Lothian
Scotland
EH6 6NJ
Starting
Edinburgh Edinburgh - City Centre
Length
Bespoke
Transport
Walking
Type
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
Ancestry Architecture History Walking

COVID-19 facilities

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Capacity limit
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

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Edinburgh Tours and History

Hello! My name is Fraser Paterson. I work on a freelance basis as an experienced professional tour guide and writer. I offer private walking tours. Choose whatever you wish from the following areas of Edinburgh in which I have expert knowledge. The world famous Greyfriars cemetery, Old Town, Great Inventors of Edinburgh fame, Edinburgh Castle and even a Ghosts and Horrors tour! Tours are by pre-booking and payment only.

Opening times

9am-8pm Monday-Saturday
10am to 8pm Saturday
11am to 8pm Sunday

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