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Walking with Scientists

From £15 per adult

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January — December

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A walking tour around the University district featuring fascinating stories from the lives of some of those scientists who lived and worked in this most beautiful and inspiring of European capital cities

A walking tour around the University district featuring fascinating stories from the lives of some of those scientists who lived and worked in this most beautiful and inspiring of European capital cities; Hutton and geology, Hume and philosophy, Maxwell and electromagnetism and the medical exploits of Conan Doyle, Darwin, Sophia Jex Blake, Elsie Maud Inglis and James Miranda Barry. Stopes, Smith and Nightingale are amongst the other compelling characters that will be explored. Actor, local historian and Rebustours guide Colin Brown leads the tours.

The Walking with Scientists tour is available for group bookings of 10 or more people.

Starting
Edinburgh Edinburgh - City Centre
Length
2
Hours
Transport
Walking
Type
Bespoke Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
City Crime Film and TV History Literature Walking

Tour prices

From

  • £15 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Attractions

Tour company information

Rebustours

Launched in 2000, the tours have attracted Rebus fans old and new from all over the world on a discovery of the “alternative” side to Edinburgh that lies behind the normal tourist haunts

Opening times

Every Saturday 12pm from The Royal Oak, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh

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