Get out of the hustle-and-bustle of Edinburgh for a day

Take in stunning views of the city from the summit of an extinct volcano, and discover Edinburgh’s unique history and folklore with a local guide.

With it’s cobbled streets and winding lanes, there’s no city quite as magical as Edinburgh. But have you ever ventured outside of the main city to discover its beautiful surroundings? Edinburgh has breathtaking green spaces steeped in history and mythology right on its doorstep, and we want to take you there.

Over 2 and a half hours, we will walk a route through the scenic royal reserve of Holyrood Park, climbing up to the summit of Arthur’s Seat, before descending and taking in spectacular views from the iconic Salisbury Crags. On the way, you’ll see stunning views of Edinburgh and the surrounding areas, from the dockyards of Leith, the majestic Firth of Forth and the verdant hills of East Lothian.

While we walk, you will hear stories of Edinburgh’s historical past; its creation and triumphs, its darkest moments (including some violent battles and horrid murders), and its momentous scientific discoveries!

See Edinburgh from a new perspective. Join us for an outdoor adventure!

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“Fabulous tour!! Our guide, John, was delightful. He kept us entertained, informed and in good spirits the entire time. We learned a lot, laughed a lot and experienced gorgeous views, fresh air and good exercise. John willingly adjusted based on our need for breaks along the way, so it was a pleasant experience for everyone. Highly recommend this tour!”

DavidSeptember 2020

“We were lucky enough to have John all to ourselves on his first post-lockdown guided walk up Arthur’s Seat and, as such, we benefited from a highly personalised tour. The safety measures put in place post-covid, including wearing face masks and stopping at less-crowded points along the walk, didn’t detract from the experience at all. John is an incredibly enthusiastic guide and his passion for walking, Arthur’s Seat and Edinburgh is infectious! The walk was well-paced and we were made to feel very comfortable from the start. John was very flexible about breaks, our route and happily answered all our questions – in fact by the end of the tour, it just felt like we were just on a walk and chatting with a friend. It was a really unique experience and we would 100% recommend this guided walk to anyone visiting Edinburgh.”

LottieAugust 2020

“Best hike I’ve ever been on by far! John was super cool and fun to talk to. We had loads of great conversation and he is clearly passionate about history. 20/10 would recommend to literally anyone.”

KatyaMarch 2020

“What a trip!! John was an INCREDIBLE guide who taught us about Edinburgh’s history WHILE hiking up to Arthur’s seat and the Craigs. We laughed and learned while we trekked – the perfect combination. This is truly a must-do if you come and visit the city. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes!”

PaulineNovember 2019

“John told us interesting stories and facts about the area and the landscape of Arthur’s Seat. He went the extra mile by extending our hike to the surrounding crags. It was a beautiful hike and learning about the surrounding area from our view at the top was really grand.”

DoraSeptember 2019

“Absolutely a MUST DO in Edinburgh. John’s humor, warmth and knowledge made the entire hike feel like we were out with an old friend. Completely catered to our group and our dynamic. Honestly one of the best adventures we have had in Edinburgh! Thank you!”

JessicaAugust 2019

“TERRIFIC TOUR! Not only do you learn a TON about Arthur’s Seat, you learn about the history of Edinburgh and the entire area. John was a fantastic guide – super knowledgable, and I highly recommend this tour with John.”

CocoJuly 2019

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Remarkable Tours bring you city tours – but not as you know them. See the UK from a new perspective as you dive into it’s weird and wonderful history on a themed tour with an experience local guide.

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