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Whisky and Folklore
We meet on the iconic Royal Mile by the eminent Scottish thinker and drinker Adam Smith. It is then a short walk to one excellent whisky bar that we use. We have the entire upstairs area reserved for us, ensuring lots of space for the group. During the course of two hours we will sample four outstanding Single Malt Scotch Whiskies from the four major whisky producing regions of Scotland. We will discus some of the history of Scotland and explore the reasons as to why whisky is now so ingrained as a staple of Scottish culture and we have some great tales from Scotland and the world of whisky to share with you. Other things to note This tour departs promptly and we can not wait for guests who are late. You must meet us at our start point at least 15min before the tour departs to secure your space. People under the age of 18 are not permitted on this tour. This is due to licencing at the venue we use.
Tea with Naughty Sheep
Feed and stroke gorgeous Herdwick sheep. Good fun for groups, gorgeous for couples. Over 16s. Romantic trips, aniversaries, birthdays, animal lovers or adventurers in search of the unique and exclusive. Happy sheep and intimate teas means limited places. Private hen parties by request. Enjoy a traditional tea in the meadow looking at our panoramic views. Hilarious pet sheep will join you for cuddles and a bit of naughtiness and trying to eat all the wrong things.. After your outdoor home-made afternoon tea, you can photograph the baaad boys in the meadow or barn and really feel the bond of trust you created. A special feeling.. If we have new lambs there might be the chance to give them a bottle of milk too. You will enter the secret world of sheep- a wholesome joy (If you want a mindful sheepy retreat https://abnb.me/2QSG32rPJjb for sheepy sleepovers) Animals and hens are unpredictable and untrained. Bring a sense of humour and a camera. Please don't film and feed at the same time- they like your full attention and I will ask for some phone-free periods to experience the Mindfulness of your new flock. The sheep are free to choose to walk off and graze too I recommend walking from the village to the location, 25 mins but you may drive the rough stone farm track of 1k. This is an outdoor experience in the Loch Lomond National Park- dress wisely
Underground Beer Tasting
We'll start off with our 1st beer and a tour of our building, a 16th Century prison and courthouse. We have some original features untouched for hundreds of years. We'll make our way down to the hidden vaults under our building, where you'll try a selection of 4 other local beers in the most hidden tasting room in Edinburgh! Along with learning about the beers from an expert guide and the history of brewing in Edinburgh, participants will get to see the secret rooms hidden in the old prison, as well as stories of prisoners who were held here, the dark and grimy history of Auld Reekie, and how beer shaped the way we live our lives today. Other things to note Please be aware that the vault is accessed via about 20 steps- there is no lift/ramp access to the lower level. Check-in with reception staff at The Hostel above
Extraordinary Journeys
You will be trekking a Scottish Munro which is a mountain over 3000 feet high. Or if the weather is challenging we will trek a section of one of Scotlands many long-distance trails. During our trek, I will entertain you with stories of unique expeditions around the World from my travels and adventures in excess of 100 countries. Journeys such as leading a team of ordinary people 1000 plus miles on foot across Mongolia and the Gobi Desert in 47 days. Be prepared for an 8 hour plus day where you will be collected and returned from your Edinburgh Airbnb by 4x4 or minibus. Other things to note You will need good walking shoes or boots. You will need to be fit enough to walk 6 plus hours with a small day sack to carry a raincoat and some lunch etc. If in winter please bring warm clothes and a hat and gloves If your prefered date not shown please ask. Any questions on anything just ask.
Small group Harry Potter walking tour
We'll discover the streets and secret alleyways of the Old Town area of Edinburgh, starting at Edinburgh Castle, then we'll wander down to "Diagon Alley" and find the gravestones of "Voldemort" and some other well known names in the Harry Potter series. We'll also spot "Hogwarts School" of Wizardry and find where the writer found her inspiration from. Learn about the famous and not so famous cafes where J.K. Rowling began her writing career and finished in the realms of luxury. The tour will last approximately 1 hour. However, please allow for an additional 20 minutes if tour runs over depending on group size, photo opportunities and question time. Other things to note The tour will be outdoors, whether rain or shine so come prepared to walk around for over an hour. If it is raining, I suggest to wear sturdy shoes - the graveyard can be muddy. We won't wait if you are late, please arrive 5 mins early. Call me on +44(0)7884558365 *No refunds if late or no show.

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Private Scotland Tours With Guide
***This is a Private Tour. The experience will be customised for you. The tour price is determined by the duration of the tour and is charged at a rate of £30 PER HOUR. The MINIMUM cost for a tour is £300, therefore, providing 10 hours of touring at the specified rate. Please book your tour under the PRIVATE GROUPS option, NOT the individual option. Please discuss your tour with me prior to booking*** -------- The advantage of a private tour opposed to a tourist bus is having the flexibility of personalising your tour with the privacy of your own vehicle and driver guide. My custom tours cover areas of Scotland accessible on a day excursion from Edinburgh. You will tour Scotland in the comfort of my spacious minibus seeing some of Scotland’s most famous sites, but also beautiful off the beaten track areas and unique locations that only an experienced local guide would know! As your personal guide, the sites you visit will be coloured with narratives of Scotland that immerse you in our rich culture and history. I cover many of Scotland’s areas of interest incl, sites of outstanding natural beauty, castles, filming locations, whisky distilleries, hiking and much more. I have a range of tour itineraries to suit all tastes and for every type of traveller, so please get in touch to discuss your guided Scotland tour. You can also find me on: www.ImmersiveJourneys-Scotland.com
The Wee Food Tour of Glasgow
We will be eating our way around Glasgow starting in the heart of the City Centre followed by a trip to the West End and finishing in the historical East End. We will talk about each area and why they matter to the culinary and cultural map of Glasgow. This tour is an introduction to the must try 'Bucket List' of Scottish food and we encourage adventurous and curious eaters! Interacting with the locals and business owners allow us an intimate look at why the city of Glasgow is so incredible.
Celtic handfasting ceremony
In a beautiful and secret location near Loch Ness with celtic hanging rings and altar where dressed in traditional Scottish dress I will explain this full celtic ritual of handfasting. After the traditional gaelic introduction the rest of the ceremony will be in english and I will join your hands together and you will repeat the old vows of binding from long ago. You will be offered the chance to recite your own vows after this if you wish. After the ceremony you can relax with your loved one and a romantic and decadent Scottish gourmet picnic and drinks complete with fire, rugs, blankets, crockery etc. Other things to note This is not a legally binding ceremony and available for lovers, married couples, same sex and mixed sex couples alike.
Knit Away, A scarf in a day; machine knit workshop
An Almaborealis knit workshop provides guests with the tools and knowledge to experience becoming a knitwear designer for a day. Visitors will be guided step-by-step through the design process of a machine knitted scarf. Colour, pattern and texture are all discussed and used as part of the design process. My guests will choose from a variety of yarn, including lambswool, merino, and other natural fibres. Chosen designs will come to life through the magic of a hand operated knitting machine. Guests will be introduced and guided through every step of operating a knitting machine to guarantee a successful wooly outcome. The process from an initial idea through to a final warming and hand knitted item is fascinating - and what better souvenir to take home than a memorable experience and the product of your own creative process! Please be aware that once you have knitted your wondrous scarf in our experience, you will then, at home, weave in yarn ends and hand wash, to give it the lovely finish it deserves! Details of this will be chatted through during the experience.
Valais Blacknose Sheep Walking In Whitby
You will meet and greet our beautiful Blacknose Valais sheep who just love the attention. The sheep will probably choose who he wants to walk with :0) We have Casanova (who likes to kiss) Prince jammie who is a real mummy's boy, his brother Humbug, Gogo the boss sheep whose gorgeous and he knows it, Rondo who loves to shout for attention and new boy Reggie We also have 3 very unusual Black, Blacknose Valais, who are to shy to walk on a lead with us yet but who knows what the future holds. We will take a walk around the grounds where you will see briefly our other residents (if you wish to do a full on sheep hugging tour then we now do a separate experience ) You'll have plenty of time to bond with your valais - one of the most peaceful, 'soft to the touch' animals you could hope to meet! Don't forget to take as many photos as you like to capture those all important memories. We will finish the walk with Vegan Tea & Scones in our shepherds hut (mini shop) where we sell handmade products using the wool from our rescued sheep Making memories to last a lifetime Other things to note We are a plant based, meat free site so please respect that. Children are welcome but must be with an adult.

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Harry Potter, Haggis & Horrible Histories
Do you want an all-round, INTERACTIVE city tour full of local history, castle viewpoints and Scottish cuisine? Then this tour is for you! After three years of my 5-star tour, Harry Potter, Haggis & City Sunsets, I have launched this new experience to bring together my biggest passions in dark history, Harry Potter, and Scottish cuisine, all the while making you laugh. Meeting at the National Library of Scotland we will start the experience by discussing how J K Rowling began her journey in creating Harry Potter and how she was inspired to create Diagon Alley. We will then find ourselves in the heart of the old town, where we will explore the gruesome history of public executions, find one of the most incredible viewpoints of Edinburgh Castle and navigate around arguably the most haunted graveyard in the UK, Greyfriars Kirkyard. Throughout the experience you will also learn more about J K Rowling’s life, exploring two cafes where she spent her time writing the books. Hear the tale of Greyfriars Bobby, in the same graveyard which inspired J K Rowling’s three leading characters in the ever-popular Harry Potter series. Amongst all the fun, don’t forget deep fried mars bar and haggis ;) (recommended but not included)! It would be a pleasure to see you soon and happy travelling :) Rob - Instagram @robcarrtours
Harry Potter, Haggis & City Sunsets
Do you want an all round, INTERACTIVE Edinburgh city tour which is full of local history, nature and cuisine? Then this tour is for you! We will meet at the National Library of Scotland where we will make our way down the street which inspired the creation of Diagon Alley. This street will lead us directly to the heart of the old town where we will see the grave of Greyfriars Bobby, the same graveyard which inspired J K Rowling's three leading characters in the ever-popular Harry Potter series. While learning more about Rowling's life and work, we will make the 20-30 minute, steep climb up the extinct volcano, and, weather permitting, we can sit and absorb the amazing sunset over the city. Slowly descending Arthurs seat, we will head to the Royal Mile where we will find the Holyrood Palace grounds, the 'birthplace' of Scrooge and our last stop, the place where we share with you the peculiar local delicacies deep fried mars bar and haggis (recommended but not included). Along the way there will also be fun facts, the chance to ask questions and even some Edinburgh Trivia. So, if the Ministry of Magical Tours is for you then please feel free to drop us a message. Just remember we can always customise the trip to suit you! *note do let us know if you have a toddler so we can ensure the route is suitable* It would be a pleasure to see you soon, Rob - Instagram @robcarrtours
Explore Pentland Hills with Local Guide
You will be picked up by car from your chosen pick up location in Edinburgh, around 8:30. We will then drive to historic Swanston village, just outside the city and within the Pentland Hills Regional Park. From there we will begin a 3 hour hike through the countryside offering unique views of the city and surrounding areas. I'll be able to provide you with unique local knowledge of the area to compliment the beautiful surroundings. The hike includes a fairly steep climb of around 320m in total altitude, to the top of Allermuir Hill. At 493m, this is the highest point of the northern Pentland Hills, and offers superb views of the city and beyond. We will then walk across the ridge to the top of Caerketton Hill, before beginning our descent back to the car park, to complete the around 9km loop. On the walk, you will see native Scottish Flora such as Heather, Thistle and Gorse/Whin, with the potential to see native Fauna such as Deer, Grouse and even the famous Highland Cow. Upon finishing the walk, you will be dropped off back at your chosen location. *Other routes within the park including flatter, less strenuous routes can be arranged. Please contact me for details. *For tailored private walks and excursions further afield in Scotland, please contact me directly. Price can be negotiated but will be in the region of 20/25GBP per hour for the whole tour, on available dates
Underground Beer Tasting
We'll start off with our 1st beer and a tour of our building, a 16th Century prison and courthouse. We have some original features untouched for hundreds of years. We'll make our way down to the hidden vaults under our building, where you'll try a selection of 4 other local beers in the most hidden tasting room in Edinburgh! Along with learning about the beers from an expert guide and the history of brewing in Edinburgh, participants will get to see the secret rooms hidden in the old prison, as well as stories of prisoners who were held here, the dark and grimy history of Auld Reekie, and how beer shaped the way we live our lives today. Other things to note Please be aware that the vault is accessed via about 20 steps- there is no lift/ramp access to the lower level. Check-in with reception staff at The Hostel above
Whisky and Folklore
We meet on the iconic Royal Mile by the eminent Scottish thinker and drinker Adam Smith. It is then a short walk to one excellent whisky bar that we use. We have the entire upstairs area reserved for us, ensuring lots of space for the group. During the course of two hours we will sample four outstanding Single Malt Scotch Whiskies from the four major whisky producing regions of Scotland. We will discus some of the history of Scotland and explore the reasons as to why whisky is now so ingrained as a staple of Scottish culture and we have some great tales from Scotland and the world of whisky to share with you. Other things to note This tour departs promptly and we can not wait for guests who are late. You must meet us at our start point at least 15min before the tour departs to secure your space. People under the age of 18 are not permitted on this tour. This is due to licencing at the venue we use.

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Make a Silver Ring
You'll experience making your silver ring in this activity. We will provide samples to choose from, and you can explore your imagination to create the piece. We will guide you step by step to create a silver ring, including sawing, soldering, polishing etc. Beginners are friendly :) Other things to note Please do not wear sandals or slippers. We will provide you with a studio handbook and health and safety sheets before the experience. Thank you.
Find a hidden Glen in Scotland's woods
We'll embark upon a journey whereby we get you to a mystical place, where we'll delve deep into forrest, enjoying the song of the birds and the gushing sound of the gorge underneath us, walk along the gorge, looking down at the amazing waterfalls and taking pictures of it. Then we will get to an ancient "staircase", where we need to climb down, using the ropes alongside the "stairs" and once we get to the bottom, we'll gaze upon an amazing gorge between the rocks covered with moss, crystal clear water, cold as ice, but a place looking like a haunted scenery out a fairy tale. This is Finnich Glen, that locals thought of being a place of the devils, an isolated and remote looking area, that gives you the chills and excitement in the same time. No wonder this place has been used as a scenery for the Outlander movie. For those brave ones, who want to get further into the glen, you can roll up your pants and get into the water (warning: extremely cold) and walk along and see an amazingly mesmerising world in front of you. Other things to note A good head for heights is necessary as it involves climbing down some slippery stairs, holding onto some ropes and rocks
Glasgow's Famous Sub Crawl Not the average Pub Crawl
The Glasgow Subcrawl. possibly the best take on the world famous "Pub Crawl" The Glasgow Subcrawl takes its participants to depths of the underground Glasgow Subway. We will start from the heart of Glasgow. Buchanan Street Subway Station and from there, make our short walk to the first Pub. Overall we will be stopping at 12 of the 15 stops around Glasgow where we shall arrive at a bar or pub, have a drink for 15/20 mins and then its back to the subway Ultimately finishing where we started. Buchanan Street. Many have tried and many have failed but this experience is sure to be one to remember which gives a unique and fast paced glimpse of one of Scotlands famous cities. while sampling the varied and diverse Pub and Bar scene. You'll go from trendy bars to old school Glaswegian pubs all while learning and taking in all that Glasgow has to offer. As a host and resident of Glasgow (From Birth) I will be guiding and giving our participants a unique look into the City and into each stop, bar, pub we arrive at. imparting my humour and knowledge of the city along the way. There will be games, challenges and for successful participants who complete the challenge there will also be a "I completed the Glasgow Subcrawl" T-Shirts. This would be a perfect night out for a large group for example a stag or hen do would find this to be a fantastic night in the town.
The Essentials of Glasgow City Walking Tour
Get your bearings and discover Glasgow through a local ‘weegies’ eyes. A must do on any visit to Glasgow, all with a local, expert guide. On our most popular tour, you will witness and learn about our rich, turbulent history and how it has shaped Glasgow into the vibrant city it is today. The tour lasts around 1.5 hours. ​Throughout the tour you will take a look at some of the famous and lesser known figures to Glasgow, such as our patron saint St Mungo, and even Dr Who! Hear their stories as we travel through the centuries and explore what Glasgow has to offer. Some of the sites you will cover include: -George Square -Glasgow Cathedral and Necropolis -Glasgow Green -The Clyde -The Duke of Wellington As well as some hidden treasures of the city that you wouldn't see by yourself! Other things to note We operate whatever the weather! Please come suitably prepared for all conditions.
Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands guided tour from Glasgow
Loch Ness is one of the most desired locations for travellers in Scotland to visit, and for good reason. On your Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Scottish Highlands guided day tour you’ll have the chance of taking a boat trip and hunting for Nessie, taking a short hike in the Scottish Highlands, seeing gorgeous waterfalls, marvelling at the rugged grandeur of Glencoe and experiencing many of the marvels that help make Scotland and the Highlands one of the most amazing places on earth. You’ll be departing from Glasgow, travelling north into the Scottish Highlands, towards the town of Fort Augustus and Loch Ness. You’ll continue along the winding highland roads, along the northern banks of Loch Lomond until you reach Rannoch Moor. It’s a beautiful expanse of open boggy moorland, once home to Caledonian Pine Forest. It's now onto the grandeur of the famous Glencoe mountains and the turbulent history that goes along with them. Loch Ness and Nessie the Loch Ness monster aren’t too far off. You’ll make your way through the outdoor capital of the Highlands, Fort William and progress north to the famous banks of Loch Ness, where mystery, folklore, mythical or actual creatures await. Now it’s time to travel east towards the Cairngorms National Park. Your guide will get you out to take a short hike in the Highlands of Scotland, where you can relish in the highlands setting.

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Make a Manchester Bee Mosaic
We'll meet outside the entrance hall at Manchester Art Gallery for a short walking bee tour. The art gallery is the perfect place to spot a few bees. We will explore the significance of the Manchester bee, Industrial Revolution and Cottonoplois. We'll also look at the gorgeous William De Morgan Victorian tiles and Pre-Raphaelite Art. Then onto Manchester Town Hall to pay homage to architect Alfred Waterhouse (1830 ~1905) who designed the gothic style masterpiece. He created the incredible bee mosaic floor, the inspiration for our mosaic. Then over to Library Walk to see the flower mosaic floor and spot some more worker bees. As we make our way through the streets of Manchester we will see wonderful examples of architecture. Onto "Whitworth Locke Hotel” Co Working Space, Whitworth Street. Where we will settle in with a tea or coffee from Foundation Coffee and start to make our bee mosaics. You’ll leave with a unique mosaic to treasure forever, a wonderful memory of your trip to Manchester. All materials will be provided. I'll guide you through the mosaic process and technique, sharing my skills and tips on how to make the best bee mosaic. The experience is a wonderful welcome to Manchester, you're going to have the best time. It’s a unique experience, I know you'll love. This will be an excellent way of meeting new people if you are travelling alone.
Craft Beer Tour Around Manchester
Go deep into the Manchester craft beer scene with our tour experience around the city. Lasting 3.5 hours, you’ll visit 4 of some of the best craft beer breweries and tap houses in the city. Along the way you’ll be entertained with local historical facts and of course drink lots of craft beer! On each tour you’ll get 10-12 craft beers (1/3 pints) in total. You’ll taste some signature beers, some subtly strong beers, all the way to the absolutely weird and wonderful craft beers you never knew existed. One thing is for sure, you’ll definitely taste some beer you’ll have never tried before! Many people have discovered their new favourite beer on our tours. The venues we visit are not always open to the public but with our unique tour, you will get to enjoy an unrivalled look at the exciting Manchester beer scene, and most importantly of all, taste its fantastic range! As if all that wasn’t enough, in each venue you will experience a talk from a resident expert be it one of the brewers or the owners. They will guide you through the tastings and provide you with a unique insight into their brand and their beer range as a whole. Other things to note Be prepared for the notorious Mancunian weather, especially in Winter. We walk between venues so come prepared if the weather forecasts rain for the day.
Throw a mug on the pottery wheel with a master potter
Fancy having a throw with a master potter? This is a pottery class where you will learn how to handle clay, from preparing to manipulating it by hand on the pottery wheel. Guided by David (of Partington's Pots), you will produce your very own hand-thrown mug. After the session, the pot will be fired and available to collect (or be posted to you) the following week. This activity will take place inside a vibrant artist studio, buzzing with Salford-based creatives. This is your opportunity to unleash your inner artist!
Rock & Goal Manchester Walking tour
Join Joe on the #1 Google walking tour of Manchester. Wander through the streets and learn some of the hidden gems and secrets of Manchester! On your tour you will see some sets of BBC and Netflix series. You will also see where Hollywood movies were filmed and see that the architecture, staircases and pavements of the streets look like New York. You’ll also experience the incredible street art of the Northern Quarter and find plenty of Instagram photo opportunities! You’ll learn how one Manchester resident was instrumental in ending the 2nd world war. You’ll also see how Manchester had a huge role in leading the way to ending slavery. You’ll see how Manchester gave the world many firsts including the handheld ice cream, women voting rights, vegetarianism and policemen! You will also see the meeting place which gave the world the Premier League! Learn what famous singers did before they made it! And see how and why Manchester has more music than any other city in Britain! You can find out more by visiting my website: www.rockandgoalmanchester.com
Naze View Farm Alpaca Experience
You will arrive at the farm - which has wonderful views We will give you a short talk on the Alpacas; * how to keep you and your Alpaca safe * how to put your Alpaca at ease and gain the most from your experience. * the care and husbandry tasks for alpacas We will match you to the Alpaca which would suit you best, collect "the boys" and go for a walk around our farm - this will be through wooded areas and fields and we will stop to allow you time to pet the Alpacas and get to know them. PLEASE ENSURE YOU WEAR SUITABLE FOOTWEAR. We will have cuddles and photo opportunities and hand feed them. You will be able to feel some of their fleece and if you wish you can collect some alpaca poop if you wish to make some "fertiliser tea" once you return home to help your garden grow! You may have the chance to meet our Swiss Valais Blacknose sheep. You will leave the experience with increased knowledge about these wonderful animals and benefit from some time in their company. There are 3 alpacas, each visitor will have 1 alpaca each, if you have a group of more than 3 people, please get in touch. Alpacas are friendly animals who have a natural curiosity. They are nervous and can be startled easily so we try and minimise loud noises and quick movement, please ensure long hair is tied back. The experience is WEATHER DEPENDENT.

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Whisky and Folklore
We meet on the iconic Royal Mile by the eminent Scottish thinker and drinker Adam Smith. It is then a short walk to one excellent whisky bar that we use. We have the entire upstairs area reserved for us, ensuring lots of space for the group. During the course of two hours we will sample four outstanding Single Malt Scotch Whiskies from the four major whisky producing regions of Scotland. We will discus some of the history of Scotland and explore the reasons as to why whisky is now so ingrained as a staple of Scottish culture and we have some great tales from Scotland and the world of whisky to share with you. Other things to note This tour departs promptly and we can not wait for guests who are late. You must meet us at our start point at least 15min before the tour departs to secure your space. People under the age of 18 are not permitted on this tour. This is due to licencing at the venue we use.
Tea with Naughty Sheep
Feed and stroke gorgeous Herdwick sheep. Good fun for groups, gorgeous for couples. Over 16s. Romantic trips, aniversaries, birthdays, animal lovers or adventurers in search of the unique and exclusive. Happy sheep and intimate teas means limited places. Private hen parties by request. Enjoy a traditional tea in the meadow looking at our panoramic views. Hilarious pet sheep will join you for cuddles and a bit of naughtiness and trying to eat all the wrong things.. After your outdoor home-made afternoon tea, you can photograph the baaad boys in the meadow or barn and really feel the bond of trust you created. A special feeling.. If we have new lambs there might be the chance to give them a bottle of milk too. You will enter the secret world of sheep- a wholesome joy (If you want a mindful sheepy retreat https://abnb.me/2QSG32rPJjb for sheepy sleepovers) Animals and hens are unpredictable and untrained. Bring a sense of humour and a camera. Please don't film and feed at the same time- they like your full attention and I will ask for some phone-free periods to experience the Mindfulness of your new flock. The sheep are free to choose to walk off and graze too I recommend walking from the village to the location, 25 mins but you may drive the rough stone farm track of 1k. This is an outdoor experience in the Loch Lomond National Park- dress wisely
Explore Pentland Hills with Local Guide
You will be picked up by car from your chosen pick up location in Edinburgh, around 8:30. We will then drive to historic Swanston village, just outside the city and within the Pentland Hills Regional Park. From there we will begin a 3 hour hike through the countryside offering unique views of the city and surrounding areas. I'll be able to provide you with unique local knowledge of the area to compliment the beautiful surroundings. The hike includes a fairly steep climb of around 320m in total altitude, to the top of Allermuir Hill. At 493m, this is the highest point of the northern Pentland Hills, and offers superb views of the city and beyond. We will then walk across the ridge to the top of Caerketton Hill, before beginning our descent back to the car park, to complete the around 9km loop. On the walk, you will see native Scottish Flora such as Heather, Thistle and Gorse/Whin, with the potential to see native Fauna such as Deer, Grouse and even the famous Highland Cow. Upon finishing the walk, you will be dropped off back at your chosen location. *Other routes within the park including flatter, less strenuous routes can be arranged. Please contact me for details. *For tailored private walks and excursions further afield in Scotland, please contact me directly. Price can be negotiated but will be in the region of 20/25GBP per hour for the whole tour, on available dates
Harry Potter, Haggis & City Sunsets
Do you want an all round, INTERACTIVE Edinburgh city tour which is full of local history, nature and cuisine? Then this tour is for you! We will meet at the National Library of Scotland where we will make our way down the street which inspired the creation of Diagon Alley. This street will lead us directly to the heart of the old town where we will see the grave of Greyfriars Bobby, the same graveyard which inspired J K Rowling's three leading characters in the ever-popular Harry Potter series. While learning more about Rowling's life and work, we will make the 20-30 minute, steep climb up the extinct volcano, and, weather permitting, we can sit and absorb the amazing sunset over the city. Slowly descending Arthurs seat, we will head to the Royal Mile where we will find the Holyrood Palace grounds, the 'birthplace' of Scrooge and our last stop, the place where we share with you the peculiar local delicacies deep fried mars bar and haggis (recommended but not included). Along the way there will also be fun facts, the chance to ask questions and even some Edinburgh Trivia. So, if the Ministry of Magical Tours is for you then please feel free to drop us a message. Just remember we can always customise the trip to suit you! *note do let us know if you have a toddler so we can ensure the route is suitable* It would be a pleasure to see you soon, Rob - Instagram @robcarrtours
Underground Beer Tasting
We'll start off with our 1st beer and a tour of our building, a 16th Century prison and courthouse. We have some original features untouched for hundreds of years. We'll make our way down to the hidden vaults under our building, where you'll try a selection of 4 other local beers in the most hidden tasting room in Edinburgh! Along with learning about the beers from an expert guide and the history of brewing in Edinburgh, participants will get to see the secret rooms hidden in the old prison, as well as stories of prisoners who were held here, the dark and grimy history of Auld Reekie, and how beer shaped the way we live our lives today. Other things to note Please be aware that the vault is accessed via about 20 steps- there is no lift/ramp access to the lower level. Check-in with reception staff at The Hostel above