Guided tour

Edinburgh: Scotland's vibrant past

4.7 / 5

3 reviews

Edinburgh: Scotland's vibrant past

Activity provider: City of Edinburgh Tours

From US$ 34.97 per person

Sit back and enjoy a warming dram or two with traditional Scottish songs and stories.

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  • Watch a fascinating show celebrating Scottish history
  • Savour 2 of the finest malt whiskys at a historic tavern
  • Hear a variety of traditional Scottish songs
Full description
Sit back with a warming dram and accompany award-winning Scottish actor Michael Nardone (Traces, The Night Manager, Rome) on a gentle meander through Scotland's story. Hear songs and lore of magic, people, and events that have shaped a nation; Calgacus, Macbeth, Bonnie Prince Charlie, The Golden Enlightenment among others. Take a sojourn through old Caledonia made all the more palatable with a couple of superior quality whiskies specially selected for the occasion.
  • 50-minute show
  • 2 malt whiskies
  • Food
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years

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Meet your guide at the old police box (opposite Starbucks).

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4.7 /5

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January 4, 2022

We were the only couple on the tour which was a shame as there was no group atmosphere. Alistair was good fun and informative but the tour felt quite rushed. The whiskies we tasted were all quite different and it a lovely old pub.

January 12, 2022

It was great!

April 10, 2022

Product ID: 406284