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Local Eyes Tours

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I'm Chris, Owner/Guide at Local Eyes Tours. I do Small Group Walking Tours and Running Tours, along with Private Tours for those who prefer a more intimate holiday experience. I offer City Tours and Tours to stunning countryside locations outside...more
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41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH2 2QP, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today was wet and nippy local eyes was prepared with ready umbrellas and a ready attitude. Our guide entrepreneur Chris was knowledgeable, Flexible and understanding. He embodied the ideal tour experience even on a bit so ideal day. He shared a wealth of information that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello hookswords, Thanks for your great review for Chris P.! Glad you had a good time with him, despite the cold weather :) We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Scotland, and come back for a visit when it's warmer! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We joined Chris today for a private tour of Edinburgh. What ended up was the most wonderful time as we got to know a bit more about the city and our guide. It felt more like a son touring us around his far away home....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi Cathy N, Thank you for this great review for Chris! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time here and visit again! Kind regards, Chris & Emily

Reviewed 22 October 2018

We booked a 5 hour tour and were fortunate enough to have been assigned Gains, a lovely young fellow who was perfectly suited to guide us through some of the more interesting and hidden gems of Edinburgh. Gains is a former phD student in Scottish...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi Compass335415, Thanks for this great review for Gains! He really does know his stuff, and we're glad you had such a fantastic overview of both Old and New Town. We will pass on your kind words to him! Kind regards, Chris & Emily

Reviewed 4 October 2018

We were a 12 person family group and everyone of us would write an excellent review. Chris was very easy to get along with, kind, knowledgeable about many issues, funny and got us in an appropriate sized vehicle. Linda was the driver and she was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi RetiredTraveler649, Thank you for the great review! Glad you had a great time with Chris P! Best, Emily & Chris

Reviewed 4 October 2018

I had contacted Local Eyes Tours because I wanted to make sure my friend with mobility issues could enjoy the sightseeing trip knowing that the terrain was a bit hilly for her. Cameron took 4 of us on an all day tour of the city...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi linda r, Thanks for the great review! Glad you enjoyed Cameron, and your lunch at Baillie Bar! Best, Chris & Emily

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Best Tour we ever took!! Chris is absolutely amazing. He bends over backwards to make sure you have the time of your life. We took a 3 day tour north of Edinburgh to Inverness and back. We had a last minute change in tour guides...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Muskymaj, Thank you so much for the great review. We're glad you had a great time with Helen and enjoyed seeing the country! If you visit again, don't hesitate to get in touch. Best, Chris & Emily

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were very pleased with our private tour of The New Town with Gaines. He was so knowledgeable and helpful to answer our questions and to recommend places to see and eat. He took our interests into account and made sure we were comfortable. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Kathy W, Glad you had a great time with Gains, he really knows his stuff! Thank you for the great review. Best, Chris & Emily

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Our group of 8 - 3 kids (ages 9, 11, 13), 2 parents and 3 seniors - had the most amazing experience in Scotland mostly because of Local Eyes Tours. I had a LOT of questions during my planning process, and Chris responded very timely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Mark F, Thank you so much for this lovely review for Moira and Gillian. They are both excellent guides and had a fantastic time with your family! We're glad you enjoyed the trip so much - don't hesitate to get in touch if you...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

We had a fantastic time on 2 separate day tours from Edinburgh. One was with Cameron who is highly knowledgeable about the history of Scotland, and was also a professional truck/bus driver. We felt very safe and learned a lot while having fun. The second...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi carol y, Thanks for the great reviews for Cameron and Chris! We're glad everything worked out in the end and that we were able to show you around on two tours. Do get in touch if you are stopping by again! Best, Chris &...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018

We spent a day with Cameron making our way up to the Central Highlands. Our experience was excellent, from the first email inquiry to the drop off at the end of the day. Local Eyes Tours has great itinerary options that can be switched up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Bethanie T, Thanks for the great review for Cameron! He had a great day showing you all around and we're glad that you had such a good time. Best, Chris & Emily

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Chinera L
10 July 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your interest in touring with us! Unfortunately, we are unable to offer tours starting from Invergordon, as we are based in Edinburgh. If you do find yourself in Edinburgh in the future, don't hesitate... More
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Africa1463
5 July 2018|
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Hello! We'd be happy to accommodate you on September 17th for a Highlands trip. Please visit our website where you'll find our email, and if you send us a message there we can give you more information. Thanks!
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Season101
14 April 2018|
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Hi Season101, thanks for your message! We have availability on 20th and 21st May and it would be a pleasure to show you and the group about! Loch Ness is a 9 hour round trip without many breaks, so a long day when you... More
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