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Local Eyes Tours

41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH2 2QP, Scotland
+44 7769 265952
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Wonderful time in Edinburgh!

Thank you to Chris W and David for showing us Edinburgh in a nutshell. The tours of the Old and New... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ckyap99
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Makati, Philippines
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Great walking tour of Edinburgh and Full Day Tour of Scotland

The "other" Chris drove us around to visit Stirling Castle, Callander, Doune Castle, Deanston... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JonGoWest
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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 Edinburgh. Check out my website to watch my fun video, "5 Reasons to Visit Scotland". I grew up in the Edinburgh area and have lived all over Scotland, and on tour with me, you'll get all the stories only locals know. I aim to bring the history of Edinburgh and Scotland to life in a fun and relaxed manner while always offering the best customer service possible. So whether you want to see Bonnie Scotland on a budget or have a bespoke tour in mind, get in contact and I'll give you a tour to remember. See Scotland with Local Eyes!
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41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH2 2QP, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you to Chris W and David for showing us Edinburgh in a nutshell. The tours of the Old and New Towns, and Edinburgh Castle were enjoyable, and the shot of whisky at the end of the tours provided the sweet endings we all needed!...More

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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi ckyap99, Thanks for the kind review! David and Chris both had great fun with your family. Glad you enjoyed the whisky too! :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The "other" Chris drove us around to visit Stirling Castle, Callander, Doune Castle, Deanston Distillery and to feed three Highland Coos. Deanston is a really interesting distillery with a good tour. Stirling is a fantastic castle in a great location don't miss that one. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jonny took us on an amazing day-long tour to see the Kelpies, Stirling Castle, Doune Castle, Deanston Distillery and to feed three Highland Coos. He was so kind and knowledgeable and gave us time as a family to explore and eat lunch. The trip included...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you so much for three great days of sights in Scotland! I had an amazing time....saw some great sights and learned so much! I am so grateful for all of your time and help :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Local Eyes Tours! I scheduled two tours with Local Eyes for nine family members for our Edinburgh, Scotland visit. Day one, was a walking tour within the Old City of Edinburgh with David. David did a GREAT job and was able to adjust...More

Thank Jim M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the private highlands tour to do with our teens (18 &15). We loved being able to decide how long we stayed and what we wanted to do. Our guide, Johnny, was knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Nancy F
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you had a great time with Jonny!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were met by Johnny in Edinburgh. Johnny took us through the beautiful countryside. We stayed the night in North Berwick before moving on to Killin and Oban. Local Eyes planned a great itinerary with Castles, interesting and delicious food, and great narration about Scottish...More

Thank Bruce P
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your multi-day tour with us, both Chris and Jonny had a lovely time showing you around :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a 3 hour private tour with Kim. She was extremely knowledgable and even paced. Her experience with the city and the people was fantastic. We enjoyed the mix of history and culture. It was great to enter the Castle and focus on the...More

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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words for Kim!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience. As a girl guide unit of 15 girls aged 15-17, we can say that this tour provided us with an excellent look into some of the history of Scotland and some excellent scenery while we were there. Chris was an...More

Thank Olivia F
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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad everyone had such a blast! Chris had a fun time with the whole group and enjoyed showing you all around!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a 3 hour local tour of Old Town in Edinburgh during our stay in July 2018. We took the tour on our first full day in Edinburgh and it so helped get a lay of the land for Old Town. David, our tour...More

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Chris W, Owner at Local Eyes Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review for David! He really knows his stuff, and we're glad you enjoyed it!

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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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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
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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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
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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