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    Free Walking Tour
    Sep 27th, 2010 by gurustu

    Every day, 3 times a day, at 11am, 1pm and 3pm you can join a walking tour which costs absolutely nothing, except maybe a tip for the guide. The tours are run by Sandemans Tours, who are Europe’s leading walking tour company.

    The walking tour takes about 3 hours, and you will see all of the main sights of the Old Town of Edinburgh.

    • Edinburgh Castle
    • St Giles’ Cathedral
    • The Royal Mile
    • Old & New Towns
    • Mercat Cross
    • Greyfriars Kirkyard (cemetery) and Greyfriars Bobby
    • Scott Monument
    • Princes Street Gardens
    • Grassmarket
    • Site of Witch Burnings
    • The original ‘Hogwarts’
    • William Wallace and the Stone of Destiny
    • National Museum
    • Edinburgh University
    • Covenanters’ Prison
    • Martyrs’ Memorial
    • The Mound
    • Tron Kirk
    • Burke and Hare, bodysnatchers
    • The real Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
    • The Scottish Enlightenment

    …and more!

    The tours are on everyday at 11 am, 1 pm and 3pm and start from the front of the Starbucks Café by the Tron Kirk on the High Street(Royal Mile). The tour ends in Princes Street Gardens, which is only minutes walk back home to the hostel.

    The tours run in all weather and rain gear is available at the beginning of the tour.
    No reservations are necessary. Just show up. Ask at reception for directions to the start point.

    The tours are free, and there is no pressure, but it is always nice to give the guide a tip, as that is their only source of income, and their tours are so good, they seem to be able to get enough tips to survive.

    Hostelworld Reviews
    Aug 19th, 2010 by gurustu

    Here are some of the reviews we have been receiving. (These are direct from Hostelworld, so we haven’t edited them.)

    Review Us
    Aug 19th, 2010 by gurustu

    We work hard to try to provide the best facilities for you we can. If you have enjoyed what we offer, and you would like to let other people know, then please take a minute to review us.


    Logo Images
    Aug 18th, 2010 by gurustu

    Distances In Scotland
    Feb 9th, 2010 by stuwad

    Map Of Scotland
    Feb 9th, 2010 by stuwad

    Scottish Sealife Sanctuary
    Feb 9th, 2010 by stuwad

    Loch Lomond Aquarium Sealife
    Feb 9th, 2010 by stuwad

    Feb 9th, 2010 by stuwad

    Feb 9th, 2010 by stuwad

    Atlantis Glass Bottom Boat
    Feb 9th, 2010 by stuwad

    I haven’t been on it, nor has anyone I know, but it looks interesting, and I will try to get up there soon.

    regions to visit pdf ideas
    Feb 9th, 2010 by stuwad

    The Scottish Borders
    Edinburgh & Lothians
    Argyll & The Isles
    Loch Lomond & Bute
    Stirling & The Trossachs
    Inverness, Strathspey & The Eastern Highlands
    Fort William, Loch Ness & Skye
    Northern Highlands
    The Outer Hebrides
    The Orkney Isles
    The Shetland Isles
    Angus & Dundee
    Dumfries & Galloway
    Ayrshire & The Isles of Arran and Cumbrae

    The Scottish Parliament
    Feb 9th, 2010 by stuwad

    Auld Reekie Tours
    Feb 9th, 2010 by stuwad

    Photos Of Edinburgh
    Feb 5th, 2010 by stuwad
    Age Restrictions
    Feb 2nd, 2010 by gurustu

    We have no upper age limit, but we do not allow anyone under 18 years of age to stay with us. This is because we hold a bar license, which restricts us from allowing under 18’s in. This means there can be no exceptions at all.

    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - For the security and comfort of other guests, please note:

    All guests must be over 18 years of age.
    We will not let anybody under 18 enter the building.

    All guests are required to provide government issued photographic identification to check in. Check-in will not be allowed without it.
    Caledonian Backpackers Hostel Edinburgh :: Phone +44-131-226-2272
    3 Queensferry St, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, EH2 4PA