Edinburgh - Duddingston Village: An Edinburgh Hidden Gem

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Duddingston Village: An Edinburgh Hidden Gem

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(16 reviews)
Duddingston, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
40 mins

About the tour

Small an nestled behind Arthurs Seat Duddingston, has connections to Mary Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie, Kind David I and the Pinkerton Detective Agency. The historic Kirk dates to the 12th Century and the village Pub is the Oldest in Edinburgh. Sitting on the banks of Duddingston Loch, once famous for Curling but now a nature reserve. Step back in time as we explore this hidden Gem.

Meet Sam


Sam started guiding in January 2000 and has not stopped. She loves to talk and show people her wonderful home town of Edinburgh and her beautiful country, Scotland. Her own company Edinburgh Tour Guides is a family affair. She loves history, architecture, and all things Scottish, she's an Outlander fan and loves old ghost stories. She's has a sense of humour and likes to keep people entertained during the tour.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Edinburgh with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 40 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Edinburgh. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Martha R.

07 May 2021

great tour with full of interesting history

Mary Virginia A.

07 May 2021

Thank you Sam for another wonderful tour. So much information!

Patricia Y.

07 May 2021

Great tour, well done

Glynis P.

07 May 2021

Lovely interesting tour, thanks Sam

Craig L.

07 May 2021

A very interesting tour with an amusing guide.

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