Edinburgh - Greyfriar's Kirk and Kirkyard: UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Greyfriar's Kirk and Kirkyard: UNESCO World Heritage Site

Thu, 18 Nov
(43 reviews)
Edinburgh's Old Town, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
45 mins

About the tour

The Kirk we know today was built on the land granted to Edinburgh by Mary Queen of Scots. Originally the site of a Franciscan Friary explore the changing uses of the site, discover some of Edinburgh's interesting characters from the past. See the beautiful grave markers, mausoleums and even the simple remembrances. Hear about the changing city through the centuries. Discover the unexpected from Herb Gardens to part of the city wall, Harry Potter connections and more.

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 45 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

Pauline (Ontario/Canada) M.

22 June 2021

Always excellent!

Nina (Toronto) B.

21 June 2021

Great tour, as always! Thanks!

🐈‍⬛ Carol 🐈‍⬛🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 ..

20 June 2021

Very interesting and enjoyable

Jane A.

19 June 2021

Thank you Sam, always a pleasure to be on one of your tours, you have so much information and I'm coming to Scotland in August, so I love hearing all the stories, as well as fact.

N B.

19 June 2021

Sam is so delightful. Her tours are always my favorite, she always has so much knowledge to share and makes it enjoyable

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