Edinburgh - The Georgian New Town of Edinburgh

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The Georgian New Town of Edinburgh

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(84 reviews)
New (1760's) Town Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
45 mins

About the tour

In the late 1700's Edinburgh expanded across the valley to form the Georgian New Town, today listed as a world heritage site. Explore the squares, streets and gardens with a local guide who loves his city. Learn about the people who have lived there and what they have given to the world, and discover the finest views of Edinburgh Castle from Princes Street Gardens!

Meet MartinMcM


An engineer by training who 14 years ago returned to his life long love of the history of Scotland and of his home town Edinburgh and trained as a Tour Guide. Tour with Martin and expect to be Amused,Educated and Entertained.

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

Rochelle (NZ) C.

14 September 2021

Martin is very knowledgeable, deserves more tips. C'mon people!

Cathy .

14 September 2021

Thank you

Beth D.

13 September 2021

I've never been to Scotland and it was interesting to get to see a bit of it.

Judy R.

13 September 2021

Very glad to see this part of the city. Wonderful view of the castle. Nice bits of information as we saw houses of famous people.

Ofelia M.

13 September 2021

Thank you for sharing your knowledge of your beautiful city. I had taken this tour before but I wanted to repeat it, I love your stories.

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