Edinburgh - World Heritage Edinburgh the University area

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World Heritage Edinburgh the University area

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(38 reviews)
Old Town Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
45 mins

About the tour

Climb up the cobbled Street and pass the city wall to where Mary Queen of Scots Husband was Murdered and hear the stories see the places and learn about the discoveries and inventions

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

pat m.

12 June 2021


Sheila (Detroit, MI, USA) W.

10 June 2021

Martin gave an excellent tour around Edinburgh University we were able to see many old buildings and it was a lovely walk. Looking forward to more tours around Edinburgh!

Alan K.

10 June 2021

Excellent tour guideand tour.I misssed the first ten minutes and still great. He plans to repeat in 2 weeks and I will be sure to be there to capture the part I missed. Don't you miss it.

Annette H.

10 June 2021

Wonderful. I never realised all the wonderful areas Edinburgh has. The history is amazing and Martin has lovely history to tell and includes little twists and makes the tour personal which adds to the enjoyment.

Myrna S.

10 June 2021

Excellent, as always.

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