Walking Tour Guides

Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh

Tour Guides for Walking Tours in Scotland

Step out with our guides to discover Scotland on foot. Walking tours with our accredited expert tour guide are a fantastic way for guests to experience and immerse themselves into Scotland and everything we have to offer. 


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Walking Tours Tailored to Your Requirements

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Book an accredited tour guide with us to conduct your private, bespoke walking tour. 

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Available anywhere in Scotland that is accessible on foot. Use walking tours to explore cities, attractions, museums, events, rural areas, hikes, and more. Walking tours are available across Scotland, including in:

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Suitable for any type of private group: VIPs, FIT, MICE, groups, families, school groups, and much more. We recommend a maximum of 25 guests per guide.

Your tour, your way. We book your walking tour guide to work precisely to your requirements.


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Guides available in 22 languages.

We offset carbon for every booking made with us as part of our Net-Zero Carbon policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a walking tour guide cost?

The exact total price for tour guide services for walking tours varies depending on the requirements of the tour or service. Learn more about guideline tour guide prices / fees or please submit a booking request to get an exact cost for your walking tour.

How many guides do I need for my walking tour?

For both safety and tour quality purposes we strongly recommend that walking tours maintain a maximum of 25 guests per guide. This policy may be enforced depending on the location and date of the tour. 

How do you pick My Tour Guide?

We work directly to your requirements to carefully hand-pick expert tour guides in Scotland for you. We believe that every tour is different and therefore selecting the right guide is crucial to its success. Our staff hold extensive knowledge of our vast pool of guides and we use this to pick the right guide for you and your clients. Please tell us as much as you can about your tour, it’s theme, and objectives to help us pick the perfect guide for you. 

Can you arrange venue tickets for my tour?

Yes, we arrange entrance tickets for various venues across Scotland, including Edinburgh and Stirling Castle, the Royal Yacht Britannia, Palace of Holyroodhouse, and more. We supply your guide with the tickets to facilitate easy and convenient entry during your tour. 

Do your guides conduct tours in [venue]?

Our tour guides conduct tours in various venues such as Edinburgh Castle, Urquhart Castle, museums, and galleries. In venues that have their own guides such as distilleries, experiences, and Edinburgh underground tours, our guides will hand over the group to the venue guides who will conduct the tour. 

Are your tour guides suitable for VIPs?

Yes, absolutely. Our guides have worked with a wide range of VIPs including members of the UK Royal Family, heads of state, politicians, diplomats, athletes, elite sports teams, Holywood stars, and more. Please be specific about your requirements when booking so that we can pick the right guide for you and ensure that your clients are in excellent hands. 

Guide Fees:
Walking Tour Guides


2024 Guide Fee

English Half Day (up to 4 hrs)

From £250

English Full Day (up to 9 hrs)

From £375

Foreign Language Half Day (up to 4 hrs)

From £295

Foreign Language Full Day (up to 9 hrs)

From £415

Booking Fee

2024 Fee

Standard Booking Fee applies to each guide booked


RUSH Booking Fee (1 business day turnaround)


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