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Edinburgh half day driving tour

Iconic Tours

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This tour is by local guides who treat it like showing a family member of friend our amazing city for the first time. We show you the best whilst avoiding the tourists traps and as it is a private tour we can customize it to suit your needs. A minimum of 3 people are required to book this tour.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, Castle Hill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland

We will stops somewhere to give you the best views of Edinburgh castle and you will find out about it's dramatic history and for GOT fans, find out about the infamous scene inspired by real events in the Castle.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

We will stop at 1-2 locations on the Royal Mile to show you some of the best views of Edinburgh Old Town and find out about some of the more interesting characters and events from it's past.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: West Bow Well, Victoria Street, Edinburgh Scotland

We will stop in West Bow/Victoria Street, the prettiest Old Town street and also the inspiration for Diagon Alley in the Harry Potter novels.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Greyfriars Kirk, 1 Greyfriars Place Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland

We will stop outside the Church Yard so your guide can tell you all about the characters that shaped it's magical part in the Old Town folklore, from a dog who wouldn't leave his masters grave to those who robbed graves and even some inspirations for Harry Potter and some great works of horror fiction.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Arthur's Seat, Queen's Drive Holyrood Park, Edinburgh EH8 8HG Scotland

We will drive the road round Arthurs Seat which gives a great panoramic view of the city.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Calton Hill, St. Andrews House 2 Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG Scotland

If you don't mind a walk up some steep steps we can get a great panoramic view of the city from Calton Hill. Due to parking restrictions your guide may have to wait at the vehicle as you go up for the view.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dean Village, Dean Path, Edinburgh EH8 8BH Scotland

Visit perhaps the most beautiful place in Scotland's capital city, the lovely Dean Village which used to be a milling village in the 1600's that has remained relatively unchanged. Get stunning views and escape the crowds.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: New Town, New Town, Edinburgh, Scotland

Drive to some scenic spots in Edinburgh New Town and learn about the lives of the wealthy occupants who moved here in the 1700's (New Town is not that new).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Circus Lane, Circus Ln, Edinburgh EH3, UK

You could drive by or walk by the entrance to this street if you blinked, but we will take you down to make sure you see a real hidden gem in Edinburgh.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation

  • Gratuities

3 to 4 hours

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Iconic Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.