On Request Tours

Explore Edinburgh on a private tour.

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Tour & Whisky Tasting

Hear and see the journey of whisky in Edinburgh’s Old Town – then retire to a cellar for whisky tasting with an expert.

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National Museum of Scotland tours

Give us an hour and we’ll give your group a private tour of Scotland’s incredible history. 

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Sin in the City

Drinking dens. Brothels. Riotous nudity. 

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Enlightenment Edinburgh

Discover Edinburgh at the moment it transformed the worlds of science, philosophy and architecture.

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Hidden Georgian Gems

Discover 18th century life: get rare access to the famous Royal Society of Edinburgh, The Dome, and the elegant Assembly Rooms.

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Treasures of the Old Town

Tread the route of a burgh once separate to the city– and unlock the history of this ancient seat of power.

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Tale O' Twa Touns

Explore both sides of Edinburgh through two National Trust properties, two centuries, and two towns: Old and New.

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Ghostly Edinburgh

Horror and entertainment in equal measure, as you explore Edinburgh’s dark past of crime and punishment.

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History is a damn good story, so let us tell your class all about our city’s history. Through engaging and entertaining storytelling, they won’t even know they are learning!

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Personalised Tours

Choose the time, the duration, or the location – and let us do the rest.

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Travel Trade

Built with the travel trade in mind. First things first: we pay commission, and it’s easy to book your group tours online.

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Souvenir Guidebooks

Don’t forget to buy a Mercat Tours souvenir guidebook with your ticket.

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