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Walking Tour of Edinburgh's Georgian Shadows: dates to 25th March
Fri 24 March 2017, 18:00 – 19:15 GMT
As seen on STV news on 24/2/17 and featured on BBC Radio Scotland "Out of Doors" on 25/2/17. You will find the link to this broadcast at the bottom of this page.
What VisitScotland said about our tours: "A truly inspiring and next level 'deeper and immersive' experience of our beautiful and historical city. The tour clearly enhances the experience of the lighting project. It's a great initiative by the Scottish Tourist Guide Association."
In the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, we invite you to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Edinburgh's fascinating Georgian past. Let us guide you through the dazzling architecture of the New Town and discover more about the famous and eccentric characters who lived there.
To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Edinburgh’s New Town, Edinburgh’s Georgian Shadows will be lighting up six of the New Town’s most interesting buildings to bring the Georgian past to life in the context of a modern city.
To complement this event, the Edinburgh Branch of the STGA, Scottish Tourist Guides Association, is offering guided walks of the original Georgian New Town, highlighting these buildings.
When: 6pm every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings between 24 Feb – 25 Mar 2017.
Where: Melville Monument, St Andrew Square
Meet near Costa Coffee in centre of Square to register and be allocated to one of 2/3 groups
Tickets cost £7.50 per person, (age 12+ only)
Maximum 25 per group
Please arrive 10 minutes before departure time
Please dress appropriately for Scottish winter weather
We aim to cover 1.75 miles in around 75 minutes
Should you have any queries, please get in touch:
Tel: 0131 556 0735
Mobile: 07787 921 262
Here is the link to listen to a few minutes of the BBC Radio Scotland broadcast or copy the link below and paste into your browser.
Feature starts at 50 minutes 50 seconds into the programme and again at 1 hour 11 minutes and 10 seconds.