greenyonder tours


full tour list 2017

Here is a full list of walking tours, workshops and outdoor classrooms showing their availability in 2017.

All tours are available for private bookings between April - October. In addition, two tours - Hidden Gardens of the Royal Mile and The New Town's 250th Birthday Tour - will be available to the public on the Edinburgh Fringe from 4 - 26 August.

 

Hidden garden

Hidden Gardens of the Royal Mile

Take a short, easy walking tour and see a little-known side of Edinburgh's Old Town.

Public tours on the Edinburgh Fringe: Greenyonder's most popular tour has been a Fringe sellout for the last seven years. It will run at 10.30am every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 4 - 26 August 2017 (inclusive). Tickets available (from April) here, or through www.edfringe.com Booking essential.

Also available for private bookings. Check here for more details, including special rates for private bookings.

Pond in New Town Garden

The New Town's 250th Birthday Tour

Celebrate Georgian Edinburgh's 250th birthday in 2017 with a tour made up of stories of the people who have made the New Town.

Public launch: This new tour will be launched on 30 April and 7 May during the Tradfest Festival. Tickets on sale now through Tradfest.

Public tours on the Edinburgh Fringe: This new tour will run at 2.30pm every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 4 - 26 August 2017 (inclusive). Tickets available (from April) here, or through www.edfringe.com Booking recommended.

 

Also available for private bookings. Check here for more details, including special rates for private bookings.

The Martyrs' Monument, Edinburgh

Scotland's Democracy Trail

 

Discover a 500-year-old story of democracy, through clues that live on in Edinburgh's landscape.

 

Available for private bookings. Check here for more details, including special rates for private bookings.

Ramsay Garden

Edinburgh Visitors Special Garden Tour

Don’t have much time?  Enjoy a short walk through some of Edinburgh’s most beautiful and interesting green spaces - and hear an introduction to Edinburgh's Old and New Towns through its gardens. Ideal also for English language learners.

Available for private bookings. Check here for more details, including special rates for private bookings.

The Union Canal, Edinburgh

The Union Canal and the Meanwhile Garden

 

Enjoy the tranquility of water, wildlife and herbal plants and visit an inspiring commuity garden, all very near the city centre.

 

Available for private bookings. Check here for more details, including special rates for private bookings.

 

Princes Street gardens

 

Princes Street Gardens

 

Snuggled between the Old and New Towns, this public park is uniquely beautiful, and a real treasure trove in all seasons.

 

Available for private bookings. Check here for more details, including special rates for private bookings.

 

Children working in a Geddes garden

Patrick Geddes Garden Tour

An introduction to Patrick Geddes's ideas, a chance to rediscover children's gardens created over a century ago in the Old Town slums, and to visit some modern community garden projects.

Available for private bookings. Check here for more details, including special rates for private bookings.

 

St Saviours Child Garden Nursery

Children's Gardens in the Dark Places of the Old Town

A variation of The Patrick Geddes Garden Tour, this longer walk celebrates the Free Kindergarten Gardens as well as the Geddes Gardens.

Available for private bookings. Check here for more details, including special rates for private bookings.

English learners

Greenyonder Education

A range of tailored tours, walking courses and outdoor classrooms for adult learners on topics such as community gardening, Patrick Geddes and the politics of green space. Ideal also for English language learners. Please contact us to discuss.

updated 24 February 2017