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full tour list 2020

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Here is a full list of walking tours, workshops and outdoor classrooms showing their availability until end October 2020.

 

Due to the Coronavirus restrictions, we will be offering only small, privately booked tours until end October 2020.

 

See here for information on how we will make these tours safe for you.

Hidden garden

Hidden Gardens of the Royal Mile

Discover a little-known side of Edinburgh's Old Town: behind the historic buildings find the surprising number of gardens and green 'nooks and crannies', all with a story to tell.

Available for private bookings until end October.

 

Children working in a Geddes garden

Patrick Geddes Garden Tour

Celebrate the inspirational work of Patrick Geddes (1854 - 1932), the early Scots environmentalist, gardener and town planner who coined the phrase 'Think global, act local'.

Available for private bookings until end October.

Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh

Princes Street Gardens: A Drama in Time

 

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 until end October.

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 until end October.

Aerial view of Edinburgh's New Town

Edinburgh New Town Tour

Celebrate Georgian Edinburgh's 250th birthday and hear stories of some of the people who have made the New Town. See beyond the railings: each tour includes a visit to one of the New Town's private gardens.

Available for private bookings until end October.

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 until end October.

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 until end October.

 

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 until end October.

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 7 August 2020