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Hike the legend of Arthur's seat

Hike the legend of Arthur's seat

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I have been a tour guide in Edinburgh for 5 years doing walking tours of both the Old and New town, Castle tours, Horror tours, and Harry Potter Tours. In my free time would hike Arthur's seat to enjoy the views. After learning a few quirky facts from the locals I started to do my own research and found that every hill had a name and a story to tell. Once I knew the stories behind Arthur's seat,…
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What we’ll do

We start our hike from the base of the seat heading off the beaten track to a part of Arthur's seat that not many tourists know about. It provides a snapshot of Arthur's seat geologic history as well as what the Scots believed was a fairy house. We then travel through the hunters bog and see where the whisky smugglers would set up shop. We head up the stairs known as the Zig Zag where you can see…

What else you should know

This is a medium level hike with long steep sections so packing light. Please give 24 hours notice to cancel. If I cancel the tour on the day due to bad weather I will issue a refund.

What to bring

Water
Good hiking shoes
Wind proof jacket

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Where you'll be

We'll head first to Cramstone Quarry, a place geologists love, then head through the hunters bog where James IV used to hunt. Up the Zig Zag to the Nether Hill where settlement archaeologists found evidence of a settlement, then to the summit it'self where the wild Macrass stood there ground against the British army. Down the Dresses where the people in debt would set up camp and too St Anthony's Chapel that faces the sea.

Upcoming availability

Wed, 19th Jun    From 09:00 to 12:00.
₹1,359 per person
6 of 10 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

This is a medium level hike with long steep sections so packing light. Please give 24 hours notice to cancel. If I cancel the tour on the day due to bad weather I will issue a refund.
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guided hike
Hike the legend of Arthur's seat
57 reviews
₹1,359 per person
57 reviews
₹1,359 per person