7 Hills Tours is one of Edinburgh’s newest and most imaginative tour companies, providing exclusive private tours and shore excursions to take you to the places that matter in Edinburgh’s and Scotland’s history and culture.

Degree qualified guides, local family physician Dr Moray Grigor and Social History graduate Amanda Aikman MA (Hons.) will take you deep into our local heritage – including no less than 59 sites which appear on no other tour itinerary!

For small groups (up to 3 adults or family of up to 4 with children) – we offer tours in our luxury hybrid EV, for maximum enjoyment with minimum environmental impact.

We can also arrange minicoach versions of most of our tours, for groups of up to 18 people – just right for a spin-off activity from a conference, meeting or celebration.

And we don’t just offer vehicle tours – we also present fascinating and entertaining walking tours of Edinburgh’s iconic Royal Mile.

Tours can be provided in German as well as English, and written tour notes are available in other languages too.

With complimentary pickup and drop-off, and inclusive coffee and scones on our half-day tours, our tours are convenient and value-for-money as well as fascinating! We guarantee best prices by booking direct with us.

Try our themed tours, including an active hike up Edinburgh’s 7 Hills, and historic day tours on the trail of Mary Queen of Scots or Lothian’s most mystical places. Or how about a fully escorted 3-day trip to the legendary Isle of Jura?

Or, create with us ONE PERFECT EDINBURGH DAY – a completely customised day tour, built round your interests and our local expertise!

Browse our tour collections below, and then why not get in touch? Our wonderful capital city is waiting for you!

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half day tours by electric vehicle

Cruise the sights in our luxury Hyundai Ioniq PHEV. All half day tours include complimentary coffee, tea and scones!

FULL DAY TOURS BY ELECTRIC VEHICLE

Let us take you even further into Scotland’s story on our full-day tours!

MULTI-DAY TOURS

Scotland’s beauty and wonder in depth, with our ultimate two and three-day tours!

WALKING TOURS

Insightful and entertaining half-day walks for up to 15 guests, through Edinburgh’s historic Old Town!

what our customers say

‘We really enjoyed our Art Deco tour and very much appreciated the depth of your knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject’ (R.J., Edinburgh)

‘This was a super tour, in a high quality bus, with a dedicated driver and a knowledgeable and friendly guide.’
(G.J, West Linton, Scotland)

‘Spectacular views and engaging history’ (M.D., Kentucky)

‘What a beautiful tour. The views from the various hills throughout Edinburgh are breathtaking.’ (T.B., Fresno, California)

‘I’d recommend these tours to anyone wanting a local treat, or for any summer visitors wanting to get to know Edinburgh in a unique way.’ (R.P., West Linton, Scotland)

‘I can’t say enough good things about Moray, or the day. It was truly something I’ll never forget’ (A.J., California)

‘Intimate tour of Edinburgh’s wilder places. We learnt so much about the city, and Scotland’s history, geology, and much more. A fascinating off the beaten track insight to Edinburgh complete with a top scone stop!’ (F.M, Aultbea, Scotland)

A GREAT MORNING ON THE HILLS WITH THE CHAOTIC SCOT BLOG!

We were delighted to host top Scotland travel blogger KAY GILLESPIE, @ChaoticScot, for a grand tour of the 7 Hills of Edinburgh! Read Kay’s brilliant blog post, as well has her other great work, by clicking the button!