Virtual Tours

Join Mike and I every Monday from 3.00pm (GMT)

Virtual Walking Tours

The Covid-19 pandemic may have postponed your trip to Scotland, so until everything's back to normal, Mike and I will give you a glimpse into what our wonderful country has to offer via Facebook Live direct to the comfort of your home. Settle in and enjoy!

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MacIntosh at the Willow

MacIntosh at the Willow

Join this fascinating interpretation of Charles Rennie MacIntosh and Margaret MacDonald’s masterpiece of MacIntosh at the Willow, Sauchiehall Street.

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21st Century Kilts

21st Century Kilts, Royal Mile

Joe and Mike visit Howie Nicholsby of 21st Century Kilts who speaks about his modern take on the traditional Scottish garment.

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Kelpies, Falkirk

The Kelpies & Falkirk Wheel

Mike and Joe focus on the amazing piece of public art by Andy Scott, The Kelpies and then move to the boat lift linking two canals, The Falkirk Wheel.

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Mrs Doubtfire

Mrs Doubtfire (BBC's The One Show)

Joe caught up with actor Gabriel Vick who plays Mrs Doubtfire in the new stage production to help explain the character's Edinburgh roots.

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Scottish Parliament Virtual Tour

The Scottish Parliament

Join Joe and Mike as they present this guided walk around the Scottish Parliament Building and the inscribed Canongate Wall.

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Napier University Virtual Tour

The War Poets, Napier University

Joe and Mike give an insight into the rehabilitation of World War 1 officers through poetry at the former Craiglockhart War Hospital.

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Edinburgh Old Town Closes Virtual Tour

Edinburgh Old Town Closes

Joe and Mike go for a wander around the back areas of Edinburgh’s Old Town from Lady Stair’s Close through the Lawnmarket and finishing at Edinburgh Castle Esplanade.

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Rosslyn Chapel Virtual Tour

Rosslyn Chapel

Join us on this special tour of the 15th Century Rosslyn Chapel as we explore it's location in Dan Brown’s 'Da Vinci Code' and it's associations with the Knights Templar.

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Dunblane Virtual Tour

Dunblane, Stirlingshire

Hear about some famous characters connected with the town who have influenced Scottish History including Bonnie Prince Charlie and The Duke of Cumberland.

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Newhaven Edinburgh Virtual Tour

Newhaven Part 2

Joe and Mike continue their walk through the historic fishing village of Newhaven, Edinburgh terminating at the lighthouse at the end of the pier.

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Newhaven Edinburgh Virtual Tour

Newhaven Part 1

A tour of the historic fishing village of Newhaven. Hear about the massive 16th century warship, The “Great Michael” as well as a visit to the oldest school.

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Dean Bridge Edinburgh Virtual Tour

Dean Bridge, Edinburgh

A guided walk from Edinburgh’s New Town across the famous Dean Bridge which spans the deep gorge of the water of Leith.

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Glasgow University Virtual Tour

Glasgow University

Joe and Mike join with local Glasgow based Blue Badge Guide, Bruce to present this recorded version of a live broadcast from the campus of Glasgow University.

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Rutland Square Edinburgh Virtual Tour

Rutland Square, Edinburgh

Joe and Mike take another gentle guided stroll around one of Edinburgh’s less visited areas as they walk from the west end of Princes Street to Rutland Square.

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Virtual Tour

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Joe and Mike join local guide, Bruce on this very special tour around the collection of the amazing Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow.

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Princes Street West End Virtual Tour

Princes Street West End

Join Joe and Mike on this gentle guided walk along one of Edinburgh’s main shopping streets. As they move along they share some fond memories and personal insights.

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Leighton Library Dunblane Virtual Tour

The Leighton Library, Dunblane

Joe and Mike pay a special visit to another ‘hidden gem’. This time the subject is the 17th century Leighton Library, Scotland's oldest purpose built Library.

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Edinburgh Christmas Market Virtual Tour

Edinburgh's Christmas Market

Joe and Mike take a leisurely stroll through East Princes Street Gardens and view the Christmas attractions at the start of Edinburgh’s Winter Festival.

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St Giles Edinburgh Virtual Tour

St Giles Area Part 2

The tour continues as Joe and Mike stroll around some of the significant monuments and statues of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

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St Giles Edinburgh Virtual Tour

St Giles Area Part 1

Join Joe and Mike as they take a gentle walk around the architecture and statues in the vicinity of St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh.

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Swanston Village Virtual Tour

Swanston Village

Join Joe and Mike on this gentle autumnal wander through Swanston Village, where Robert Louis Stevenson used to spend his summers as a young man.

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The Fair City of Perth Virtual Tour

The Fair City of Perth

This walk takes Joe and Mike from the interior of the Perth Repertory Theatre then passing down the High Street to the beautiful River Tay.

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Edinburgh Southside and Meadows Virtual Tour

Edinburgh Southside and Meadows

This tour around the Meadows area of Edinburgh includes the site of a disused brewery as well as the supposed burial place of a local criminal legend Deacon Brodie.

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The Scottish Textile Showcase Virtual Tour

The Scottish Textile Showcase

Joe and Mike visit an artisan craft outlet on St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh and learn about all things related to Scottish textiles including Harris Tweed and Cashmere.

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Innerpeffray Library Virtual Tour

Innerpeffray Library, Perthshire

Join Joe and Mike on this very special tour of Scotland’s oldest lending library where the curator Lara shows some of the great gems in the collection.

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Glamis Castle Virtual Tour

Glamis Castle, Angus

Joe and Mike give a brief history of Glamis Castle and its royal connections as the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth and the Queen Mother.

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Castle Street Virtual Tour

Queen Street to Castle Street

A guided tour from Queen Street to Castle Street, discussing the strong literary connections ranging from Sir Walter Scott and Kenneth Grahame to Ian Rankin.

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The Leatherworker, St Mary's Street Virtual Tour

The Leatherworker, St Mary's Street

Joe and Mike pay a visit to MacKenzie Leather where they talk to Simon the owner and Andrew about the artisan craft of leather working.

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Cramond Virtual Tour

Cramond Area of Edinburgh

This guided tour of Cramond, Edinburgh starts at the historic Cramond Kirk then through the Roman Fort and finishing at the shore.

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Kiltmaker Virtual Tours

The Kiltmaker

Join Joe and Mike as they visit Gordon Nicolson who runs a kiltmaking business in St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh who answers questions posed by our online audience.

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Glasgow Virtual Tour

Glasgow Cathedral Area & Necropolis

Joe and Mike travel to Glasgow to guide the Cathedral area and Necropolis of the East end of the city and also meet with local Glasgow guides.

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Special Anniversary Tour

Special Anniversary Tour

Award Winning Joe And Mike’s Virtual Tours of Scotland celebrate their one year anniversary with a special presentation to the Lung Ha Theatre Company.

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Dundee Virtual Tours

Dundee

A tour of Dundee’s Waterfront including the Victoria and Albert Museum. Learn about some of the local characters from fact and fiction from the “City of Discovery”.

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Birnam Perthsire Beatrix Potter Virtual Tour

Birnam, Perthshire

Join this informative and entertaining walk through the picturesque Perthshire town of Birnam from the Beatrix Potter Garden down to the banks of the River Tay.

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Edinburgh's West End Virtual Tour

Edinburgh’s West End

Joe and Mike lead this tour around some of the less visited areas of Scotland’s Capital city. This time through the beautiful streets of Edinburgh’s West End.

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East End of Princess Street Virtual Tour

East End of Princes Street

An entertaining and informative guided walk through the east end of Princes Street, including the stunning Princes Street Gardens with the Scott Monument.

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Dunkeld Virtual Tour

Dunkeld, Perthshire

Located in what is know as “Big Tree Country” Joe and Mike follow a route from the Square to the ancient 13th century Cathedral.

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St Bernards Crescent to Danube Street Virtual Tour

St Bernards Crescent to Danube Street

A guided walk around the Georgian Streets of Stockbridge with mention of local historical characters including Henry Raeburn, Christopher North and Dora Noyce.

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St Andrews Virtual Tour

St Andrews, Fife

A guided walk from the west sands to St Salvators. Hear about golf, university and the strong historic religious connections of this beautiful coastal town.

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Stirling Virtual Tour

The Royal Burgh of Stirling

This entertaining and informative walk leads you from Broad Street, known as the ‘Top of the Town’ to the historic and much visited Stirling Castle.

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Linlithgow Virtual Tour

Ancient Town of Linlithgow

A guided walk from the the outer gateway of Linlithgow Palace to St Michael’s Well. On the way hear about James V and Mary Queen of Scots.

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Duddingston Virtual Tour

Historical Village of Duddingston

A picturesque walk through the amazing 12th century Duddingston Village. Hear about some famous characters including Allan Pinkerton and Bonnie Prince Charlie.

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Culross Virtual Tour

Coastal Village of Culross

This tour visits the historic coastal village of Culross and its old pier, palace, town hall and the back streets leading to the Mercat Cross.

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Dunmore Pineapple Virtual Tour

The Dunmore Pineapple

Come along on this short tour of what has been described as Scotland’s most bizarre building, The Dunmore Pineapple.

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Leith Virtual Tour

Port of Leith

Hear about the port of Leith and its connections with monarchy, trade and the social history including some remarkable characters and events.

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Galleries of Modern Art Virtual Tour

Galleries of Modern Art

Take a tour around the outdoor artworks of MOMA 1 and MOMA 2 featuring works by artists such as Charles Jenks, Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth.

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South Queensferry Virtual Tour

Town of South Queensferry

This time take a guided wander through the 17th century streets of South Queensferry and hear about tales of smugglers, witches and even famous pop stars.

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Robert Burns Virtual Tour

Robert Burns

Join Award Winning Joe and Mike’s Virtual Tours of Scotland on the anniversary of the birth of Scotland’s National poet, Robert Burns.

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Forth Bridges Virtual Tour

The Forth Bridges

Learn about the three bridges spanning the River Forth with a description of the engineering which went into the building of the 19th century Forth Railway Bridge.

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Edinburgh's Southside Virtual Tour

Southside

Joe presents a guided walk through one of the finest open green spaces on the southside of the city mentioning the author of “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie”.

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West Port Grassmarket Virtual Tour

West Port, Grassmarket

Joe gives an insight into the lives of some influential characters both factual and fictional and explains the significance of the 16th century Flodden Wall.

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Grassmarket and Cowgate Virtual Tour

Grassmarket and Cowgate

Become closer to Edinburgh with this tour of the Grassmarket and Cowgate areas and learn about some of the darker events in Edinburgh’s history.

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Craigmillar Castle Virtual Tour

Craigmillar Castle

Explore this ancient 15th century Scots Tower House which is steeped in history including a connection with Mary Queen of Scots, royal conspiracies and murders.

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Stockbridge to Edinburgh Academy Virtual Tour

Stockbridge to Edinburgh Academy

Joe leads you from the Stockbridge Colonies to the historic Edinburgh Academy giving a glimpse into the lifestyle and history of residents past and present.

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Silvermills to Stockbridge Virtual Tour

Silvermills to Stockbridge

This time Mike is guiding the fashionable Stockbridge area of Edinburgh where painters, sculptors, writers and musicians mix with bankers and lawyers.

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Edinburgh University Virtual Tour

Edinburgh University Part 2

Joe leads you through the history of The University and takes a route from the Old Medical School to George Square on this entertaining and informative walk.

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Edinburgh University Virtual Tour

Edinburgh University Part 1

Mike leads you through the University area and mentions Sandy Bell’s Music Pub, the Old Medical School, Teviot House Student’s Union and much more.

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Albany Street to York Street

Albany Street to York Place

This time Joe and Mike guide some of the lesser visited locations and characters during their walk from Albany Street to York Place.

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Rose Street Virtual Street

Rose Street

Join Mike for a short wander down Edinburgh’s Rose Street. Unlock some of the stories from this iconic street with mention of, poets, princes, bars and biscuits.

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Dean Village Virtual Tour

Dean Village: Dean Court to Well Court

Become closer to Edinburgh in the company of guide, Joe. Join this entertaining and informative tour of the beautiful, secluded Dean Village.

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Charlotte Square Virtual Tour

Charlotte Square

This time follow Joe as he leads you around the beautiful Georgian architecture of Charlotte Square mentioning some of the great personalities of Edinburgh’s past.

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