on March 22, 2017

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Visit a sporting event. Details can be found on the back pages of the local newspapers, or ask a local when and where the next soccer, rugby or indoor sporting activity is taking place. This will allow you to see the Scots at their most passionate, garrulous and demonstrative. Be sure to wear neutral colours.   Travel by bus. It[…]
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on October 30, 2012

Here are some photographs from the day that Resilient Business Systems decided to take the tour and become the (un)official photographer, drop us a line if you recognise yourself and we will be happy to tag you and give you a loud, large, hello

on October 30, 2012

Our 3:00 pm Tour Oct 6th 2012 Hi, Just a few photos to remind us of a most interesting, informative and fun Rebus Tour. From 7 Canadians in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, we enjoyed every step of the Tour. Thanks to Colin for a great way to see and appreciate Edinburgh. From devoted Ian Rankin fans! Monique Taylor, Lower Coverdale,[…]
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on July 03, 2012

REBUSTOURS HAVE BEEN AWARDED FOUR STARS OUT OF FIVE BY THE QUALITY ASSURANCE TEAM AT VISITSCOTLAND. FIVE STARS ARE ONLY AWARDED TO GLOBALLY SIGNIFICANT ATTRACTIONS, SO REBUSTOURS FEEL VERY PLEASED AT BEING RECOGNISED FOR THEIR EFFORTS. There are now world exclusive readings from Ian Rankin’s latest Rebus book “Standing in Another Man’s Grave” on the Rebus Tours walking talks.  This[…]
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on June 03, 2012

A walking tour around the University district featuring fascinating stories from the lives of some of those scientists who lived and worked in this most beautiful and inspiring of European capital cities; Hutton and geology, Hume and philosophy, Maxwell and electromagnetism and the medical exploits of Conan Doyle, Darwin, Sophia Jex Blake, Elsie Maud Inglis and James Miranda Barry. Stopes,[…]
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on May 03, 2012

Here is a new one-off tour that, because of feedback, has become permanent:- McGONAGALL’S FEAT Renowned Actor, Local Historian and Rebustours guide Mr. Colin Brown will conduct a walking tour from World’s Worst Poet and Tragedian Mr. William McGonagall’s grave in Greyfriars Kirkyard. Mr. Brown will essay readings from several of Mr. McGonagall’s poems and will venture to describe the life and[…]
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on April 03, 2012

REBUSTOURS HAVE BEEN AWARDED FOUR STARS OUT OF FIVE BY THE QUALITY ASSURANCE TEAM AT VISITSCOTLAND. FIVE STARS ARE ONLY AWARDED TO GLOBALLY SIGNIFICANT ATTRACTIONS, SO REBUSTOURS FEEL PLEASED AT BEING REWARDED FOR THEIR EFFORTS. 2012 marked the 25th anniversary of the writing of the first Rebus novel Knots and Crosses. The latest novel STANDING IN ANOTHER MAN’S GRAVE was[…]
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on February 03, 2011

Please be aware that the Secret Edinburgh tour which used to take place between 3 and 5p.m. every Saturday, is now only available to groups of 10 or more people and will be conducted at a date and time of their convenience. The other 12 – 2p.m. Hidden Edinburgh tour is still available, as advertised. Thank you. Colin Brown, Rebustours.

on June 03, 2010

REBUSTOURS HAVE BEEN AWARDED FOUR STARS OUT OF FIVE BY THE QUALITY ASSURANCE TEAM AT VISITSCOTLAND. FIVE STARS ARE ONLY EVER AWARDED TO GLOBALLY SIGNIFICANT ATTRACTIONS, SO REBUSTOURS FEEL VERY PLEASED AT BEING RECOGNISED FOR THEIR EFFORTS. As part of the Rebus Tours 10th Anniversary Celebrations, Colin Brown conducted a Special Charity Tour in June 2010. This special one-off tour finished[…]
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