About our Old Town, History & Tales Tour
This walking tour is the perfect way to start your trip & an excellent basis for our other tours. Offering you an excellent overview of the city so you can have the complete Edinburgh experience!
Covering everything from history to religion & folklore, this walking tour is our original tour of Edinburgh’s medieval Old Town. Our talented and entertaining guides will walk you through the streets and alleys of Auld Reekie (Edinburgh) while enthralling you with its history, folklore and tales!
We are very proud of the high quality of all of our tours and the Old Town Tour is no exception. Don’t take our word for it however, check out our near flawless TripAdvisor reviews.
WHAT YOU’LL SEE
Each of our guides brings their own unique style and interests to their tours. We have allowed our guides the most freedom on our Old Town Tour. Because of this each tour covers slightly different topics. We believe that giving our knowledgeable guides this freedom increases their ability to offer the best tour possible. These topics may include, but are not limited to;
The Mercat Cross, St Giles Cathedral*, David Hume and the Scottish enlightenment, The National Museum*, Greyfriars Bobby, Some Harry Potter inspirations, The Grassmarket, Edinburgh Castle* and cultural information including food and drink and Scottish customs.
*From the outside
Missed out on something? As mentioned before, all our guides cover different topics and they may not cover all that is mentioned above. If something you would like to learn about is missed, be sure to ask your knowledgeable guide about it.
Our guides are among the best in the industry. Although not compulsory, gratuities are very welcome at the tours end. This ensures the highest possible quality tour.