Edinburgh Walking Tours


Edinburgh is a city steeped in history, from its medieval Old Town to the Georgian New Town, and our walking tours are designed to showcase the best of what the city has to offer. Whether you’re interested in architecture, history or folklore, we have a walking tour for you. And if you’re looking for something more tailored to your interests, we offer private tours that can be customized to fit your schedule and preferences.


Daily, 10:00 and 13:00

Daily, 15:00 and 18:00

Daily, 10:00 and 13:00


If you see something you like but it doesn’t fit your schedule, or if you’re travelling with a larger group than our booking system accommodates, contact us! We can help. All our public tours are delivered in English, but we offer private tours in Spanish, German and Portuguese.


Our guides are locals who have called Edinburgh home for many years, and have insider knowledge of the best places to eat, drink, and shop. They’ll provide you with expertly researched knowledge, as well as recommendations for things to do and see after your walking tour, ensuring that your Edinburgh experience is unforgettable.

See what our visitors say about us

  • star rating  Fantastic depth of knowledge, both in new facts and dispelling old myths. Lots of energy and interactive tour guide made for an excellent experience.

    3rd May 2023
  • star rating  A great tour in an amazing city! - Such an excellent tour of such a majestically gorgeous and historic space! David was our tour guide and I can't say enough about how entertaining, witty, and knowledgeable he was.... read more

    29th April 2023
  • star rating  An in-depth historical perspective - Have you ever wondered the history aspect of the individuals that once walked the same path you’re currently walking in Edinburgh? Who they were? Their jobs, families, learn facts about... read more

    25th April 2023
  • star rating  definitely recommend! - We did the tour with the lovely Lydia. We were a group of only five, so it was even more special. Lydia is a great storyteller and was able to... read more

    23rd April 2023
  • star rating  Great couple of hours! - Lydia was a super lovely host, really down to earth but professional. Full of knowledge, facts and humour. We had a great time!

    22nd April 2023
  • star rating  Great way to spend a couple of hours in Edinburgh  - Interesting tour about the dark history of Edinburgh. Sarah, our guide, was engaging and funny and happy to provide extra information when asked. She was very knowledgeable.
    It was cold,... read more

    22nd April 2023
  • star rating  Edinburgh was my birthplace and I think I do know a lot about it, however our marvellous guide Iona Lee provided us with so much more insight into the stories... read more

    20th April 2023
  • star rating  Edinburgh castle - Lydia was a terrific guide. Her knowledge of the history of the city and the castle was encyclopaedic and she delivered it with a lot of amusing anecdotes. I’d be... read more

    18th April 2023
  • star rating  Our tour guide today, Iona was incredibly captivating and informative. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with her, she was very kind and even offered her umbrella to people we were... read more

    14th April 2023
  • star rating  Very engaging Dark History tour! - My 12 year old daughter and I loved this tour. We had chosen it carefully as we didn’t want a ghost tour, and this exceeded our expectations! Our guide Iona... read more

    14th April 2023


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