Edinburgh: The People's Story

Walking Tours in Scotland

Available to 19 January 2025
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Want to be shown around the amazing city of Edinburgh by someone who knows what they’re talking about?

Look no further: Walking Tours in Scotland are happy to provide you with a charming and knowledgeable local guide.

Unequivocally Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an unforgettable city. Its magnificent buildings are unmistakable, and within you’ll find fascinating history, unique culture and so much more.

Built near a volcano, the city has seen its fair share of disaster - look no further than all the infamous criminals and killers who have caused chaos in these cobbled streets.

Perhaps you’ve heard of Burke and Hare, the grisly killers who sold the bodies they “acquired” to a local doctor?

Yet this great city has also seen plenty of triumph. Just look at the legendary celebrations that are held here every year, like the Fringe Festival and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

To discover all this city has to offer on your own would be nearly impossible, which is why your guide will be invaluable.

For one and a half hours, they’ll tell you all about the stories and characters that built this city, taking you through the iconic old town.

The people of Edinburgh

Your guide will be  well qualified to tell you all about the amazing locals.

The folks you’ll be introduced to came from many different walks of life - from kings and warriors to humble workers, you’ll hear about all sorts of fascinating characters, both world-famous and little known alike.

Even born and bred Scots are sure to learn a thing or two!

We promise that once you’ve finished your tour and learned all about the past behind this vibrant and modern city, you’ll somehow love it even more.


The price of the tour is £12pp. All ages are welcome and kids go free. The duration of the tour is 1.5 hours. The tour begins at 10am every Saturday. The meeting point will be outside The Scottish Whisky Experience. Please note that the first booking always needs to be two people and after that, we open it for one person bookings. Please keep an eye on the website the evening before/the morning of the tour to see if you can book for one person after we have a two person booking. 

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