Edinburgh: Heart Of Old Town Private Walking Tour

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Beauty, mystery and history on this private Edinburgh Old Town tour. Discover the ancient cobblestone streets, majestic landmarks and hidden stories that bring this magnificent city to life.


  • St Giles Cathedral
  • Grassmarket
  • Greyfriars Cemetery


Step back in time and unravel the tapestry of history on an exclusive journey through Edinburgh's captivating Old Town. As you traverse the cobblestone streets, the echoes of centuries past whisper tales of splendor, turmoil, and intrigue. Your private guide will make sure you have a wonderful, fun time. St Giles Cathedral: Begin your exploration at the iconic St Giles Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture that has stood as a beacon of spiritual significance since the 14th century. Marvel at its stunning stained glass windows, intricate carvings, and the famed Thistle Chapel, where the Order of the Thistle convenes in splendor. Greyfriars Cemetery: Enter Greyfriars Cemetery, where the shadows of the past intertwine with the present. Wander amongst weathered tombstones and learn about the infamous Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal dog whose heartwarming tale has become legend. Hear haunting stories of paranormal encounters and the city's darker history amidst the serenity of this historical resting place. As we venture deep into the city more enchanting tales shall be revealed. You traverse the Royal Mile, absorb the rich tapestry of history woven into every nook and cranny. Hear captivating tales of the Scottish Enlightenment, the fierce battles of independence, and the literary figures that once roamed these streets. From the birthplace of Harry Potter's world to the intellectual salons frequented by renowned philosophers, writers, and scientists, every step unearths another layer of Edinburgh's fascinating narrative. Embark on this private tour and unlock the secrets and splendors of Edinburgh's Old Town, where history comes alive with every step.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Private, professional guide Stop for food/drinks per request Picture taking of guests per request

Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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