Historic Edinburgh walking tour
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Attractions & guided tours

Historic Edinburgh walking tour

Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 24 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Admire the incredible architecture that has made Edinburgh a World Heritage Site
  • Step back in time as you explore the world-famous Edinburgh Castle
  • Hop on board a spooky ghost bus tour and explore the darkest corners of the city
  • Tuck into a delicious meal at one of the capital's most iconic restaurants
What to expect

Settled on seven volcanic hills, Edinburgh is a world heritage site known for its gothic architecture and rich culture. Discover the beauty of Scotland's capital as you explore the top tourist attractions with the help of your expert guide.

You'll kick off your day on the Royal Mile which starts and ends with two of the volcanic hills.at Arthur's Seat and Edinburgh Castle. You'll have the chance to explore the castle and even visit the remains of the ancient underground city. Stroll through the Old and New Town, seeing the incredible Victorian buildings that have gained Edinburgh a status as a World Heritage Site.

The capital has a great university and literary tradition with writers like Sir Walter Scott, Arthur Conan Doyle and the famed poet, Robert Burns, among those to grace the city. You'll admire the exterior of Holyrood Palace, discover two emblematic cathedrals and explore the gloomy Greyfriars Cemetery before tucking into lunch at the tavern where the character of Harry Potter was born.

Then, you'll take in the views of the city from Calton Hill and see the city from a whole new perspective before descending into the darkest corners of Edinburgh as you travel in the chilling ghost bus. This ghost bus ride will put a mysterious twist on the capital's history! You'll end your day with a fantastic friendship dinner in one of Edinburgh's most iconic restaurants which promises to be the perfect way to wrap up your day.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Guided tour
    • Admission to Edinburgh Castle
    • Admission to the Underground City
    • Tickets to Edinburgh Ghost Bus Tour
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Where

    West Register House, 17 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DF

    Meeting point:

    Please meet your guide at West Register House at 9.00am.

    What to remember
    • Please bring your passport or a form of ID
    • This tour is not recommended for children under 5 years old. If you are under 18 years old, you must be accompanied by an adult
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    When
    • Please check the calendar for this tour's availability
    • This tour departs at 9.00am
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    Provider
    ScotlandTrips International
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 90% refund if you cancel up to 60 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 31 days before, you can still receive a 20% refund.

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