Edinburgh skyline

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Edinburgh City Tour

Discover our iconic capital, Edinburgh, on a tailor-made walking tour. Explore the historic Old and New Towns or further afield. Whether your first or 21st visit, be delighted by tales and hidden gems of this amazing city - there's even an elephant!

Your tour is completely tailor-made to you, your preferences and interests, the time you have available – and yes, even your walking speed!

As an idea of what Edinburgh has to offer, here are some initial possibilities:

  • Explore the Old Town with its hidden nooks and crannies and tales of traders, poets and princes.
  • Discover what life was like in medieval times as the population boomed and both wealth and poverty flourished.
  • Meet the colourful characters from the past who formed the Scotland of today.
  • Be astonished with anecdotes of witches, wizards – and elephants!
  • Visit iconic sites and spots such as Edinburgh CastleSt Giles Cathedral, the GrassmarketGreyfriars Kirkyard and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
  • Stroll through the 250 year old “New Town” with intriguing insights into its Lords and luminaries.
  • Delve further into specialist topics such as the Jacobites, the Monarchy, the Scottish Reformation or the Scottish Enlightenment – or discover the darker underbelly of Scotland’s links with the Slave Trade.
  • Take a hike to Edinburgh’s heights – as the city “built on seven hills”, get your heart pumping as you learn about its development from volcanoes to “Athens of the North”. Arthur’s Seat, Salisbury Crags and Calton Hill are only the starting point!
  • Explore further afield with fascinating insights into the historic yet innovative old port of Leith.
  • Enjoy some peace away from the hubbub with a visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens or the pretty Dean Village before ending the day in one of upmarket Stockbridge’s restaurants or bars.
  • Whet your appetite with Scottish delicacies in some of Edinburgh’s best-loved yet lesser-known cafes and pubs.
  • Expand your culinary horizons on one of our unique food and drink tours, meeting the producers and exploring the history and culture behind Scotland’s extraordinary natural larder.


Depending on your preferences, your tour may last half a day or more – we will discuss this at the time of booking.

Whether it is a first-time introduction and orientation to our beloved city, or an in depth exploration, we can promise that you will want to come back time and time again to discover more and more…

It’s like we always say: the possibilities are infinite!

From £35 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

January — December

Contact details

Infinite Scotland

33/6 Montague Street

Tour information


  • Edinburgh


½ Day


  • Walking


  • Bespoke
  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • English


  • Architecture
  • Food and drink
  • History

Covid 19 Facilities

  • Advance booking essential
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Capacity limit
  • Face mask essential (not provided)

Tour prices

From £35 Per Adult

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour Stops

Infinite Scotland

Tour company information

Infinite Scotland

Private tours of Scotland for solo travellers and small groups of families and friends, tailor made especially for you. We specialise in finding the hidden gems and incorporating hands-on experiences of the outdoors or food & drink that truly allow you to live, breathe, explore and fall in love with Scotland. From a half day introduction to our delicious food & drink on a culinary walking tour, to a longer road-trip to delve behind the scenes of our breathtaking landscapes, incredible history, fascinating characters and world-class produce. Discover your very own infinite Scotland!

Opening times

08:00-18:00, 7 days per week

09:00-18:00, Monday to Friday
Plus emergency contact at weekends

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