Edinburgh's Old Town

Free Edinburgh Tour

Can you imagine a tour that spans the past and present? A tour to help you to discover the history of the city, and also provide you with the best insider tips for making the most of your time here?

Follow us into the cobblestone streets of the Old Town, as we explore the Royal Mile and its hidden labyrinth of alleyways!

See the Mercat Cross, a meeting point for merchants and minstrels, and discover how thieves were punished there. Admire St Giles’ Cathedral, and learn about the controversy and power struggles that came with the Church Reformation. Meet the most famous philosopher of the Enlightenment period, and find out which of your favourite books were written by Scottish authors. Take in spectacular views of Edinburgh Castle and wander down the iconic Victoria Street – or is it Diagon Alley? Hear about the grisly executions that took place in the Grassmarket. See the city’s most famous cemetery, Greyfriars Kirkyard, and discover the story of Greyfriars Bobby, the city’s most beloved dog.

As a UNESCO World Heritage site, visiting the Old Town is like taking a walk through history, in this beautiful city, one of the most unique places you’ll ever visit. It’s a journey through time, in a place where the buildings seem to be alive with stories. We know these stories, so let us share them with you!

From £0 per adult

Departure days

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

January — December

Contact details

Orange Tours Edinburgh

367 High Street

Tour information


  • Edinburgh




  • Walking


  • Bespoke
  • Large Group (31+)
  • Medium Group (17-30)
  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • English
  • Spanish


  • City
  • Family
  • History
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Walking

Tour prices


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Tour company information

Orange Tours Edinburgh

Orange Tours Edinburgh is a fresh tour operator based in the Scottish capital which organises walking tours around the city centre of Edinburgh. Explore Edinburgh on one of our walking tours! The Free Edinburgh Tour, Free Ghost Tour, Free Harry Potter Tour, and Edinburgh Castle Tour, all available in English and Spanish! And join us to explore Edinburgh's nightlife on The Orange Pub Crawl, every night from Biddy Mulligans Pub in Grassmarket!

Opening times

Free Edinburgh Tour 11am-1pm

Food Tour 12.30pm-4pm

Castle Tour 12.30pm-2pm (Sat & Sun only)

Free Harry Potter Tour 1.30pm-3pm

Free Ghost Tour 6pm-7.30pm

Pub Crawl 8pm-12.30am

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