Charlotte in 18th Century costume on Victoria Street

© Walk The Old Town

Victoria Street Edinburgh

Magical Edinburgh

Our award winning 1hr Historical Walking tour in through Edinburgh's Old Town.

Embark on an enchanting journey with our captivating tour, a beloved choice for families seeking a delightful adventure. Delve into the mystical history of Edinburgh, where visitors of all ages can immerse themselves in the allure of the city's magical past. Explore the renowned legacy of Scottish witches, delving into the origins of Edinburgh's pivotal role in the nationwide witch trials of the 17th century.

Join us as we unravel the stories of real-life wizards and witches, traverse the streets that inspired JK Rowling, and marvel at the mesmerizing gothic architecture that transports you to a realm of magic and wonder. With your guide donned in historical costume, you might momentarily believe you've traversed through time.

Engage in the heroic narratives of courageous lassies who defied death, venture into the most haunted locale on earth, and "encounter" the lamentable poet deemed the worst in the English language. A captivating tapestry of experiences awaits you when you choose to embark on this extraordinary journey with us.

From £18 per adult

Departure days

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

March — December

Contact details

Walk The Old Town

High Street
City of Edinburgh

Key facilities

  • Level Access
  • Pets Welcome

Tour information


  • Edinburgh - City Centre




  • Walking


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


  • English


  • History

Tour prices

From £18 Per Adult £15 Per Child £15 Concession

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Walk The Old Town

Tour company information

Walk The Old Town

1 Hour Historical walking tours of Edinburgh's Old Town. We offer a uniquely different take on the usual walking tour. Our splendidly attired guides offers a visual feast amidst the spectacular backdrop of Britain's most picturesque city. Our guides will transport you to Scotland's golden age and regale the visitor with engaging stories of Edinburgh. We have just won an award in Excellence in Service in Scotland given by Travel and Hospitality awards of which we are very proud so you can be assured you get the best value for money.

Opening times

Wednesdays to Sundays: 10am until 4pm.

We run 4 walking tours a day and these starts at the following times:
10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm

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