Old Town Tour
I will take you on a fascinating journey through the centuries as we walk the Old Town of Edinburgh, showing you a building as old as 1130 and a tavern first established in 1516! I will also tell you of the darker aspects of life in Edinburgh.
I will take you on a fascinating journey through the centuries as we walk the Old Town of Edinburgh, showing you a building as old as 1130 and a tavern first established in 1516! I will also tell you of the darker aspects of life in Edinburgh from times long passed, including execution sites. Where did they take place? Who were the people who lost their lives there and what were their crimes?
We will visit Greyfriars graveyard, one of the most famous medieval kirkyards in the world. Whatever your taste I can tailor our time there to suit it. The meaning of symbols on gravestones, The Covenanters, body snatchers, and literary inspiration. If you have Harry Potter fans in your group I can show you the resting places of Tom Riddle and many other series characters.
I have a large number of five star reviews in respect of freelance tours I have taken for other companies. Please enquire for further information.
Price on Request
January — December
Covid 19 Facilities
- COVID-19 measures in place
- COVID-19 risk assessment completed
- COVID-19 staff training completed
- Capacity limit
- Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff
- Staff required to regularly wash hands
Tour company information
Edinburgh Tours and History
Hello! My name is Fraser Paterson. I work on a freelance basis as an experienced professional tour guide and writer. I offer private walking tours. Choose whatever you wish from the following areas of Edinburgh in which I have expert knowledge. The world famous Greyfriars cemetery, Old Town, Great Inventors of Edinburgh fame, Edinburgh Castle and even a Ghosts and Horrors tour! Tours are by pre-booking and payment only.
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