Charlotte in 18th Century Costume

© Walk The Old Town

Lady Stairs House, Lady Stair's close, Edinburgh

Old Town Walking Tour

A 1hr history tour of Edinburgh's Old Town showcasing world famous local landmarks.

This is our most popular tour, we walk you through Edinburgh's cobbled streets where we will see some of Scotland's most iconic landmarks such as St Giles Cathedral, West Parliament Square, Lady Stairs close, the writers museum, the Lawnmarket, Johnston Terrace, Victoria Street, The Grassmarket, Candlemaker Row, Greyfriar's Kirkyard. Greyfriar's Bobby and The Elephant House.

Your costumed guide will share with you the stories that makes up the incredibly colourful History of Scotland's capital. We talk about heroes and villains, witches and pirates, wizards and damsels in distress, Kings and Queens and famous dogs. There's something for everyone and we can't wait to meet you.

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
  • Edinburgh - City Centre




  • Walking


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


  • History

Tour prices

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

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour Stops

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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