Hetty on tour!

© Daniel Rannoch Photography

Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Private Edinburgh Walking Tours

Make the most of your time in the vibrant and historic city of Edinburgh with a private tour that's tailor-made to your interests and led by an independent, local guide.

From an introduction to the city to a more in-depth look at its history, a private walking tour is one of the best ways to get up-close-and-personal with Edinburgh and what it has to offer.

With its diverse architecture, rich cultural heritage, fantastic foodie experiences, stunning views, and dramatic landscape Edinburgh has plenty to offer. Take a tour of the atmospheric Old Town, the elegant Georgian New Town or, for those who wish to explore beyond the city centre, Edinburgh has a number of quieter local neighbourhoods each with their own history and heritage.

Every tour is unique as it will be tailored to suit your party's needs. This can be from something as simple as organising a route which avoids steep flights of steps or includes cake at a local cafe, to arranging a visit to a distillery or taking in an art exhibition! Additionally, all tours are personally guided by me (a qualified local historian) and are created to provide you with a mix of Edinburgh's iconic highlights as well as its hidden corners and less well-known spots.

My home for over 30 years I think Edinburgh is amazing. I do tours because I love this city, and I want you to love it too! Previous guests have said:

"Hetty's love and passion for her city was a highlight of the tour, you could see that her tours aren't 'just a job' but a genuine love of sharing her knowledge and passion with others."

"I highly recommend a private tour not only for the sheer pleasure of hearing Hetty talk about Edinburgh, but because it gave us a great sense of how to navigate the city for the next several days. Five stars!"

Bookings are confirmed with a 50% deposit and you can enjoy a 20% discount if you book over 2 months in advance.

Price on Request

Departure days

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

January — December

Contact details

Hetty's History Walks: Edinburgh Uncovered


Tour information




  • Walking


  • Bespoke
  • Private


  • English


  • Architecture
  • City
  • Food and drink
  • History
  • Walking

Early payment discount

From 08 Apr 2024 30 Nov 2024

Get 20% off when you book more than 2 months in advance!

Hetty's History Walks: Edinburgh Uncovered

Tour company information

Hetty's History Walks: Edinburgh Uncovered

Hi I'm Hetty! An Edinburgh resident for over 30 years I am fascinated by people, buildings and landscapes. With a first class degree in Social and Architectural History I enjoy showing people around this beautiful city I call home and sharing its rich cultural heritage. I love this city, I want you to love it too!

Opening times

Open 7 days a week with private and scheduled walking tours running throughout the year.

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