Private Old Town Orientation Tour

This Private Tour is a great way to get an overview of the city's history. Do this tour at the beginning of your holiday to get the most value out of it. We'll give you tips for things to do & places to eat and drink.

We walk through the medieval Old Town, giving you a comprehensive overview of Edinburgh's most famous landmarks, but also the city's most intriguing hidden characters, streets and alleyways. On this tour, you'll learn more about Edinburgh's history than the average local knows.

This tour is great for all kinds of group sizes and ages. If you have any specific interests, such as Harry Potter, History or Outlander, let us know and we'll happily tailor the tour to you!

Price on Request

Departure days

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

January — December

Contact details

Local Eyes Tours

Local Eyes Walking Tours
St Columba's By The Castle, 14 Johnston Terrace

Tour information


  • Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh - City Centre


½ Day


  • Walking


  • Bespoke
  • Private


  • English


  • History

Tour Stops

Local Eyes Tours

Tour company information

Local Eyes Tours

Local Eyes Tours offers unique walking tours in Edinburgh. Whether you're looking to book a bespoke private tour or join an intimate small group tour, we have you covered. Our guides are all local experts with a passion for Edinburgh. Explore the historic Old Town on our History Lovers Old Town walking tour. Or, if you're looking to escape the tourist trail, let us guide you through Dean Village; Edinburgh's hidden gem. We also guide groups up Arthur's Seat - Edinburgh's biggest and most majestic peak. See Edinburgh with Local Eyes!

Opening times

During Tourism season, we're open 7 days a week between 9am-7pm.

Our tours can be booked on our website directly.

For information about our tours, please email or call us directly.

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