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Small group Edinburgh walking tours

An insightful and engaging collection of guided walking tours that uncover 900 years of Edinburgh's social and urban history.

Designed for people who want more from an Edinburgh history tour than stories of ghosts and Greyfriar's Bobby.

Tours are taken in super-small groups of maximum 8 people and are researched, developed and led by me, Hetty, an independent, local guide. Running regularly throughout the year you can choose from:

  • 900 Years in 90 Minutes - discover how the city grew from its tiny medieval beginnings into the vibrant cultural capital it is today.

  • Contrasts of Calton Hill - from medieval tournaments to time-balls, uncover the story of one of Edinburgh's most iconic landmarks.

  • Industrial Abbeyhill - discover how one local neighbourhood was transformed from fields to factories with the coming of the railways.

Previous guests have described my tours as insightful, informative, engaging, entertaining, relaxed and friendly.

From £18 per adult

Departure days

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

April — October

Contact details

Hetty's History Walks: Edinburgh Uncovered


Tour information




  • Walking


  • Small Group (1-16)


  • English


  • Architecture
  • City
  • History
  • Walking

Tour prices

From £18 Per Adult

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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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