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Old Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

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Edinburgh's Old Town has a long and eventful past. Explore the area within the Old City Walls. Hear stories of our city's character, some real and some fictional. Walk Through the Closes and discover many hidden gems with a sprinkle of Harry Potter and Outlander too.

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Pass By: Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1, UK

Part of the Royal Mile

Pass By: The Vennel Viewpoint Edinburgh Castle, 11 1 Vennel, Edinburgh EH1 2HU Scotland

Great view of Edinburgh Castle from the old City Wall.

Pass By: Riddle's Court, Riddles Court, 322 Lawnmarket Patrick Geddes Centre, Edinburgh EH1 2PG Scotland

A Royal Mile Hidden Gem

Pass By: Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PA Scotland

Lady Stair's House

Pass By: Gladstone's Land, 477B Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NT Scotland

Starting point and one of Edinburgh's oldest buildings.

Pass By: Greyfriars Kirk, 1 Greyfriars Place Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland

Hear about the history of the Kirk, the Burial Ground, the Dog and Harry Potter.

Pass By: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland

Once the site of markets, executions and is still at the heart of the Old Town

Pass By: Mercat Cross, Parliament Square, Edinburgh Scotland

Hear about what went on here

Pass By: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

Viewed from the outside

Pass By: John Knox House Museum, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR Scotland

Viewed from the outside

Pass By: Edinburgh City Chambers, 45-329 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PN Scotland

What lies beneath the city chambers?

Pass By: The World's End, 2-8 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TB, UK

How did it get it's name?

Pass By: Tweeddale Court 14 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TE Scotland

History and Outlander

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • The guides do have masks available and hand sanitiser. Please do not be offended when the guide does not shake hands and stands well back. This is for your safety.
  • Guided Walking Tour

  • Gratuities

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1, UK

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Edinburgh Tour Guides in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.