Edinburgh: The People's Story - Private Walking Tour

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From volcanoes, to markets and festivals to executions - Edinburgh has seen it all. What better way to explore this iconic city than through the tales and experiences of those who have lived here through the ages.

Immerse yourself in Edinburgh’s past, present and future on this 1.5 hour walking tour. Your dedicated local guide will bring to life the stories of famous and lesser known people of Edinburgh’s past and present, their experiences and how key events have shaped the city into the vibrant and lively place you see today.

From warriors to candlemakers, kings to clergy, the city of Edinburgh has long been home to an eclectic range of individuals, varying in their status, wealth and position in society. Edinburgh: The People’s Story will guide you through the stories of a diverse range of people.

Discover Edinburgh through stories, sites and sounds with your local, expert guide!

About This Deal

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Stop At: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland

Discover Edinburgh through the tales of those who have lived, worked and played in this very city! From kings and queens, to suffragettes and even bears! Your local guide will bring this city to life through stories of those who know it best; it's people.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland

Discover the historic Edinburgh Castle! From volcanoes to ice caps its seen it all. Hear tales of the iconic people who have lived and worked in Scotland's most iconic castle.

Stop At: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland

Explore Edinburgh's grassmarket - the former hub of trade and commerce, as well as hangings!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Greyfriars Bobby, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE Scotland

Explore the life of Edinburgh's renowned candlemakers

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mercat Cross, Parliament Square, Edinburgh Scotland

The former hub of annoucements, markets and more - the mercat cross has more than meets the eye. Do you know the story of the unicorn?

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Princes Street Gardens, 54 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4BA Scotland

From bandstands to Polish military bears - there's plenty to be discovered in the Prices Street Gardens

Duration: 15 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Wrap up for the weather - it's unpredictable!
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • A great experience for all!

Departure Point
The Scotch Whisky Experience, The Royal Mile, 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
Just let us know where you're staying and your guide can meet you at your hotel!

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/17/2021 - 7/12/2023
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Princes Street Gardens, Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2HG, UK

Voucher Info
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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.