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The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour
The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour
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£14.00
The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour
190+ bought
Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Britannia Tour
Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Britannia Tour
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£10.00
Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Britannia Tour
130+ bought
Terror Walking Tour in Edinburgh
Terror Walking Tour in Edinburgh
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£18.00
Terror Walking Tour in Edinburgh
20+ bought
Adult or Child Ticket for Classic London Hop-on, Hop-off Tour from Big Bus Tours ​(Up to25% Off
Big Bus Child Ticket: £21.75, Adult Ticket: £29.25
12 Locations
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£29.00 from£21.75
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One (1) child ticket for Big Bus classic London tour
Extreme Paranormal Underground Ghost Tour in Edinburgh
Extreme Paranormal Underground Ghost Tour in Edinburgh
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£18.25
Extreme Paranormal Underground Ghost Tour in Edinburgh
60+ bought
Loch Ness and the Highland Experience Bus Tour
Loch Ness and the Highland Experience Bus Tour
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£45.00
Loch Ness and the Highland Experience Bus Tour
10+ bought
Edinburgh's Dean Village History and Architecture: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
Edinburgh's Dean Village History and Architecture: A Self-Guided Au...
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£8.87
Edinburgh’s Dean Village History and Architecture: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
Choice of 60-Minute Segway Experience for Two with Segway Events, 14 Locations (Up to 60% Off)
Segway Experience
14 Locations 10.2 km
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36 Ratings
£50.00 from£19.99
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Segway thrill experience for two; valid Monday - Friday
Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh
Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh
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£14.00
Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh
40+ bought
Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh Old Town
Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh Old Town
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£10.20
Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh Old Town
Witches of Edinburgh Tour for Two or Four with Thistle Knights Tours
Witches of Edinburgh Tour
Outside the museum of Scotland on Chambers street near the zebra crossing, Edinburgh 0.4 km
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£24.00 from£6.00
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Witches of Edinburgh tour for two
Guided Walking Tour of Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh
Guided Walking Tour of Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh
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£14.00
Guided Walking Tour of Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh
1 bought
Harry Potter's Edinburgh Self-guided Audio Walking Tour
Harry Potter's Edinburgh Self-guided Audio Walking Tour
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£4.43
Harry Potter’s Edinburgh Self-guided Audio Walking Tour
1 bought
Edinburgh Royal Mile (New Self Guided Tour)
Edinburgh Royal Mile (New Self Guided Tour)
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£6.31
Edinburgh Royal Mile (New Self Guided Tour)
Edinburgh Audio Tour: Discover its History and Secrets
Edinburgh Audio Tour: Discover its History and Secrets
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£6.99
Edinburgh Audio Tour: Discover its History and Secrets
Writers and Poets virtual tour of Scotland
Writers and Poets virtual tour of Scotland
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£5.00
Writers and Poets virtual tour of Scotland
Edinburgh Self Guide
Edinburgh Self Guide
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£9.99
Edinburgh Self Guide
Small-Group 90-minute Tour in Greyfriars Kirkyard
Small-Group 90-minute Tour in Greyfriars Kirkyard
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£15.00
Small-Group 90-minute Tour in Greyfriars Kirkyard
1 bought
Small-Group Historic Coffee Tour in Edinburgh
Small-Group Historic Coffee Tour in Edinburgh
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£15.00
Small-Group Historic Coffee Tour in Edinburgh
Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour in Royal Mile
Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour in Royal Mile
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£6.80
Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour in Royal Mile
Edinburgh - Old Town Stories
Edinburgh - Old Town Stories
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£13.00
Edinburgh - Old Town Stories
Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh
Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh
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£15.19
Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh
Small-Group Sinister Old Town Walking Tour of Edinburgh
Small-Group Sinister Old Town Walking Tour of Edinburgh
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£14.00
Small-Group Sinister Old Town Walking Tour of Edinburgh
Private Edinburgh Ghost Tour: The Bloody Past Exploration Game
Private Edinburgh Ghost Tour: The Bloody Past Exploration Game
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£6.55
Private Edinburgh Ghost Tour: The Bloody Past Exploration Game
1 bought
Old Town Historical and Underground Tour
Old Town Historical and Underground Tour
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£14.06
Old Town Historical and Underground Tour
20+ bought
Guided 90-Minute Photography and sightseeing Tour in Edinburgh
Guided 90-Minute Photography and sightseeing Tour in Edinburgh
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£19.75
Guided 90-Minute Photography and sightseeing Tour in Edinburgh
Darkside Horror Walking Audio Tour in Edinburgh
Darkside Horror Walking Audio Tour in Edinburgh
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£8.74
Darkside Horror Walking Audio Tour in Edinburgh

Sightseeing and tours in Edinburgh: things to know before you go

From the greatest hidden gems to the best things to do with kids and teenagers, we answer all the most popular questions being asked about sightseeing and tours in Edinburgh.

What are the best things to see in Edinburgh?

From national museums to ancient monuments and amazing architectural sites, here are a few great places to drop in at for sightseeing and tours in Edinburgh.

  • Edinburgh Castle. Once a military fortress, a royal residence and a prison of war, the 12th-century fortress and palace boasts some amazing views of the city.
  • National Museum of Scotland. Get some fascinating insights into the history of Scotland and discover diverse collections of science and technology, fine art and fashion.
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse. At the end of the Royal Mile, the Queen’s official Scottish residence, built in the 16th century, is open throughout the year.

What's the best way to explore Edinburgh?

There are several different ways to savour the sights and sounds of the city. If you're feeling energetic, take a sightseeing route around Edinburgh on foot, or board your choice of transport for a more relaxed experience.

  • On foot. Visit some of the most notable landmarks in Edinburgh by taking a Mystery Landmark Hunt challenge to discover a treasure hidden at an iconic local watering hole.
  • By bus. For a relaxed way to see the sights of Edinburgh, take a City Sightseeing hop-on, hop-off bus tour, with 14 stops and on-board audio commentary to fill in the details.
  • By boat. Take a trip on the Forth Belle with Forth Boat Tours and enjoy a tour of the three bridges with views of the Edinburgh skyline, local islands and nature.
  • By helicopter. For the ultimate in city sightseeing tours around Edinburgh, take a 25-mile helicopter ride with Adventure 001 for a bird's eye view of the city's legendary landmarks.

What is there to do in Edinburgh for teenagers?

Keeping older children interested on a family day out can often be a challenge, but there is plenty to entertain everyone here. Check out the range of spooky ghost walks and underground tours, for great experiences that will keep them engaged and hold their attention throughout.

  • Take an Auld Reekie haunted vaults tour to explore Edinburgh's twisting streets and underground hideaways.
  • Embark on a chilling boat ride into the depths of the Edinburgh Dungeon, for a journey into Scotland's most horrible history.
  • Play it safe if they’re squeamish with a trip to the city’s many museums and galleries.

Where can I take my younger kids in Edinburgh?

Whether they love history, adventure and exploring, or science, nature and technology, In Edinburgh there are plenty of sights, experiences and kids’ activities near you to keep little ones curious and happy.

  • Take a ride with Edinburgh Bus Tours to see famous landmarks such as the Royal Yacht Britannia, Palace of Holyroodhouse and Edinburgh Castle.
  • Enjoy a guided visit through Edinburgh Castle with Little Fish Tours, where you’ll be able to uncover the history of the monarchs that previously called this grand old place home.
  • Little ones and big kids too will love the visual trickery, hands-on exhibits and clever Victorian technology at Camera Obscura and the World of Illusions.