This 2.5-hour* tour covers:
...and much more!
In the narrow streets of Edinburgh you were as likely to meet a murderer as a man of genius. Body-snatchers, witch hunters, firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. Guides will take you down narrow alleyways, tell you the stories behind the history, and show you views which will define your trip to Scotland’s capital!
This 2.5-hour walking tour covers all the main sights of the Old Town. The independent guides who employ us to market their tours conduct the FREE Tour on a tips-only basis, thereby guaranteeing that you receive a tour of the highest quality. They have a unique style of combining history with pure showmanship and this has made us one of the most popular walking tour companies in all of Europe.
**SPECIAL INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY FREE TOUR: MARCH 6, 8 & 10 AT 3PM**
Our special International Women’s Day Tour celebrates the female heroes that have shaped our history! Listen to the tragic life of Mary, Queen of the Scots, who died a heroic victim, be impressed with the struggle and determination of the Scottish suffrages, and follow the footsteps of J.K. Rowling; one of the greatest female writers of our time.
From queens to suffrages to writers, there is no doubt that women have transformed Scotland into the country it is today. Join us as we explore some of the memorials, locations and statues around Edinburgh that commemorate these great women.
On this special International Women's Day Free Tour we cover:
*Average tour length. The Edinburgh Free Tour usually ends by the National Museum of Scotland, by the Greyfriars Kirkyard or by the Writers Museum. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
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