Join us for a free, fun, family-friendly guided walk filled with fascinating and moving historical and contemporary stories through Edinburgh’s Old Town.
Are you ready to Ramble! Take a stroll with Phil for an off-the-cuff on the hoof walking tour.
Come and join us for the original free walking tour, packed with the rich historical sites and tales of the many colourful characters around the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town.
Raymond will lead you on a comedy walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town.
A guided walking tour visiting the sites and haunts of Edinburgh’s literary legends; Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, JK Rowling and …
A hilarious history tour through the seriously skanky past lurking behind the “posh” New Town façade.
Get off the tourist trail and explore Edinburgh’s music scene with irreverent stories of the performers who have stayed, played and made music in Scotland’s capital city.
Sunshine on Leith.
With over 1,000 five-star sell-out Fringe shows in Edinburgh and around the globe under our kilts, come join Roo and her Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Party as she returns for …
In 1825 Darwin arrived to study Medicine.
The story of street performing at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
If you fancy a laugh and a walk before the crowds gather, expect post-breakfast mirth and fascinating “facts” from a show previously described by audience members as: ‘an absolute …
I’d been enjoying the Edinburgh Fringe for about two weeks, and had occasionally spotted these large groups wearing headphones being led around the city by a very colourful chara…
This is an experience with a difference: find calm, peace and grounding in a unique mix of mindfulness, adventure and ecotherapy, connect with nature on Edinburgh’s vulcano, Arthur…
From the makers of the sell-out success Sherlock’s Secret Challenge comes a new game that allows you to become a pirate for a day.
Researched and designed by best-selling historical author and multi award-winning novelist, J A Henderson, our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest hist…
Famous for a reason… Old Town graveyards and underground. Experience them on our unstoppable scare-fest through Edinburgh’s most horrifying secrets. Are you brave enough?
The most popular treasure hunt in Edinburgh is back! A succession of puzzles will lead you to find the truth about Sherlock and his connection to the city of Edinburgh.
Come join us for the original free walking tour around the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town.
Discover the best of Scottish artisanal produce: fantastic Scottish cheeses, single malt whisky, smoked salmon, an Edinburgh gin liqueur cocktail, meat or veggie haggis and a surpr…
Edinburgh’s hysterical, historical, and completely original comedy walking tour will take you through the cobbled streets of Edinburgh’s Old Town with comic inspiration coming from…
A guided walking tour visiting the sites and haunts of Edinburgh’s literary legends: Robert Burns, Walter Scott, RL Stevenson, Conan Doyle, JK Rowling, McCall Smith and others, wit…
The story of street performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Take an easy walking tour to discover a little-known side of Edinburgh’s Old Town.
An audio walk through the streets of Edinburgh.
Combining history, humour and horror, this walking tour culminates inside the Covenanter’s Prison – a locked section of a 16th-century walled cemetery.
Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the original and best Harry Potter walking tour of Edinburgh.
A fascinating insight into Edinburgh’s past, hear incredible stories of royalty, writers, sieges, battles and plagues.
This entertaining tour will take you through the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town covering history, culture, folklore and much more.
Join Gorgie’s first Street Art Sculpture Trail Walking Tour, hosted by contributing artist Mario A Gonzalez Robert.
Re-imagine the New Town’s East Claremont Street as a front line, where the military world meets the civilian, shaped through the eyes, ear and experiences of an army reservist as…
Join Invisible Cities’ award-winning tour guide Paul as he returns to tell you all about the women of Leith throughout history, from Mary of Guise to Mary Moriarty.
Come and join us online or live for the original free walking tour around the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town.
Come join the brilliant Boogie Shoes Silent Disco Walking Disco as they return to their Scottish roots for an immersive dance-walk through the historic streets of Edinburgh.
Researched and designed by best-selling historical author and award-winning novelist J A Henderson, our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest history.
Our unique tour sets out to capture the essence and idiosyncrasies of the characters and locations of the McCall Smith 44 Scotland Street books.
Grab a wand and join your robed guide on Edinburgh’s original and best Harry Potter walking tour – accept no imitations! Discover inspirations for characters and locations, visit…
Treasure Hunt for the Imagination.
Come on an Edinburgh Food Safari, where we do the hunting and you do the eating.
Start your day early in the Athens of the North by getting your bearings from poorly informed Chartered Town Planner, Angus.
Led by local historian and actor Colin Brown, Rebustours run throughout the Fringe, starting and finishing at The Royal Oak pub on Infirmary Street.
Discover the stories of the musicians who have stayed, played and made music in Scotland’s capital city with these entertaining, guided walking tours.
Join our expert guides for a free walk around the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town.
Discover a little-known side of Edinburgh’s Old Town: behind the historic buildings, find the surprising number of little gardens and green nooks and crannies, all with a story to …
Join the Silent Adventures dream team as they lead you on a fun-filled silent disco tour of the capital.
A guided walk in a lush, green valley with a focus on key Scottish architectural features.
Following the popularity of Greenyonder Tours’ sell-out tour Hidden Gardens of the Royal Mile, this walking tour celebrates the work of Patrick Geddes, the early Scots environmen…
Enjoy a relaxed walk through the historic Old Town with a bona fide Scottish Historian.
A hilarious street cleaner sweeps you off on an outdoor journey into the unknown festival, uncovering its secrets and making an ingenious show out of rubbish with his extraordinary…
A guided walking tour visiting the sites and haunts of Edinburgh’s literary legends: Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, JM Barrie, Alex…
Experience the dark and hidden atmosphere of the Detective Inspector John Rebus books which are written by best-selling crime writer Ian Rankin.
Experience the Trainspotting walking tour on location in Leith.
Entertaining and informative guided walking tours that tell the stories of the musicians who have stayed, played and made music in Edinburgh.
Booking is essential for this sell-out tour.
Children and grown-up children, walk, dance, sing and enjoy our musical streets for one hour! Silent disco fun with our party panda.
Get off the tourist drag and onto the gin trail: see the New Town through gin-tinted spectacles with gin liqueur cocktails, G&T toasted marshmallows, gin-cured salmon and a Highlan…
Edinburgh’s status as first UN City of Literature recognises its long history of welcoming international writers and Scottish writers exploring the wider world.
It’s August, and we know what has lured all of you to Edinburgh—the neoclassical architecture!Whether you’re a regular tourist, Fringe-goer or resident, Cobble Tales' Arc…
A completely unique, side-splittingly hilarious walk of Edinburgh’s Old Town with local comedian Daniel Downie that promises to be more hysterical than historical.
Let one of Edinburgh’s most infamous sons or daughters lead you round the dark side of Edinburgh’s Old Town.
Researched and designed by best-selling historical author and award winning novelist J A Henderson, our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest history.
This tour will take you into parts of Edinburgh that you did not know existed, off the tourist trail.
2018 sell-out; a small group walk in a green valley with a focus on key Scottish architectural features.
The tour is regarded by many as a pioneer in its field and a must-see cultural attraction in guide books throughout the world.
Following 2018’s sell-out, five-star shows, the Silent Adventures team are back with even more madness and brand new adventures to boot.
Join this lively and entertaining guided walking tour and enjoy decades of thrilling Fringe stories from today to Edinburgh’s first festivals in 1947.
Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the original tour of Edinburgh designed especially for Potter fans – accept no imitations! Discover inspirations for characters and locat…
Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme for Fringe participants.
Linking Old and New Towns, Princes Street Gardens are truly amazing in their unique geology, disputed history, diverse planting and the myriad ways that ordinary folk have used and…
Free, guided short film walk with site-specific outdoor screenings.
Get off the tourist drag and on the gin trail! See the New Town through gin-tinted spectacles with gin cocktails, G and T marshmallows, chocolates and gin-cured salmon on this fab …
Experience the dark and hidden atmosphere of the Detective Inspector John Rebus books, which are written by bestselling crime writer Ian Rankin.
Weaving through courtyards, kirkyards and vennels, hear poems about Edinburgh past and present written by residents, tourists and those who visited only in imagination, including R…
These entertaining and informative guided walking tours tell the story of the musicians who have stayed, played and made music in Edinburgh.
Experience the iconic Trainspotting on location in Leith, including places featured in the book such as Central Station and Leith Dockers Club.
Escape the crowds and explore Leith with a local through its beer scene, past and present.
In the 18th century the Royal Mile had 117 brothels! This tour is led by a lady of the night (a guide, not a lady of negotiable virtues).
Welcome to a magic city tour by night with elements of sightseeing, performance and quests.
Dive into the horrors of history in our immersive walking tour and show.
Who is the real Sherlock Holmes? Join us on this 90-minute magical mystery walking tour as we take a step back in time to Victorian Edinburgh and discover the hidden history and fo…
A small group walk in a lush valley with a focus on key Scottish architectural features.
Researched and designed by best-selling historical author and award-winning novelist JA Henderson, our walks combine the weirdest stories, wickedest humour and wildest history.
Join a local guide for a fun and informative introduction to Edinburgh’s Old Town.
Have you met Clart and McBrain? Performed in and out of Edinburgh’s famous – and infamous – taverns and howfs, the tour takes the form of an impassioned debate between two fict…
Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the original tour in Edinburgh designed especially for Potter fans! You’ll discover the magical locations that inspired characters and sc…
A magic adventure in the city of streetlights with elements of sightseeing, theatre performance and quest.
A light-hearted unofficial free walking tour of the Fringe, meeting outside Burgers and Beer Grillhouse at 10:30 – ending in a 15-20 professional magic show in The Newsroom on Le…
Experience the dark, hidden world of the best-selling Detective Rebus books.
Walk the historic and dramatic Royal Mile with poet Ken Cockburn.
Join an expert local guide for a historical walking tour around Edinburgh’s world-famous Old Town.
2017 is the 250th anniversary of the adoption of James Craig’s plan for a planned, elite suburb which would eventually separate Edinburgh into ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Towns.
Who is the Real Sherlock Holmes? Take a step back in time to Victorian Edinburgh, and join our very own Holmes on a magical walking tour to discover the hidden history and forgotte…
Take an easy walking tour to discover a little-known side of Edinburgh’s Old Town: behind the historic buildings find the surprising number of gardens and green nooks and crannies,…
A guided walking tour visiting the sites and haunts of Edinburgh’s literary legends: Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, JM Barrie, Al…
Follow in the footsteps of power on this walking tour of capitalism from British Empire to banking crisis, with jokes.
Join a small group tour of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town, followed by a tutored tasting of four Scotch whiskies.
Join a local guide for this fun and informative walk through 900 years of Edinburgh’s history.
Edinburgh is the greatest place a Harry Potter fan can visit if they’re looking to immerse themselves in an environment that feels authentically wizarding.
Join the infamous Clart and McBrain in a brilliant and witty dramatic romp through the wynds, courtyards and pubs of Edinburgh.
Put on your headphones and set off on a journey through Brighton’s hidden corners accompanied by the fragments, stories and shifting sounds of six people who have experienced homel…
Guru Dudu returns with his hilarious dance-walking tours where everyone wears headphones (supplied) and can hear the fun commentary from Guru Dudu and the dance mix of uplifting fa…
Before World War One most immigrants to Brighton were French and German speakers from the Continent.
It could not have been a better day to go on a stroll around Brighton.
Geoffrey Mead will be conducting a special tour dating back over 90 years of cafe and family history.
Hove has been home to women whose ideas have shaken up our world - from some of Britain’s first women doctors to suffragettes, from social campaigners to boundary shifting entert…
Brighton’s most popular 90 minute traditional city walking tour.
Close to the city centre lies the Victorian suburb of Clifton Hill and Montpelier; a quiet architecturally interesting community with its own geological, geographical and social hi…
London Road is an area rapidly regenerating after years of inner city decline.
A fact-filled walk celebrating our unique city.
Award-nominated sell-out hit HIP returns as an immersive journey through the streets of 1970s Brighton.
See work in progress on a 16th century merchant’s house as the original fabric is revealed and conserved, discover its fascinating past, hear about its future as the Patrick Gedd…
Stone me! Luis Albornoz and Paul Everett of the British Geological Survey deliver a rewarding walking talk on Edinburgh’s geology, providing information on the bedrock of our bui…
Life-changing daily walking tours with Stompy (Half Naked Chef).
Take a better look at the streets of Edinburgh with this smartphone driven piece of interactive theatre.
You’d be forgiven for thinking this was a generic literary tour, because of the way it had been marketed in the Fringe programme.
Greenyonder’s most popular tour.
Democracy is a hot topic in Scotland.
Allan Foster, a writer whose name is practically synonymous with Edinburgh literary tourism, is our guide on the Book Lovers’ Tour, which specialises in introducing tourists to t…
Walk the historic and dramatic Royal Mile with poet Ken Cockburn, weaving through narrow closes, open squares and secret gardens to discover how this city has been inspiring writer…
Start your Fringe day with a laugh-and-learn walk through some of Edinburgh’s weirder backstory.
Life behind the scenes at the world’s largest trade show for the arts.
Join a fun and informative walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town, followed by a tutored tasting of four single malt Scotch whiskies.
This free walking tour is geared for Potter fans young and old: Plenty of Harry Potter lore blended with some mild speculation, historical information and plenty of jokes.
A terrifying journey into the lair of the world famous Mackenzie Poltergeist, the best documented supernatural case in history.
Join a fun and informative small group tour through Edinburgh’s historic city centre, led by a knowledgeable and experienced local guide.
A phone rings.
Brighton & Hove is a city of contrasts.
Singing minstrels Guy Hayward and Will Parsons of the British Pilgrimage Trust, lead us in an evening about the re-introduction of pilgrimage to 21st century Britain.
An innovative digital oral history project from Little Green Pig and the heritage strand of the Brighton Homeless Trust .
Nando Messias was beaten up on the street in an act of homophobic hatred.
The Clifton Hill and Montpelier area is a charming, inner-city architectural gem that is the essence of Brighton style.
Having lived at the top
end of Brighton’s London Road for the last six years, I’ve witnessed first-hand
the rapid and accelerating gentrification taking place in the area, di…
Wilful princesses, Music Hall stars, headstrong courtesans, acrobats, entrepreneurs - Brighton has always attracted women who dare to do things differently.
By popular demand! Hove has been home to women whose ideas have shaken up our world - from some of Britain’s first women doctors to suffragettes; campaigners to boundary-shifting e…
A walk celebrating all that’s unique, and a little bit weird, about Brighton.
“A fascinating stroll through the city’s association with the occult, packed with detail and entertainingly dodgy conjecture” **** (The Argus).
Locally sourced natural materials – a strategy for sustainable construction? Emily Tracey of the British Geological Survey provides a rewarding walking talk on the geology that p…
Uncover the secrets of the dead in this creepy night time tour of Greyfriars, Edinburgh’s most historic graveyard.
Going into this show, I had my reservations.
Explore the labyrinth of secrets lurking behind the Edinburgh Playhouse foyer doors as the custodians (past and present) of this stunning theatre lead you through the history of a …
Come to Gayfield Creative Spaces on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays for a series of walks as we explore our own locality and the wonderful green spaces and creative ini…
Edinburgh is a city of stark contrasts.
Explore the dark, hidden side of best-selling author Ian Rankin’s Edinburgh.
There have been many books, films, documentaries, etc on Mary Stuart, giving us many perceptions of Mary, those involved with her, and incidents in her life.
Take part in the Festival’s longest running show at no charge at all.
On our tour we will reveal some of the secrets hidden within a city rich in culture and ancient history and blessed with beauty.
The Potter Trail, beginning opposite the Greyfriars Bobby statue, is proud to say that it is perfectly magical, thank you very much.
The Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour is exactly what it says on the tin: an exploration of the streets, the sights and, most importantly, the pubs that have all influenced the city’s ri…
New in town? Start your day with a fun and informative walking tour, following a scenic route through Edinburgh’s city centre.
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