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Take a walk with us…

Dear Visitor, Welcome to Edinburgh! Let us, at Walk the Old Town, be your entrusted guides in one of Scotland’s most beloved cities. Here, you will find a magical place that’s a feast for all the senses and classified UNESCO world Heritage site.

Discover the city’s secrets, as our costumed guides share their vast historical knowledge of Scotland and her unique capital city. We made ‘the perilous journey through time‘ in order to bring you tales from Auld Reekie’s most celebrated periods of history. Get to see the cemetery where fresh corpses were dug up and sold to rogue doctors! Hear about the unquiet poltergeist that haunts Greyfriars cemetery! Learn about the most notorious mass murder in Scottish history! Visit the final resting place of the worst poet in the English language… All this and more awaits you, so book today and make history!

Why choose walk the old town?

Here at Walk the Old down we do as it says on the tin. We conduct 1 hour Historical Walking Tours of Edinburgh. So, come along with us on a History Walk where you will get a superb, professional service with the opportunity to take your pictures with the team in costume as a souvenir. Our guides have a total of more than 10 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry and we LOVE our job. History is what we do best and it shows!

Walk the Old Town caters to all walks of life and our clients love our passion for history and the personalized touch that we provide. We specialize in stress-free, small group walking tours. With us, there is no clamoring to hear your guide, getting lost or missing out on the experience. We will cater to your individual needs, such as walking disabilities, hearing impairments and more. Our visitors love our unique and signature service and it’s evident, simply look at our reviews!

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