Take a unique journey around the sites, stories and secrets of the Edinburgh Old Town you might otherwise miss. The best way to explore Edinburgh is to follow your feet.
Where the buses can’t take you, and what the guide books don’t show you is where the real stories can be found – the closes, wynds, courtyards and homes of Old Edinburgh.
Your guide will paint a vivid picture of the colourful past and people - see the secrets and hear the tales – the culture, crime and politics of Scotland’s capital.
A wonderful introduction to Edinburgh, it’s past and people.
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Price & Options
Guests who are suffering from the ill-effects of the excessive consumption alcohol or are under the influence of alcohol on the day of the activity, are not permitted to participate in this activity.
Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
As you are participating in a walking tour, primarily outdoors, please dress appropriately for both the weather and terrain.
Warm, waterproof clothing when required.
Please contact Mercat Tours to confirm the date and time of your booking within 48 hours of your tour.
Your ticket is valid only for the tour on which you have booked. It is not transferable. If you miss your tour the tour operator will attempt to accommodate you later but customers who have pre-paid have priority.
For health and safety reasons, anyone deemed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be admitted on the tour. No refunds will be given in such an event.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.